Department of Music

UT High School Honor Choir

Saturday, April 4, 2020
Rehearsal: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Concert: 7 p.m.

Featuring Guest Composer Tarik O'Regan and Conductor Dr. Brad Pierson

Save the date for our 2020 High School Honor Choir with guest composer Tarik O'Regan!

Tarik O'Regan

Tarik O'Regan (born: London, 1978) has written music for a wide variety of ensembles and organizations; these include the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Sydney Dance Company, Chamber Choir Ireland, BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, and the Royal Opera House, London.

The Phoenix, his opera about the life of Lorenzo Da Ponte, commissioned by Houston Grand Opera with a libretto by John Caird, will receive its premiere in April 2019, starring Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni. Other highlights of the 2018/19 season include revival performances of two large-scale concert works, Solitude Trilogy and Mass Observation, by the Vancouver Chamber Choir and Houston Chamber Choir respectively.

O’Regan’s work, recognized with two GRAMMY® nominations and two British Composer Awards, has been recorded on 36 albums and is published exclusively by Novello & Co. Ltd, part of the Music Sales Group.


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

Locus Iste - Tarik O'Regan (OUP 9780193439016) 
We Remember Them - Tarik O'Regan (HL 14023828)
I Listen to the Stillness of You - Tarik O'Regan (HL 00248703)
Your Soul is Song - Jake Runestad (
Hlohonolofatsa - Daniel Jackson (WW 1588) 

We recommend using our friends at Musical Resources to purchase these scores.

Register Today

Deadline to register: March 20, 2020

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

UT Director of Choral Activities

Last Updated: 12/10/19