Honor Choir Festivals

Join the choral area at UMD for our exciting honor choir festivals! Our two festivals provide opportunities for high school and middle school singers to focus on great repertoire and developing vocal technique with our world-renowned faculty and dynamic guest conductors. To learn more about our honor choir festivals, please visit  z.umn.edu/honorchoirs


Complimentary materials for teaching this repertoire (watermarked scores and part recordings) may be found here: Vocal Honors Materials

All singers are asked to bring their own scores. UMD will not provide scores or copies the day of the event.  


Complimentary Voice Lessons for High School Students are Available Now

The voice faculty at UMD would like to invite you to register for a virtual voice lesson!

Register today for a private virtual voice lesson

Meet the voice faculty you could enjoy a complimentary lesson with:

  • Rachel Inselman soprano, is a Professor of Voice at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Ms. Inselman has performed extensively throughout the United States as well as internationally with symphony orchestras.
  • Dr. Ryan Deignan is Assistant Professor of Choral Music at the University of Minnesota Duluth where he currently serves as the Interim Director of Choral Activities. 
  • Marcus McConico's impressive presence and versatile tenor range warrants rave reviews in performed signature roles such as Il Duca in Rigoletto, Fenton in Falstaff, to name a just a few . . 
  • Chris Fettig is Assistant Director of Choral Activities and conducts the UMD Concert Chorale, Chamber Choir, and vocal jazz ensemble Chill Factor, and teaches voice lessons and ear training.