Assumption Choir Earns Top Rating

On May 3rd, the Assumption Choir performed at the IHSMA Large Group Festival at Central H.S. in DeWitt, and earned a Division I (Superior) rating from the panel of three adjudicators. This is the choir’s 9th Division I rating in the last 11 years. Congratulations to the singers on their performance and hard work!

Music Happenings

Assumption Choir to sing at St. Ann, Long Grove

Please join the choir this Sunday, April 28 when they sing at the 10:30 am Mass at St. Ann in Long Grove: 16550 290th St., Long Grove.

 

Vocalists see success at IHSMA Solo/Small Ensemble Festival

On March 23rd 22 members of the Assumption Choir participated in the IHSMA Solo/Small Ensemble Festival at Central DeWitt HS. The day was very successful with 6 soloists earning a Division I rating, 3 soloists and a small choir earning a Division II rating, and one soloist earning Division III rating. Congratulations, choir!

 

Assumption Choir and Luther College Nordic Choir

Join the Assumption Choir this Saturday, January 27 as they serve as guest artists for a concert with the renowned Luther College Nordic Choir. The concert will take place at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport, and will begin at 7:30 pm. There is an admission charge of $20 for adults and $10 for students, and tickets can be purchased at the door.

Students Participating in State Music Events

Congratulations to Katelyn O’Brien ’25 (Choir), Tristen Gray ’25 (Choir), and AJ Barry ’24 (Band) for their selection to the IHSMA All-State Music Festival.  Additionally, Jackson Drumm ‘27 was selected to the 9th Grade ICDA OPUS Honor Choir. Both events are taking place this weekend on the campus of Iowa State University. The All-State Festival Concert will be recorded by Iowa Public Television and will air on Thanksgiving day. Check your local listing on the Iowa Public Television website for specific schedules and additional information.

Choir Events

Vocal music activities including Mass at Our Lady of Victory

This Sunday, April 23rd, the Assumption Choir will be participating in the 9:00 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Victory in Davenport. Please join them prayer!

Next Wednesday, April 26th, members of the choir will be presenting at vocal recital at 7:00 p.m. in the Assumption Cafeteria. The program will last about 45 min. and will include various solos and small ensembles.

Congratulations to the choir members who participated in the IHSMA District Solo and Small Ensemble festival on March 25th at Anamosa High School. Five entries received a Division I rating and five entries received a Division II rating.

Come out and support these great musicians!

Assumption Choir All-State Students

On Oct. 22, 6 members of the Assumption Choir auditioned for the 76th Annual Iowa All-State Chorus. Two singers were then selected as alternates for their section: Katelyn O’Brien ’25, alto and Tristen Gray ’25 bass. Congratulations to all of the students on their hard work and dedication over the last three months!