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Thursday, April 4th, 2024

Mitchell and Sturgis, South Dakota

Join us! Each school can register up to 20 students. The registration fee is $40 per student. The fee includes music, t-shirt, and lunch. 

Register for SDMEA MS Festival Choir using the following link.


Each MS teacher may register up to 20 students (7 and 8th grade)  Registration deadline is Feb. 21, 2024

Mitchell site information

Date of event: April 4, 2024

Location: Mitchell HS Performing Arts Center

Chairperson of event: Anna Heeran

Director of changed voices: Clinton Desmond

Director of treble voices: Susan Porter


Sturgis site information

Date of event: April 4, 2024

Location: Sturgis Community Center Theater

Chairperson of event: Hillary Hill

Director of changed voices: Ben Walstrom

Director of treble voices: Barb Bowenirector: Rodd Bauck

Schedule (Tentative)

8:00-8:30 Registration & Choir Seating

8:30-10:00 Rehearsal 1

10:00-10:15 Break/Snack

10:15-12:00 Rehearsal 2

12:00-12:30 Lunch (provided as part of registration fee)

12:30-2:00 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 (admission is $5 for adults and students free)


Music Selections for SDMEA MS Festival choir

(do not order ahead of time, as the music will be sent to you once registered)


Mixed Choir (all singers combined)

SAB When I sing By Russell Robinson

SAB Hakuna mungu kama wewe By Greg Gilpin


Treble Choir

SSA High Flight By Laura Farnell

SSA Hey! Ho! Fiddle-Eye-O! By Earlene Rentz


Changed Voice Choir

TBB Jenny Kissed Me By Ruth Morris Gray?

TB The Journey Arr. Joseph M Martin



Julie Fastnacht, Middle School Chair: julie.fastnacht@k12.sd.us