All-State Prep One-Day Choral Camp 

August 1, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Cost: $45
For students entering grades 9–12

Prepare for All-State. Practice for your best. Northwestern's All-State Prep Choral Camp is a one-day intensive workshop to help prepare you for the 2018 Iowa All-State Chorus competition. The day camp is a convenient opportunity to get a jump start on learning the All-State music in sectional and full ensemble rehearsals without missing other commitments. Learn from top college music directors and alongside other musically gifted, motivated high school students.

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8:30 a.m. Registration (DeWitt Music Hall)
9:00 a.m. Rehearsal (sectional work and full ensemble)
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m. Rehearsal
3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. Rehearsal 
4:30 p.m. Final run (parents and teachers welcome)


Learn from Northwestern College music faculty and other guest conductors with many years of choral experience.

Thomas HolmDr. Thomas Holm
Professor of Music; Department Chair
Northwestern College
Conductor, Sioux County Oratorio Chorus
A member of Northwestern's faculty since 2000, Dr. Holm teaches a wide variety of choral, vocal and music history courses in addition to directing choral ensembles. He also conducts the Sioux County Oratorio Chorus. Dr. Holm was on sabbatical for the 2016–17 academic year teaching courses at a university in Taiwan, as well as directing various choral and instrumental ensembles and offering workshops and master classes in choral methods and conducting techniques.

Corky Koerselman Professor Corky Koerselman
Instructor in Music
Northwestern College
Professor Koerselman teaches vocal pedagogy for Northwestern's music department. A Northwestern graduate, he earned a master's degree in education from Northwest Missouri State University and has more than 30 years of music teaching experience, most recently as the vocal director at Sibley-0cheyedan High School, where his vocal jazz group was selected as Class 2-A state champions at the Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships.


Pam AndersonPam Anderson  
MOC-Floyd Valley Choral Director
Accompanist and Vocal Coach
Mrs. Anderson teaches vocal music at MOC-Floyd Valley and has been directing students there for over 24 years. Her love and joy of music are contagiously passed on to her students as she has had over 50 students selected for the Iowa All-State Choir.




All participants must bring the All-State Choral Music. Contact your high school music instructor to get your music before camp. 
2018 All-State Choral Festival materials will be available online:


Complete your registration online or download the registration form to mail to Northwestern.

Register online     Download registration form