Choir

Bel Canto

Description of activity: Choir for treble voices, grades 11-12.

Director: Rebecca Wyffels

Where to go for more information: Music wing.

Length of season: September - May.

Practice times: Classes in school.

Practice sites: D208.

Competition and/or performance: MSHSL contests, frequent public performances and individual solo contests in March and April.

Eligibility requirements: By audition only. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 60.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, senior medal, MSHSL medals.

Student leadership: Student members select officers.

Cantabile

Director: Jeff Dahl and Melissa O’Neill

Description of activity: Treble Choir for 9th grade treble voice students.

Where to go for more information: Music wing.

Length of season: All year.

Practice site: Room D208.

Competition and/or performances: MSHSL contests for groups, frequent public performances and individual solos in March and April.

Eligibility requirements: By audition only. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 90.

Costs and/or needed equipment: Black skirt and white shirt.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, MSHSL medals and trophies.

Cantori

Director: Jeff Dahl

Description of activity: Choir for treble voices, grade 10.

Where to go for more information: Music wing.

Length of season: All year.

Practice times: Classes in school, special groups after school.

Practice sites: D208.

Competition and/or performance: MSHSL contests for groups, frequent public performances and individual solos in March and April.

Eligibility requirements: By audition only. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 60.

Costs and/or needed equipment: Black pants and white shirts. Shoes provided by WHS.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, MSHSL medals.

Student leadership: Student members select officers.

Chamber Singers

Director: Rebecca Wyffels

Description of activity: Small group, auditioned from Concert Choir.

Where to go for more information: Music wing.

Length of season: September - May.

Practice times: One afternoon per week.

Practice sites: Room D208.

Competition and/or performance: MSHSL contests and frequent public performances.

Eligibility requirements: Auditioned from Concert Choir members. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 18.

Costs and/or needed equipment: Tuxedo for guys, formal for girls. Participation fee is $55 to the WHS Activities Office.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, senior medal, MSHSL medals and trophies.

Concert

Director: Rebecca Wyffels

Description of activity: Mixed choir for juniors and seniors.

Where to go for more information: Music wing.

Length of season: All year.

Practice times: Classes in school and special groups after school.

Practice sites: Room D208.

Competition and/or performance: MSHSL contest for groups, public performances and individual solos contests in March and April.

Eligibility requirements: By audition only. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 60.

Costs and/or needed equipment: Black shoes provided for girls. Guys need black pants and black shoes. Tour cost every 3 years; financial assistance available based upon financial need. All members required to participate in tour.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, senior medal and MSHSL medals.

Student leadership: Student members select officers.

Madrigals

Director: Jeff Dahl

Description of activity: Small group, auditioned from 10th grade girls and varsity mens choir.

Where to go for more information: Music wing.

Length of season: January - May.

Practice times: One afternoon per week.

Practice site: Room D208.

Competition and/or performance: MSHSL contests and public performances.

Eligibility requirements: Auditioned from Varsity Men’s Choir and Tenth Grade Girls choir members only. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 16.

Costs and/or needed equipment: Participation fee is $55 to the WHS Activities Office.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, senior medal, MSHSL medals.

Troubadors

Director: Jeff Dahl

Description of activity: Freshmen choir for tenor and bass voices.

Where to go for more information: Music Wing.

Length of season: All year.

Practice times: Classes in school and special groups after school.

Practice sites: Room D208.

Competition and/or performance: MSHSL contests for groups, frequent public performance and individual solo contests in March.

Eligibility requirements: By audition only. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 50.

Costs and/or needed equipment: Tuxedo pants. Shirts provided by WHS.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, MSHSL medals and trophies.

Varsity

Director: Jeff Dahl

Description of activity: Choir for sophomores, juniors and seniors; tenor and bass voices.

Where to go for more information: Music Wing.

Length of season: All year.

Practice times: Classes in school and special groups after school.

Practice sites: Room D208.

Competition and/or performance: MSHSL contests for groups, frequent public performance and individual solo contests in March.

Eligibility requirements: By audition only. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 60.

Costs and/or needed equipment: Tuxedo pants. Shirts provided by WHS.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, MSHSL medals, trophies and senior medal.

Student leadership: Student members select officers.

Vive Voce

Director: Melissa O’Neill

Description of activity: Small group, auditioned from Bel Canto and Concert Choir treble voices.

Where to go for more information: Music wing.

Length of season: January - May.

Practice times: One afternoon per week.

Practice sites: Room D208.

Competition and/or performance: MSHSL contests and frequent public performances.

Eligibility requirements: Auditioned from Bel Canto and Concert Choir treble voices. Meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.

Average number of members: 15.

Costs and/or needed equipment: Participation fee is $55 to the WHS Activities Office.

Awards criteria & type of awards: WHS letter, MSHSL medals.

Directors

Jeff Dahl
763-745-6911
Jeff.Dahl@wayzataschools.org

Melissa O'Neill
763-745-6956
Melissa.Oneill@wayzataschools.org

Rebecca Wyffels
763-745-6912
Rebecca.Wyffels@wayzataschools.org