Men in Song

"Men in Song"

October 4 – 5, 2014

A Two-Day Music Festival Celebrating Male Choristers Throughout the Region


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:

  • Dr. Thomas Jenrette, ETSU Professor Emeritus
  • Prof. Noah DeLong, Milligan College Director of Choral Activities
  • Dr. Alan Stevens, ETSU Associate Director of Choral Activities
  • Dr. Matthew Potterton, ETSU Director of Choral Activities


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!

Join us for this extraordinary event!

For more information contact Alan Stevens at or 423-439-4725



Individual Singer Registration 

Ensemble (Multiple Singers) Registration


Festival Repertoire

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
Festival participants are responsible for bringing their own music. It is STRONGLY suggested that singers learn the basics of their part before the festival begins. 
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." 

Festival Schedule

Saturday, October 4:

9:00-9:30       Registration; Meet and Greet

9:30-10:00     General Welcome and Warm Ups

10:00-11:30   Sectionals

11:30-12:15   Festival Choir Rehearsal

12:15-1:15     Lunch in Fellowship Hall (Provided)

1:15-3:30       Festival Choir Rehearsal

3:30-3:45       Break

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


 Overnight Housing

Festival housing is available at a special rate of $72.00 (+tax) at the

Double Tree by Hilton

211 Mockingbird Lane, Johnson City, TN  37604 
For reservations, please mention the "Men in Song Festival Discount" and contact:
Lauren E. Shepherd
Director of Sales, Marketing and Catering
Direct (423) 794 3002 | Fax (423) 929 1783   


Sponsored by The ETSU and Milligan College Departments of Music

in collaboration with

King University Department of Music


Appalachian Men's Express

MECCA Children's Chorus

Johnson City Civic Chorale

Voices of the Mountains

First Presbyterian Church, Johnson City

Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, Johnson City




Men in Song Flyer