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October 26 - 27, 2018

Join high school singers from across the region to practice and perform under the baton of renowned conductor Hugh Ferguson Floyd. With participation limited to one or two SATB quartets per school, this festival offers your top students the opportunity to enhance their ensemble skills and interact with their musical peers. Rehearsals begin Friday evening and culminate in a free performance with the Furman Singers on Saturday afternoon. Choral directors are invited to attend a special Saturday morning workshop on choral tone and the essentials of proper vocal production. We hope you and your students will make plans to attend!

Register

Registration deadline is September 15. Quartet student names due by October 8.
  • One quartet: $160
  • Two quartets: $320

Festival Repertoire 2018

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Each school may bring one or two SATB quartets. In order to maintain a balanced ensemble, part substitution will not be permitted, though substitutions may be made within a part if an originally registered student is not able to attend.  Choral directors must attend and be in the building with their students. The student fee includes a packet of festival music for each participant and lunch on Saturday. Directors and chaperones also join us for lunch.  Music packets for each participant plus one for the director will be mailed in mid September.  Please see the registration form for specific titles. Participants are expected to be well prepared prior to arriving at the festival.

SUBMIT Quartet Names for Printed Program
Link will activate in September. Deadline October 8


Contact Us

Festival Director: Hugh Ferguson Floyd, 864-294-2161

Festival Registration: Marcella Frese, at 864.294.2118 or marcella.frese@furman.edu.  

Mailing address:
Fall Choral Festival
Furman Music
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC  29613
 

Projected Schedule

FRIDAY
6:30 p.m. Arrive, Check-In
Daniel Music Building, Nan Trammell Herring Music Pavilion
BRING YOUR MUSIC in Concert Folders.
 
7 - 9 p.m. Festival Choir Rehearsal
Harper Hall, Nan Trammell Herring Music Pavilion
 
SATURDAY
9-10:30 a.m. Rehearsal
Harper Hall
 
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Rehearsal
Harper Hall
 
12-1:30 p.m. Festival Luncheon
For participants, directors, chaperones.
Change into concert attire.
 
1:45-2:45 p.m. Rehearsal
McAlister Auditorium stage
 
2:45 p.m. Break
 
3:00-4:15 p.m. CONCERT
Festival Choir and Furman Singers
McAlister Auditorium
Parents and friends invited. No admission fee. Free parking.

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