Make plans to join the Assumption Choir for their Spring Concert next Monday, May 24th, at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Davenport! This 7:00 p.m. concert will feature a variety of selections learned throughout the year, and will honor the work of our graduating seniors.
Congratulations to the Assumption High School Choir! They earned a Division 1 rating from all three judges at the IHSMA District Large Group Festival held on Monday, May 10th. A video of their performance can be viewed with the below link:
Choir – Large Group Festival
Congratulations to our 2020 Iowa High School Music Association All-State musicians!
Annette Baker – Soprano I
Madeline Murphy – Soprano II
Noah McCracken – Euphonium
The Assumption Choir will present a concert on Monday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m. This 30 minute program will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2810 5th Ave., Rock Island. Please note that this program was originally scheduled for October 20th. All in attendance will be required to wear a mask and seating will be socially distanced. The program will also be live-streamed on Assumption’s Facebook page.
The Assumption High School Choir will be teaming up with the top two choirs from the University of Iowa (Kantorei and University Choir) this Friday, February 28th for a special choral performance at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 422 E. 10th St., Davenport. This free, one-hour program will begin at 7:00 p.m., and will conclude a wonderful day of collaboration and master classes. Please join us for what will be a stunning program of music.!
On Sunday, December 8th, 10 members of the Assumption Choir traveled out to St. Peter in Buffalo to sing for their 10:00 Mass. This marked the first time members of the choir have visited St. Peter, and they were very thankful for the warm reception and hospitality.
Assumption Choir visits St. Andrew Parish in Blue Grass
On Sunday, November 3rd the Assumption Choir visited Blue Grass and sang for Mass at St. Andrew Parish. Many thanks to the staff and parishioners of the parish for being so welcoming and accommodating!
Iowa All-State Chorus
Three Assumption vocalists were accepted to the 2019 Iowa All-State Chorus, and include Madeline Murphy ’21 (Soprano 2), Annette Baker ’21 (Soprano 1), and Bailey Lehnert ’22 (Soprano 1). Their acceptance represents the first time an Assumption singer has been chosen for the chorus since 2000, and they are now the 9th, 10th, and 11th students ever to be selected for the All-State Chorus. The 73rd Annual All-State Music Festival will take place in Hilton Coliseum on the Iowa State University campus on November 22nd and 23rd, and will conclude with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on November 23rd. The festival will be recorded and broadcast on Iowa Public Television. Please check the IPTV website (iptv.org) for exact times and dates.
Assumption Choir Members to sing at Lourdes’ Fall Festival –
11 members of the Assumption Choir will be helping to entertain participants of Our Lady of Lourdes’ Fall Festival on this Saturday, September 21st. The students will be singing at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. Come support these students and the members of Our Lady of Lourdes in Bettendorf!
The Knight Notation Jazz Choir participated in the Solon Vocal Jazz Festival in Solon, Iowa on February 15th. The ensemble peformed well and received a score that was 35 points higher than last year’s score. Congratulations, Knight Notation! Ensemble members include: Nathan Seutter ‘19, Madeline Murphy ’21, Kelly Anzola ’19, Abby Schauer ’19, Jon Herrington ’19, and Melanie Comer ’19.