Men of ALL ages – from students to retirees – are invited to join the festival choir that will rehearse Saturday and Sunday, October 4-5. The group will be led by conductors:
A special public concert on Sunday, October 5, at 5:00 p.m. will feature the festival men's choir in addition to:
There is NO COST to participate!
High School students are WELCOME to attend as individuals. High School directors are NOT required to attend the festival rehearsals in order for their students to participate.
Even if your whole ensemble is not able to attend, please feel free to join the Men in Song festival!
The Last Words of David, Randall Thompson
Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, arr. Fenno Heath
Loch Lomond, arr. Jonathan Quick
Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit, arr. Moses Hogan, ad. James Rodde
America the Beautiful, arr. Kevin Memley
Music packets can be ordered from J.W. Pepper ONLINE
or over the phone (800) 345-6296
Be sure to specify the "ETSU/Milligan Men in Song Festival."
Saturday, October 4:
9:00-9:30 Registration; Meet and Greet
9:30-10:00 General Welcome and Warm Ups
11:30-12:15 Festival Choir Rehearsal
12:15-1:15 Lunch in Fellowship Hall (Provided)
1:15-3:30 Festival Choir Rehearsal
3:45-5:45 Festival Choir Rehearsal
5:45-6:00 Wrap Up
Sunday, October 5:
1:00-3:45 Festival Choir Rehearsal
3:45-5:00 Break; Change into Concert Attire
4:30 Doors Open for Seating
5:00 Men in Song Festival Finale Concert*
Post-Concert Reception in the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
Student Housing: THE MIS LOCK-IN
Available for high school and collegiate men 23 and under. $10.00 per student (Housing and Two Meals)
*The MIS Lock-In will be held in the Lower Brooks Gym on the ETSU Campus.
*Shower and Restroom facilities will be available, but no towels or toiletries will be provided.
*One adult chaperone (25 or older) is required for every ten students under 19 years of age.
*Cost includes pizza party and recreational activities on Saturday night with a continental breakfast on Saturday morning.
*Lock-In participants must provide their own sleeping bag or other sleeping materials.
REGISTRATION for the Lock-In: Please email Dr. Alan Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org
PAYMENT is due upon arrival. Checks can be made payable to ETSU.
211 Mockingbird Lane, Johnson City, TN 37604
Festival housing is available at a special rate of $72.00 (+tax)
For reservations, please mention the "Men in Song Festival Discount" and contact:
First Presbyterian Church, Johnson City
Appalachian Men's Express
MECCA Children's Chorus
Johnson City Civic Chorale
Voices of the Mountains
King University Department of Music
Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, Johnson City