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Choirs performing at Disney World

I am traveling to Orlando this February with my HS Women's choir and we are hoping to perform at Disney World. Has anyone had this experience? (There are no competitions at this time of year so it will be a standard 30 minute set for whomever is in the performing area.)
 
I'm wondering if we should perform 'typical' choral literature with a healthy dose of pop arrangements or should we bring mostly pop arrangements?
 
Any advice is appreciated. Thank you!

 
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on August 30, 2014 10:17pm
From the experience of many trips between 1977 and 2008, I would say your thought of "typical" choral literature would fit best.  To me, there never was a feeling of pressure to keep it on the pop side.
My mixed concert choir programs would have a nice cross-section of literature   ie. a chous by the masters (Handel, Brahms, Hassler), a folk/americana arangement, spiritual, broadway and also pop/jazz/rock style piece/s.
Sometimes two of a particular style   ie. up tempo vesus slow ballad from the broadway arrangements.
Regardless, this evidently being your first trip with a group to Disney, know that they will take care of you in grand style.
If you have any other questions don't heditate to email/message me.  Although whoever is assigned you from Disney will always be available to pepper with questions you have.
Good luck.  You and your students will enjoy....weather permitting!  LOL
on August 30, 2014 10:17pm
From the experience of many trips between 1977 and 2008, I would say your thought of "typical" choral literature would fit best.  To me, there never was a feeling of pressure to keep it on the pop side.
My mixed concert choir programs would have a nice cross-section of literature   ie. a chous by the masters (Handel, Brahms, Hassler), a folk/americana arangement, spiritual, broadway and also pop/jazz/rock style piece/s.
Sometimes two of a particular style   ie. up tempo vesus slow ballad from the broadway arrangements.
Regardless, this evidently being your first trip with a group to Disney, know that they will take care of you in grand style.
If you have any other questions don't heditate to email/message me.  Although whoever is assigned you from Disney will always be available to pepper with questions you have.
Good luck.  You and your students will enjoy....weather permitting!  LOL
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