South Dakota High School Honor Choir 45th Alumni Reunion

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This summer marks the 45th Anniversary of the South Dakota High School Honor Choir, and they are putting together a Reunion Choir to celebrate this milestone!  All former SD High School Honor Choir members from 1974-2017 are invited to participate in the 45th Reunion Alumni Choir that will perform 4 selections in addition to 2 combined numbers with the 2018 SD High School Honor Choir.  The 45th Reunion event takes place August 1-3, 2018 on the campus of the University of Sioux Falls, with the final concert taking place in the

Mary W. Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion in downtown Sioux Falls. For a full itinerary, registration information, repertoire and all other details, please visit: We hope to see you there, and have a glorious time reconnecting and making music together! Even if you can’t participate this year, would you please update your contact information on the alumni page for future reference? Thanks!

Any questions about the reunion honor choir should be directed to Stacy Gross directly at:


Click on the link below for the list of South Dakota High School Honor Choir Alumni:

SD Senior Honor Choirs 1974-2018


2018 SD Senior Honor Choir members

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Congratulations to the 2018 SD Senior Honor Choir members!

Margaret Meierhenry

Hannah Reynolds

Becca Nevin (Alternate)

Hannah Beshai

Ashton Ferguson

Suzi Fitterer

Haley Haas

Abbey Hellevang

Hannah Smith

Cecelia Stoll

Jessica Trygstad

Elizabeth Trygstad

Annika Kramer (Alternate)

Isaac Berg

Evan Blair

Gabe Kanta

Ryan Olson

Logan Schmidt

Gage Sigl

Court Anderson

Hunter Olesen

Mark Pfeifle

Johnathan Smith

Reminder:  The first rehearsal will be held at LHS on June 25th from 3-5 PM in the choir room.

Morning Rehearsal Schedule For Spring Concert & Middle School Visit

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***Spring Concert Morning Rehearsals.2018


Thursday, May 17 – 7:00 a.m. – ALL Cadet  – combined rehearsal – Auditorium
Monday, May 21 – 7:00 a.m. – ALL CHOIRS – auditorium


Tuesday, May 22 – 7:00 a.m. – ALL CHOIRS – auditorium


6:30 p.m. – Cadet Choir – pick up robes/meet in Choir room
6:40 p.m. – Girls Chorale – meet in Ensemble room – w/robes

6:40 p.m. – Concert Choir – meet in Orchestra room – w/robes
7:00 p.m. – CONCERT TIME


 ^^^8th Grade Visit – MAY 23 – “SING”

Wednesday, May 23 – @ 7:45 a.m.

Rehearse on stage w/instrumentalists

Attire:  please wear blue jeans and spirit wear

All-State Chorus & Orchestra Pictures

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Dear Parents,

Chad Phillips Photography will be on hand to photograph individual portraits of your student at this years All State Orchestra and Choir event.

You can now pre-order your students portrait and group photo order online! Just visit .

allstate – Chad Phillips Photography

Click here to Prepay your All State photo order! (A new window will pop up)


Portrait and Group Photo Information…

  • You can now use their online ordering system!
    It is fast, easy, mobile friendly and no paperwork needed! But if you prefer, you can use the downloadable form.

Just visit to order photos

allstate – Chad Phillips Photography

Click here to Prepay your All State photo order! (A new window will pop up)


  • Student Portraits
    They will be happy to take an individual portrait of your student. Just make sure your student visits their portrait booth in the main lobby before or after the concert.
    Only students who visit the portrait booth and have placed an order will have their individual portrait taken.
    Chad Phillips Photography are Portrait Specialists. This is a great opportunity to have a classic professional portrait of your student in concert attire.
  • Group Photos

If you would like a group photo of this years concert, all you need to do is go to their website and order it online. Or if you prefer you can mail in or drop off a printed form to their portrait booth.

  • Photo Delivery
    Your photo order will be mailed to your home about 2-3 weeks after the event.
  • Still Have Questions?
    Feel free to email their studio through the website or call them at 605-336-0777. Their staff will be on hand the day of the concert to answer any questions.

2017-2018 Chorus Calendar Revised as of 9/6/2017

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July 30-Aug 4th          SD Senior Honor Choir (NSU – Aberdeen, SD)

August 23                    CC Retreat – 8am-12pm (Location to be determined)

August 30                    Patriot Power Day – Parent Teacher Sessions

September 6                Ticket Blitz for President’s Bowl (pre-sell)    TBD

September 19              Robert Shaw Movie – Augie Kresge Hall

September 27             All-State Chorus Auditions – 3:15 pm (LHS Choir Room)

September 28              Coronation/Variety Show (Chamber Choir performs a song @ Coronation)

October 1                    Regional Honor Choir and SDJHC Auditions post-marked

October 12                  SDSU All-State Day (TBD)

October 10                 Combined Rehearsal with 8th Graders – 6:00 PM (LHS Auditorium)

October 10                 Fall Concert – 7:00 PM (LHS Auditorium)

October 19                  Augie Men’s Festival – 6:00 PM Pavillion

October 27-28             All-State Chorus & Orchestra (Sioux Falls)

December 6                 Ensemble Tea Concert – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (LHS Choir Room)

December 14              Winter Chorus Concert – 7 pm (LHS Auditorium)

January 11                   Chamber sings at Patrick Henry /McGovern

January 29                   Chamber sings at Edison/McGovern

January 19-20             SD Junior Honors Choir (Rapid City)

January 31                   Ensemble Auditions – 3:30 pm (LHS Choir Room)

February 8-10             South Dakota Music Conference

February 14-17           Regional ACDA Honor Choirs/Conference (Chicago, IL)

March 13                    Region II Solo/Ensemble Contest

April 4-7                     Concert Choir Trip

April 18                       Region II Large Group Contest (Brandon Valley Lutheran Church)

April 20-21                 SD Honor Choir Auditions (location TBD)

May 3                         Dessert Show 6:30 & 8:00 PM (Central Baptist Church, Sioux Falls, SD)

(Pre-sold tickets only for Dessert Show)

May 17                        National Honor Society Induction Ceremony at LHS Auditorium 7:00 PM

(Chamber Only)

May 22                       Spring Concert 7:00 PM (LHS)

June 3                          Graduation – 4PM



Concerts in bold are for all Chorus Students


All students will wear robes for our concerts, which will be provided, however they must have the proper attire to wear underneath the robe.

Boys:  Dress black pants, dress black shoes, black socks, t-shirt

Girls:  Dress black shoes (matching choir shoes), skin-toned nylons, skirt or dress, t-shirt


Please visit the chorus website for updates and information on our chorus program.