High School Vocalists Gather for Albion College's Choral Fest

October 14, 2014 | Follow #AlbionChoralfest on Twitter

More than 280 high school students from southern Michigan will gather at Albion College's Goodrich Chapel for Choral Fest on Friday, October 17. The Marshall Singers and groups from 10 other high schools will perform throughout the day. At 2:30 p.m., all groups will gather with Albion College students for a short performance featuring more than 300 vocalists.

Each participating choir will give an adjudicated public performance for Albion College Director of Choral Activities Clayton Parr and guest clinician Karyl Carlson, director of choral activities at Illinois State University. Students also will attend lessons taught by Albion College music faculty and sing under Carlson for the final performance.

A list of ensembles and performance times is given below. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Albion College Music Department or call 517/629-0481.

9:10 a.m., Jackson Western High School Select Choir

9:30 a.m., Clarenceville High School Choraliers

9:50 a.m., Portage Central High School Chamber Singers

10:10 a.m., East Kentwood High School Varsity Voices

10:30 a.m., Three Rivers High School Aristocrats

10:50 a.m., Redford Union High School Madrigal Chorale

11:10 a.m., Albion College Briton Singers

12:30 p.m., Springport High School Varsity Choir

12:50 p.m., Portage Northern High School Songleaders Chorale

1:10 p.m., Holt High School Chorale

1:30 p.m., Marshall Singers

1:50 p.m., Albion College Concert Choir

2:30 p.m., All-singers performance