PULLMAN, Wash. — Nine high school and middle school choirs will participate in Washington State University Sixth Educational Choral Festival Saturday, Oct. 16, on campus.
The choirs will spend Saturday morning with clinicians Lynn Brinckmeyer, Eastern Washington University; Christopher Raynes, Boise, Idaho; and Julie Anne Wieck, Charles Neufeld, Shelia Converse and Lori Wiest, WSU. At noon, participants will watch an open rehearsal of WSU’s Crimson Company, directed by Roger Kelley.
The festival day will conclude with a 7 p.m. concert at Bryan Hall Auditorium. Four choirs will be selected to perform at the evening program with the WSU Madrigal Singers and Concert Choir, directed by Wiest, and the University Singers, conducted by Neufeld.
The festival and concert is open to the public without charge.
Participating in the concert will be high schools choirs from Cheney, Overlake (Redmond), Clarkston, Othello, Pullman, Lewis and Clark (Spokane), Mabton and Post Falls, Idaho. Salk Middle School (Spokane) also will send its choir to the daylong event.