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Fine Arts Outreach|College of Arts and Sciences

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Fine Arts Outreach
Dept. 3951
1000 E. University Ave.
Fine Arts Bldg., Room 229
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5139
Fax: (307) 766-2560

  Festival of Voices

Dedicated vocal music directors and outstanding high school musicians from throughout

the Rocky Mountain Region are invited to participate in the…


February 20-22, 2014
University of Wyoming, Laramie


The 2014 Festival of Voices promises to provide an outstanding and uplifting experience for teachers and students alike!  Let your spirit soar at the Rocky Mountain Festival of Voices.  This year’s events will once again focus on the traditional choral program and feature the following:

  • A performance by world-renowned vocal group, The Manhattan Transfer.
  • A Choral Collage concert featuring UW Choral Ensembles: Singing Statesmen, Bel Canto Women’s Choir, and UW Collegiate Chorale.conducted by Dr. Nicole Lamartine and Dr. Holly Dalrymple and the 2013 Outstanding Wyoming Choral Music Educator, Beth Kean
  • Solo Vocal Coachings and Master Classes led by UW Voice Faculty, from which outstanding high school student singers will be selected to perform on the Grand Finale concert.  Singers should be prepared to sing solo repertoire (memorized, from the classical art song/folk song traditions).  Student soloist names can be submitted electronically through the registration process.  This can be a tremendous learning opportunity for your finest singers, as well as all festival attendees.  Substantial vocal music scholarships may be awarded to the finest singers.
  • A collaborative performance by all festival participants with the UW Collegiate Chorale with all music learned at the festival.  We will provide a disctinctly “college-level” choral experience to your singers. 
  • Interest sessions on improvisation, Alexander Technique, solo literature, etc.
  • Choral rehearsals and performance, conducted by Dr. Nicole Lamartine, UW Director of Choral Activities, and Dr. Holly Dalrymple.
  • Announcement of the 2014 Outstanding Wyoming Choral Music Educator Award

The cost, including lunch and dinner on Friday, as well as lunch on Saturday, and a ticket for The Manhattan Transfer’s performance is only $40.00 per student.  Attendees are responsible for their own lodging.  Registration Deadline: February 7, 2014!!!!  You will be invoiced for your student registrations upon successful completion of the online registration process!  Detailed registration instructions are included in this packet!

We look forward to hearing from you and working with your finest student musicians.  Enclosed you will find a tentative schedule and detailed online registration information.  Please note that registration needs to be received by February 7, 2014.  Cancellations received AFTER February 14, 2014 will remain responsible for the full invoiced fee!  Please address questions or concerns to Janelle Fletcher-Kilmer, Director of Fine Arts Outreach.  Call 307.766.5139 or email


Dr. Nicole Lamartine                                                                           Janelle A. Fletcher-Kilmer|MPA
Director of Choral Activities                                                              Director, Fine Arts Outreach

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