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Welcome CMEA All State Honor Choirs 2020

April 2 - 4, 2020

Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut 

Here you will find information about your all state experience, and find practice tracks to help you prepare your music in advance of the festival.

Meet The Clinicians

Dr. Jeffrey Douma

Mixed Choir Conductor

Dr. Douma is the director of the Yale Glee Club and a Professor of Choral Conducting at the Yale School of Music.

Ms. Erika Schroth

Mixed Choir Collaborative Pianist

Ms. Schroth is the director of choirs at Hopkins School in New Haven, Connecticut.

Mr. Tesfa Wondemagegnehu

Treble Choir Conductor

Maestro Wondemagegnehu directs the Viking Chorus and the Chapel Choir at St. Olaf College.

Mr. Jake Troy

Treble Choir Collaborative Pianist

Mr. Troy is the director of choirs at Westbrook High School in Westbrook, Connecticut.

Mr. Matthew Harrison

Mixed Choir Co-Chair

Mr. Harrison is the director of choirs at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, Connecticut.

Mrs. Amanda Hanzlik

Mixed Choir Co-Chair

Mrs. Hanzlik is the director of choirs at Edwin O. Smith High School in Storrs, Connecticut. 

Mr. Dale Griffa

Head Chaperone

Mr. Griffa is the director of choirs at St. Luke's School in New Canaan, Connecticut.  

Mrs. Stephanie Zak

Treble Choir Co-Chair

Mrs. Zak is the director of choirs at Middletown High School in Middletown, Connecticut.

Ms. Theresa Voss

Treble Choir Co-Chair

Ms. Voss is the director of choirs at Joseph A. Foran High School in Milford, Connecticut.

Mixed Choir Program

Treble Choir Program

The Star-Spangled Banner, John Stafford Smith/Arr. Matthew Harrison

Gloria (from Masque of Angels), Dominick Argento

Prayer, René Clausen

and the swallow, Caroline Shaw

I Ain't Got No Home, Woody Guthrie/Arr. Jeffrey Douma

Tuttarana, Reena Esmail

The Star-Spangled Banner, John Stafford Smith/Arr. Matthew Harrison

This is your Time, J. Reese Norris

When Thunder Comes, Mari Valverde

Er ist gekommen, Clara Schumann/Arr. Brandon Williams

They May Tell You, Andrea Ramsey

Still I Rise, Rosephayne Powell

The Star-Spangled Banner

Treble Choir Practice Tracks

Mixed Choir Practice Tracks

Treble SopranosArr. Harrison
00:00 / 01:01
Treble AltosArr. Harrison
00:00 / 01:01

The All State Concert will begin with the singing of the national anthem (The Star-Spangled Banner).  Everyone in attendance will sing the anthem together - lead by the combined Treble and Mixed Honor Choirs.  The President of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association, Mrs. Amanda Hanzlik will conduct.

Mixed SopranosArr. Harrison
00:00 / 01:01
Mixed AltosArr. Harrison
00:00 / 01:01
Mixed TenorsArr. Harrison
00:00 / 01:01
Mixed BassesArr. Harrison
00:00 / 01:01

Gloria - from the opera "The Masque of Angels"

Mixed Choir Practice Tracks

Soprano 1Argento
00:00 / 03:15
Soprano 2Argento
00:00 / 03:15
Alto 1Argento
00:00 / 03:15
Alto 2Argento
00:00 / 03:15
Tenor 1Argento
00:00 / 03:15
Tenor 2Argento
00:00 / 03:15
BassArgento
00:00 / 03:15
Piano OnlyArgento
00:00 / 03:14
All Parts EqualArgento
00:00 / 03:15

Prayer, René Clausen

Mixed Choir Practice Tracks

Soprano 1Clausen
00:00 / 03:48
Soprano 2Clausen
00:00 / 03:48
Alto 1Clausen
00:00 / 03:48
Alto 2Clausen
00:00 / 03:48
Tenor 1Clausen
00:00 / 03:48
Tenor 2Clausen
00:00 / 03:48
Bass 1Clausen
00:00 / 03:48
Bass 2Clausen
00:00 / 03:48
All Voices EqualClausen
00:00 / 03:48

and the swallow, Caroline Shaw

Mixed Choir Practice Tracks

Soprano 1Shaw
00:00 / 02:44
Soprano 2Shaw
00:00 / 02:44
Alto 1Shaw
00:00 / 02:44
Alto 2Shaw
00:00 / 02:44
Tenor 1Shaw
00:00 / 02:44
Tenor 2Shaw
00:00 / 02:44
Bass 1Shaw
00:00 / 02:44
Bass 2Shaw
00:00 / 02:44
All Parts EqualShaw
00:00 / 02:44

I Ain't Got No Home (Guthrie/Arr. Douma)

Mixed Choir Practice Tracks

Soprano 1Guthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12
Soprano 2Guthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12
Alto 1Guthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12
Alto 2Guthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12
Tenor 1Guthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12
Tenor 2Guthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12
Bass 1Guthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12
Bass 2Guthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12
All Parts EqualGuthrie/Douma
00:00 / 02:12

Tuttarana, Reena Esmail

Mixed Choir Practice Tracks

Soprano 1 MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
Soprano 2.1 MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
Soprano 2.2. MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
Alto 1 MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
Alto 2 MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
Tenor MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
Bass 1 MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
Bass 2 MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
All Parts Equal MM 130Esmail
00:00 / 05:49
Soprano 1 MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46
Soprano 2.1 MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46
Soprano 2.2 MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46
Alto 1 MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46
Alto 2 MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46
Tenor MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46
Bass 1 MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46
Bass 2 MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46
All Parts Equal MM 200Esmail
00:00 / 03:46