Siouxland all-state choir hopefuls to perform concert

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Sioux City, IA — High school singers attending Briar Cliff University’s Pre-All-State Choral Music Camp will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the Bishop Heelan High School Fine Arts Building. The event is free and open to the public.

The performance marks the culmination of the 32nd Pre-All-State Choral Music Camp, held Aug. 5 through 7 on the campus of Briar Cliff University. This intensive camp, hosted by the Department of Music at Briar Cliff, is designed to prepare students for the 2018 Iowa All-State Chorus auditions in a casual but hard-working atmosphere. Students hailing from dozens of school districts in northwest Iowa attend the camp.

The camp’s musical director is Dr. Sean Burton, Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities, and Chairperson of the Music Department at Briar Cliff. Those assisting with musical instruction include Dr. Jeremy Owens, Associate Professor of Music at BCU; Dr. John Flanery, BCU alum and Co-Director of Choral Activities, Bishop Heelan High School; Dr. Jean Hickman, Director of Choral Activities, Daytona State College; Jayne Koch, BCU alum and freelance accompanist; and Rachael Wragge, BCU alum and Co-Director of Choral Activities, Bishop Heelan High School. Briar Cliff music students Emily Bramlett, Morgan Chartier, Michael Danner, Luke Griesel and Katherine Logan are serving as camp counselors.

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