High School Choir
Mixed Clinician

2021-22

Jacob Narverud
Jacob Narverud is an American composer, arranger/orchestrator, and conductor. A native of Meriden, Kansas, Narverud is now based in New York where he is the music director of the Molloy College Chamber Singers and professor of conducting. Dr. Narverud has taught at both secondary and collegiate levels, most recently as the Director of Choral Activities at Emporia State University where he conducted the A Cappella Choir, founded the Tallgrass Chamber Choir, and taught courses in secondary choral methods and conducting.
With a background in musical theater, instrumental, and choral music, Narverud is a sought-after composer and an active guest conductor/clinician for All-State choirs across the country. He has been commissioned to write new works for ensembles in Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Ohio, New York, Oregon, and Connecticut. Jake holds degrees from the Conservatory of Music & Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (DMA, MM, Choral Conducting) and Emporia State University (BM, Vocal Performance). His compositions and arrangements are published by Santa Barbara, Alliance, Alfred, Carl Fischer, G. Schirmer, Wingert-Jones, Lawson-Gould, Shawnee Press, and Hal Leonard.
 
Chairperson
Jon Duncan
Shawnee Mission-South HS
5800 W. 107th St
Overland Park, KS 66207
w: 913-993-7576
Important Dates - HS Choir
Aug. 31, 2021 - Tue
Annual Business Meeting
via Zoom
Oct. 10, 2021 - Sun
Audition Registration Deadline — HS Choir
$12 per audition
Oct. 24, 2021 - Sun
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #1 — HS Choir
$25 per audition
Nov. 1, 2021 - Mon
Alternate Auditions - HS Honor Groups
Blue Valley North HS, 7:00 PM
Nov. 5, 2021 - Fri
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #2 — All HS Ensembles
$50 per audition
Nov. 6, 2021 - Sat
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #3 — All HS Ensembles
$100 per audition
Nov. 6, 2021 - Sat
Live Auditions - District HS Honor Groups
Gardner-Edgerton HS
Dec. 4, 2021 - Sat
Mini-Conventions
Choir: Shawnee Mission NWHS
Orchestra: Olathe West HS
Band: Blue Valley HS

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