Monday, March 2nd, 2020

For students in 4th-6th grade.  Each teacher may bring 20 students per grade level.

Rehearsal Tracks

Registration Link

Registration Extended - Due by January 10th, 2020


If weather does not cooperate, our alternate date will be Monday, March 9th, 2020 (Alternate date for Harrisburg is Tuesday, March 10th, 2020)

Checks made to SDMEA ($35 per student) and can be mailed to the address below.

SDMEA c/o Vicki Hyder
Oscar Howe Elementary
2801 S Valley View Rd
Sioux Falls, SD 57106


Festival Choir Sites - 

STURGIS: Kari Owens

Site Chair: Hillary Hill

MITCHELL: Nicole Thietje

Site Chair: Kim Bruguier

GREGORY: Lora Moriarty

Site Chair: Katie Opp

MOBRIDGE: Rosalind Hofer

Site Chair: Lisa Zahn


Site Chair: Melissa Fikse

BERESFORD: Matthew Baker

Site Chair: Becky Sanderson


Schedule - 

(subject to change based on guest director and site needs) 
8:00-8:30                      Registration & Choir Seating
8:30-10:00                    Rehearsal 1
10:00-10:15                  Break/Snack
10:15-11:45                  Rehearsal 2
11:45-12:15                  Lunch (provided as part of registration fee)
12:15-2:00                    Rehearsal 3
2:00-2:15                      Break/Snack (hand out t-shirts)

2:15-3:15                     Dress rehearsal
3:15                             Doors Open
3:30                             Concert

Selections to be performed -

The Little Birch Tree-Sue Bohlin, 2 part

Oceans & Stars-Amy Bernon 2 part

Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier”-Arr Russell Robinson 2 part

Shake the Papaya Down- arr. Dwyer and Waller 3 part

Antiphonal Kyrie- Susan Thrift 2 part

See pictures from Festival Choir - click on the album below.

Festival Chorus Photo Album

Please contact Vicki Hyder, SDMEA Elementary Chair, with any questions: