Elementary

TPSMEA 2019

Children’s Honor Choir

 

Clinicians:

 

Mark Burrows-Dallas: Nov 8-9, 2019 @ Lovers Lane United Methodist Church

 

Bill Adams-Houston: Nov 1-2, 2019 @ Willow Meadows Baptist Church

 

Al Shlosha D’ Varim
Allan Naplan
Hal Leonard 48004534 2 part

Music Makes Me
Jim Papoulis
Boosey and Hawkes 10567886 2 part

All Night, All Day
arr. Greg Gilpin
Shawnee Press 35030028 2 part

Dear Heavenly Father
J. Paul Williams & Lloyd Larson
Alfred Bock Music 1856046 2 part

Pamoja
Mark Burrows
Heritage Music Press 10953831 2 part

London Bridge
Nick Page
Boosey and Hawkes 48004860 2 part

May A Rainbow Run Beside You
Mark Burrows
Alfred Music Publishing 10866281 2 part

Click here for a list of the CHC music

 Click here for Order Form and Information for Children’s Honor Choir Rehearsal CDs

 

TPSMEA 2019

Middle School Honor Choir

 

The audition pieces for MSHC will be “Let Us Sing Jubilate Deo” and “Psallite.” 
Lisa will send the specific cuts out on Friday, September 13 to TPSMEA members via email.

Join TPSMEA today to make sure you receive the cuts!

 

Clinicians:

 

Greg Gilpin – Dallas: Nov 8-9, 2019 @ Lovers Lane United Methodist Church

 

Christin Reinartz -Houston: Nov 1-2, 2019 @ Willow Meadows Baptist Church

 

Let Us Sing Jubilate Deo
Greg Gilpin
Carl Fischer LLC / 10735150
SATB

Psallite
Praetorius
Alfred Publishing Co, 3300402
SATB

Shoshone Love Song
Roger Emerson
Hall Leonard Corporation 10303135
SATB

Tafta Hindi
Arr. Greg Gilpin
Choristers Guild CGE128 / 10602831
3-part mixed

Music, Lead the Way
Laura Farnell
Carl Fischer LLC, 10352197
SATB

Drying Their Wings
Greg Gilpin
Choristers Guild CGE11 / 10512803
SSA – GIRLS PIECE

Bonse Aba
Victor Johnson
Heritage Music Press 15/2831H 10307387
TTB – BOYS PIECE

Click her for a list of the MSHC Music

Click here for Order Form and Information for MS Honor Choir Rehearsal CDs

Greg Gilpin

Greg Gilpin began piano lessons at the age of four and while continuing his music study in piano, trumpet, French horn and voice, he became an accomplished accompanist in middle school, high school and college. By the time he attended university, he had also directed a church choir for four years. His first choral works were published while attending Northwest Missouri State University, where he received his degree in Vocal Music Education.

Mr. Gilpin resides in Indianapolis, Indiana and since 1986, his career has been and continues to be musically diverse. In addition to his work in music education, he has traveled internationally as a back-up singer for various artists, in demand studio musician and producer and is a well-known ASCAP award-winning composer and arranger. He is a highly respected choral conductor throughout the United States and internationally including the respected and historic venues of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland. Mr. Gilpin also enjoys conducting educational choral tours for singers of all ages to various locations, including Washington DC, Ireland and Hawaii, learning and appreciating culture and history while making beautiful music together as a choral ensemble.

He is currently Director of Educational Choral Publications for Shawnee Press, a well-known and respected choral publisher and is a member of ACDA, NAfME, SAG-AFTRA, and is a Life Loyal Member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

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Middle School Honor Choir

The TPSMEA Middle School Honor Choir is an SATB “auditioned” choir. The choir is made up of 7th and 8th grade students. Each teacher selects students to submit a recorded audition for judging. You must register your students by the deadline listed above at www.tpsmea.opusevent.com. You must be a current TPSMEA member to submit  an audition. Links for membership to TPSMEA are available on the www.tpsmea.org website. Auditions are judged by participating teachers and, in some cases, guest judges. *Please contact us with any specific requests for exemptions to the 7th and 8th grade eligibility rule…i.e., younger students with changed voices.

Children’s Honor Choir

The TPSMEA Children’s Honor Choir is comprised of outstanding 5th and 6th graders from each school and selected for participation by their teacher. (Students should be no younger than 10 and no older than 12 on the date of the event) Please contact us with any specific questions regarding eligibility of students. There is an “online” and an “in hand” deadline that participating teachers observe. Make sure to check the dates on the TPSMEA vocal calendar. You must register your students by the deadline listed on the calendar and at www.solochair.com

You must also be a current TPSMEA member to register students.

Things You Should Do Today

1. Get information and join TPSMEA today by clicking here.
2. Order rehearsal and accompaniment CDs from Bass Line Productions
3. Order music from from a local music vendor and begin preparing your students.
4. Check the calendar deadlines and performance dates for events.
5. Read TPSMEA Handbook to better understand the MSHC and CHC process.

Lisa Gervig, TPSMEA Elementary Vice President