Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A Night on Broadway March 20, 2018

The Glacier High School Choral Department will present "A Night on Broadway" Tuesday, March 20 at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm in the Glacier High School Performance Hall.
The concert will open with Glacier Gust performing "Carrying the Banner" from "Newsies." Glacier Breeze will follow with selections from the hit musical "Once On This Island." The Glacier Girls will take us back to the thirties with music from "Annie." The Glacier Echoes will perform Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera." Songs from "Lion King" will be sung by the combined Advanced Women and Men's Choirs.  Selections from "Aladdin" will be performed by the Glacier Concert Choir.  All voices will join together to close the concert with the poignant "You Will Be Found" from the Broadway musical "Dear Evan Hansen."

Monday, November 27, 2017

Holiday Concert December 19, 2017

Update: What a beautiful evening! I am so proud of all of our musicians. Click here to see photos from the evening: Angel Song 2017

The Glacier High School Music Department will present “Angel Song” on Tuesday, December 19 at 4 pm and 7 pm in the Glacier High School Performance Hall.  The Glacier High School Choirs under the direction of Sandee Sauer and the Glacier High School Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Sherry Simmons and David Barr will join together in a festive collaboration of holiday music.

Over 200 Glacier High School musicians will perform an amazing selection of songs that are sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit. The audience will enjoy beautiful arrangements of fresh new holiday works such as Rutter’s “Angels’ Carol” and Mason’s “The Merriest Time of Year”, as well as new settings of perennial favorites such as “We Need a Little Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” and “O Holy Night”. The program will open with all the musicians coming together in a wonderful Joseph Martin rendition of the English Carol “Arise and Shine! Your Light Has Come!” from the cantata ‘Journey of Promises’ and will close with a rousing performance of the “Hallelujah Chorus" from Handel's Messiah. Glacier High School choir alumni are invited to join the musicians on stage for this beautiful and exciting holiday tradition.

This year’s performance will include an extensive art show displaying work from Glacier High School students coordinated by Josh Lancaster and the art department faculty. The concert is free and open to the public. Glacier High School invites everyone to join this joyous celebration of the holiday season.

UM All-Star Honor Choir 2018

With hundreds of nominations from Montana, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho and Canada, selection to this year's All-Star Choirs was extremely competitive and both the Mixed and Women's Choirs will surely be the strongest groups yet!  Dr. David Edmonds from the University of Montana will direct the women's choir.  The mixed choir will be under the direction of Dr. Cameron Labarr from Missouri State University.  Congratulations!

Mixed Choir:
Caroline Dye, Alto 1
Nathan Gironda, Tenor 2
Tyler Judd, Bass 2
Isabelle Lyon, Soprano 2
Christian Tucker, Tenor 2
Alyeska Zuckert, Alto 2

Women's Choir:
Mary Cabrera, Soprano 2
Kaitlyn Carter, Alto 2
Aubry Grame, Soprano 1
Jillian Nitschelm, Soprano 1
Jezalyn Schussler, Soprano 1

The festival takes place February 2-4, 2018 in Missoula, Montana.  The concert will be Sunday, February 4, 2018, 1:00 pm, Dennison Theatre.

NW ACDA Honor Choir 2018

Congratulations! In the Northwest Region of ACDA, which covers six states, there are tens of thousands of eligible singers in ACDA member choirs. Out of all of those singers, the following students have been selected to represent Glacier High School, Kalispell, Montana and our region as some of the very best. Again, congratulations on your accomplishment!

Brenden Anderson, Bass 1
Ben Bridwell, Tenor 1
Caroline Dye, Alto 1
Millie Espeseth, Soprano 2
Alyssa Framness, Soprano 2
Nathan Gironda, Tenor 2
Matt Glimm, Bass 1
Isabelle Lyon, Soprano 2
Emmett Van Allen, Bass 2

The convention takes place in Portland, Oregon March 7-10, 2018.  The Women's Concert is Saturday, March 10 at 2:30 pm.  The Men's Concert is Saturday, March 10 at 3:15 pm.  Both concerts are at the Marriott Hotel.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

All-State Choir 2017

I am so proud of our All-State Choir members!  And a special thank you to Nancy Morast and Lora Anderson for the delicious cinnamon rolls!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Fall Concert October 17, 2017

UPDATE:  Wow!  Fantastic job, choirs!  What an excellent way to begin the year.  Click here for links to the photos Fall Concert 2017  Thanks, Pete Sauer!

The Glacier High School Choral Department will present "Autumn Applause" Tuesday, October 17 at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm in the Glacier High School Performance Hall.

The theme of water will weave it's way throughout the evening.  The advanced women's choir will sing the traditional ballad "Bring Me Little Water, Silvy" and the Canadian folk song "Frobisher Bay." The concert choir will share "Wade in the Water" and Vida's beautiful "Famine Song." The Glacier Echoes will perform the Pentatonix song "Water."  "Codfish Shanty" and the Scottish folksong "Skye Boat Song" will be sung by the Men's Choir.

This concert will also feature the debut performance of the new men's ensemble "Glacier Gust."

The choirs will be accompanied by Debby Gardner and Ashlyn Sliter.  The talented horn player, Paul Rossi, will collaborate with the concert choir on a beautiful piece called "In Remembrance."

There is no admission charge for this concert.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

2017 Montana All-State Choir

Congratulations to the following students on making the All-State Choir:

Brenden Anderson, Bass 1
Bria Anderson, Alto 1
Caroline Dye, Alto 1
Millie Espeseth, Soprano 2
Alyssa Framness, Soprano 2
Isabelle Lyon, Soprano 2
Emmett Van Allen, Bass 1
Alyeska Zuckert, Alto 2

The Montana All-State Gala Concert will be held in Bozeman, Friday October 20, 2017.