Upcoming AMIS Festivals

Honor Jazz Festival and Jazz Skills Workshop

Singapore

An auditioned Big Band, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and several jazz combos spend three days working together with experienced jazz directors to create jazz music of a high level of standard.  A non-auditioned Jazz Skills Workshop is also offered.

Honor Jazz Festival and Jazz Skills Workshop

AMIS International Honor Jazz Festival
AMIS Jazz Skills Workshop

UNITED WORLD COLLEGE OF SOUTH EAST ASIA
SINGAPORE – EAST CAMPUS
Eivind Lødemel, Host
27 September – 1 October 2017

 

Mark Fields, Big Band Conductor
Kate Meininger, Vocal Jazz Ensemble Conductor
Jon Hodge and Jeff Pellaton, Jazz Skills Workshop Clinicians  

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European Middle School Honor Boys’ Choir

Kilchberg, Switzerland
Male singers from grades 6, 7, and 8 with unchanged, changed, and changing voices are selected by their teachers to join with other like-minded boys from the international community for three days of work, fun, and performances.

European Middle School Honor Boys’ Choir

AMIS European Middle School Honor Boys’ Choir Festival

ZURICH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Bill Gilfry, Host
4-8 October 2017

Rhonda Schwartz, Guest Conductor
Douglas Beam, Accompanist

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Asian Middle School Honor Orchestra

Hong Kong
Talented string orchestra players from grades 6-8 are invited to audition for this string orchestra. Players come together to work with guest conductors from the international community.

Asian Middle School Honor Orchestra

AMIS Asian Middle School Honor Orchestra Festival

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Rondecca Kam, Host
24-28 January 2018

Cindy Bulteel, Guest Conductor

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Middle School Honor Mixed Choir

Chennai, India

Selected treble boy and girl singers join boys with changed and changing voices to rehearse for three days with a guest conductor from the international community, culminating with a gala concert.

Middle School Honor Mixed Choir

AMIS Middle School Honor Mixed Choir Festival

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL CHENNAI
Deborah Lee, Host

31 January – 4 February 2018

Tony Mudra, Guest Conductor
Edwin Roy, Accompanist

 

 

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Asian Middle School Honor Band

Hanoi, Vietnam

This auditioned event is for talented band instrumentalists in grades seven and eight who come together to work as a concert band with guest conductors from the international community.

Asian Middle School Honor Band

AMIS Asian Middle School Honor Band Festival

UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF HANOI
Luke DallaGranna, Host
7-11 February 2018

John Leonard, Guest Conductor

 

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European Middle School Honor Orchestra

Madrid, Spain
Talented string orchestra players from grades 6-8 are invited to audition for the AMIS honor string orchestras.  Players come together to work with guest conductors from the international community.

European Middle School Honor Orchestra

AMIS European Middle School Honor Orchestra Festival

AMERICAN SCHOOL OF MADRID
Joy Edenfield, Host
14 – 18 February 2018

Stephen Bonnette, Guest Conductor

 

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High School Honor Choirs

Berlin, Germany
Talented high school men and women singers from international schools worldwide audition to perform in three separate choirs with world-class guest conductors: Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir, and Mixed Choir .

High School Honor Choirs

AMIS High School Honor Choir Festival

JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL BERLIN

Dr. Joseph Curtis, Host
28 Feb – 4 March 2018


Christopher Aspaas, Men’s Choir Conductor

Edith Copley, Mixed Choir Conductor

Sandra Snow, Women’s Choir Conductor

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High School Honor Band & Orchestra

Seoul, Korea
Talented high school musicians from international schools world-wide audition for the Honor Band and the Honor Orchestra, both of which work together with world-class  guest conductors and perform as two unique ensembles as well as a combined Symphony Orchestra.

High School Honor Band & Orchestra

AMIS International Honor Band and Orchestra Festival

SEOUL FOREIGN SCHOOL
Darrell Roddick, Host Organizer
14-18 March 2018

Travis J. Cross, Honor Band Conductor

Peter Stark, Honor Symphony Orchestra Conductor

Howard Williams, Honor Chamber String Ensemble Conductor

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Asian Middle School Honor Boys’ Choir

Bangkok, Thailand
Male singers from grades 6, 7, and 8 with unchanged, changed, and changing voices are selected by their teachers to join with other like-minded boys from the international community for three days of work, fun, and performances.

Asian Middle School Honor Boys’ Choir

AMIS Asian Middle School Honor Boys’ Choir Festival

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL BANGKOK
Anthony Giles, Host
4-8
 April 2017

Melissa Richardson, Guest Conductor

Held in Conjunction with the AMIS Asian Middle School Honor Girls’ Choir Festival
 

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Asian Middle School Honor Girls’ Choir

Bangkok, Thailand
Talented female soprano and alto singers in grades six, seven, and eight are selected through audition by their teachers.  Students prepare choral literature in their own schools before coming together as two festival choirs.

Asian Middle School Honor Girls’ Choir

AMIS Asian Middle School Honor Girls’ Choir Festival

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL BANGKOK
Anthony Giles, Host
4-8 April 2017

Dinah Helgeson, Guest Conductor

 

Held in Conjunction with the AMIS Asian Middle School Honor Boys’ Choir Festival

 

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European Middle School Honor Band

Milan, Italy
This auditioned event is for talented band instrumentalists in grades seven and eight who come together to work as a concert band with guest conductors from the international community.

European Middle School Honor Band

AMIS European Middle School Honor Band Festival

AMERICAN SCHOOL OF MILAN
Colby Hilker, Host
11-15 April 2018

Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt, Guest Conductor

 

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African Middle School Honor Mixed Choir Festival

Lusaka, Zambia

Selected treble boy and girl singers join boys with changed and changing voices to rehearse for three days with a guest conductor from the international community, culminating with a gala concert.

African Middle School Honor Mixed Choir Festival

AMIS African Middle School Honor Mixed Choir Festival

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LUSAKA
Melodie Hausman, Host Organizer

2-6 May 2018

Jeffrey Quinto, Guest Conductor

 

 

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South American Middle School Honor Mixed Choir Festival

Santiago, Chile

Selected treble boy and girl singers join boys with changed and changing voices to rehearse for three days with a guest conductor from the international community, culminating with a gala concert.

South American Middle School Honor Mixed Choir Festival

AMIS South American Middle School Honor Mixed Choir Festival

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NIDO DE AGUILAS – SANTIAGO
Caroline Maiva, Host Organizer

23-27 May 2018

Darlene Elkins, Guest Conductor

 

 

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Past AMIS Festivals

European Middle School Honor Girls’ Choir

Baar, Switzerland
Talented female soprano and alto singers in grades six, seven, and eight are selected through audition by their teachers.  Students prepare choral literature in their own schools before coming together as a festival choir.

European Middle School Honor Girls’ Choir

AMIS European Middle School Honor Girls’ Choir Festival

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ZUG AND LUZERN
David Smith, Host
26-30 April 2017

Lisa Ross, Guest Conductor
David Jimenez, Accompanist

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Solo and Ensemble Festival Netherlands


Wassenaar, The Netherlands
This is a one-day festival open to vocal and instrumental students from grades 5-13 who perform solos and small ensembles for specialist adjudicators who give both oral and written feedback on their performances.

Solo and Ensemble Festival Netherlands

The AMIS Solo and Ensemble Festival Netherlands

28 January, 2017

The American School of The Hague 

Jim Yarnell, Host
Ian Thompson, Coordinator

 

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