School of Visual and Performing Arts

UT High School Honor Choir

Saturday, March 16, 2019
Rehearsal: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Concert: 7 p.m.

featuring guest composer Elaine hagenberg and conductor Dr. Brad Pierson

Save the date for our 2019 High School Honor Choir with guest composer Elaine Hagenberg!

Tarik O'Regan

Elaine Hagenberg’s music “soars with eloquence and ingenuity” (ACDA Choral Journal). Her compositions have been awarded and performed by universities, community choirs, schools, and church choirs throughout the United States and abroad. Her music has been featured at All State festivals, national and regional American Choral Directors Association Conferences, the National Youth Choir at Carnegie Hall, the Melbourne International Choral Festival in Australia, International Children’s Choir Festival in Canterbury and London, as well as performances in South Africa and Asia.

With over forty commissioned works, she has composed new music for the American Choral Directors Association Women's Choir consortium, colleges and universities, community choirs, and churches. She is currently the composer-in-residence for the Des Moines Choral Society and the Master Singers of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

In addition to composing, Elaine has been the clinician for conferences and festivals including the Heartland Youth Choir Meet the Composer Festival, Alleluia Conference- Baylor University, the upcoming Voices Unite Festival, Birmingham First Composer Festival, Savannah Sacred Music Festival, and the In Canto Mediterrano International Choral Festival in Milazzo, Italy.

Elaine’s compositions are published with Oxford University Press, Hal Leonard, G. Schirmer, Hinshaw Music, Beckenhorst Press, and Elaine Hagenberg Music.


The registration fee of $40 includes dinner*, a festival T-Shirt, and a CD Recording of the concert.
[*Note: Dinner will be provided for participating students. Lunch will be on their own at the student union. Toledo singers will serve as guides and lead HS students to lunch area. Please remind students to have money for lunch]. 

Pay Honor Choir Fees     (Make sure you have registered first!)

Music To Order

"As The Rain Hides the Stars" - Elaine Hagenberg
"O Love" - Elaine Hagenberg
"Through Love to Light" - Elaine Hagenberg
"The Wind That Shakes the Barley" - Dan Davison 
"The Gartan Mother's Lullaby" - Neil Ginsberg

Register Today

Deadline to register: March 1, 2019

Dr. Brad Pierson, Director of Choral Activities at The University of ToledoDr. Brad Pierson

UT Director of Choral Activities

Last Updated: 6/30/19