On Monday, November 14th, Colorado Mesa University Vocal Arts Ensemble will perform alongside the Grand Valley Children’s Choir and vocalists selected from over 20 high schools statewide. The concert is an annual event sponsored by CMU and brings together over 130 voices, many of whom go on to major in music at colleges and universities across the country.
The CCD High School Select Choir will be directed by guest conductor, Dr. Sandra Snow from Michigan State University. Dr. Snow holds appointments in conducting and music education at the MSU College of Music where she interacts with undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of conducting, choral pedagogy and choral singing. She also travels extensively guest conducting all-state and honor choirs and holding residencies with singers of all ages.
Colorado Mesa University Vocal Arts Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Monte Atkinson and the Grand Valley Children’s Choir is under the direction of Dazie Kirtland and Danielle Behrens. The Colorado Choral Directors’ 26th Annual Select Choir Concert will take place at 7:30 pm on Monday, November 14th in the Grand Junction High School Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door. Cost is $5 adults/seniors, $3 students.