Senior High Musicale: Sacramento

March 9, 2017–March 10, 2017
Capital Christian Center, 9470 Micron Avenue, Sacramento, CA


ACSI Musicale is a two-day choir festival that culminates in a public Command Performance and Sacred Concert in which all choirs are combined. Each choir, regardless of size, must memorize the six (6) combined songs chosen by the guest conductor. Each choir will also be adjudicated by the guest conductor on two (2) of their own selections. Musicale also features adjudications for chamber choirs, large ensembles, small ensembles, sacred classical solos, and gospel solos. 

This is not a competition. Choirs, ensembles, and soloists are adjudicated by the guest conductor or guest adjudicators, and received oral and written evaluative comments. Adjudicators will select outstanding soloists and ensembles to perform at the evening Command Performance and Sacred Concert. Accompaniment at Musicale is piano only (no taped music). Strict adherence to policies and procedures detailed in the Musicale Handbook is essential. Participation fees include lunch and dinner on Thursday and Friday. The Command Performance and Sacred Concert is held on Friday evening. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. 

If you have additional questions, please feel free to call the CA/HI Regional Office at 714.256.1287 or email the CA/HI Student Activities Coordinator



Location:

Capital Christian Center

9470 Micron Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95827

Fees:

All fees are to be paid with a school check made out to ACSI (no personal checks, please).

School Fee: $65 by October 31 ($85 thereafter)

Student Participation Fee: $75 per student if postmarked by the Chairperson's deadline ($85 thereafter) 

Adult fee: $50 per adult if postmarked by the Chairperson's deadline ($60 thereafter)

Solo and Ensemble Divisions (optional): 

Classical/Gospel Solo $20 per soloist, prior to deadline ($25 thereafter)

Small Ensemble $25 per ensemble, prior to deadline ($30 thereafter)

Large Ensemble $35 per ensemble, prior to deadline ($40 thereafter)

Chamber Choir $35 per choir, prior to deadline ($40 thereafter)



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