The Premier High School Varsity Choir Festival Competition in North Texas
Professional recordings of Festival di Voce performances have been included in the application of TMEA, ACDA & SWACDA Invited Choirs every year since 2014.
Festival di Voce is designed to be an affordable festival competition experience to highlight varsity choir groups. Participation includes: Performance in the acoustically superior Pilgrim Chapel, option to audience for other exceptional varsity choirs, Digital copy of performance produced by professional choral recording technician, and attendance at the concluding awards ceremony with an exhibition from the Dallas Baptist University Chorale under the direction of Dr. Stephen Holcomb. The awarded champion each year is invited to showcase a song selection during the exhibition and is invited back the following year to perform as the reigning Grand Champion.
Dallas Baptist University Pilgrim Chapel
Receive a digital copy of your group’s performance recorded by a professional choral recording engineer with over 25 years of experience. Past directors have said the incredible acoustics of Pilgrim Chapel paired with the skill of our recording technician resulted in their groups finest recording to date.
Trophies will be awarded to the Best in Category winners for Mixed Choirs, Treble Choirs and Tenor/Bass Choirs, as selected by the adjudication panel. The overall top five choirs selected by the adjudication panel, regardless of category, will be awarded an Overall Grand Champion, Overall Reserve Grand Champion, and three unranked Honorable Mention trophies.
2019 Flower Mound High School Jaguar Chorale
Director: Mark Rohwer & Lindsay Swartwood
2018 Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy Singers
Director: Joel Duarte
2017 Legacy High School Chamber Choir
Director: Josh Powell
2016 Hebron High School A capella Choir
Director: Rachel Forester
2015 Coppell High School A capella Choir
Director: Joshua Brown
2014 Flower Mound High School Varsity Men’s Choir
Director: Mark Rohwer
2013 North Crowley High School Varsity Mixed Choir
Director: Robyn Hollimon