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Sing Out! Tenor-Bass Festival

September 20 | 8:00 am 12:00 pm

Date & TimeGradesLocationContact
September 20, 2024 (8 a.m.–12 p.m.)7–12Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Bader HallDr. Zack Durlam, durlam@uwm.edu

Formerly the Real Men Sing Festival, the Sing Out! Tenor-Bass Festival is open to all current and emerging tenors and basses in grades 7–12. No advance preparation necessary. Students will be organized into middle school and high school choirs, and the morning concludes with performances from both ensembles. Interest and reading sessions are available for directors.


Zack Durlam Headshot
  • Associate Professor, Choral Conducting
  • Director, Choral Activities, Concert Chorale, Kameraden
Jennifer Hutton Headshot
  • Assistant Professor, Choral Music Education
  • Director, Bella Voce


7:15 a.m.Check-in and seating: Students should dress professionally and according to their school dress code. No performance attire required.
8–11:30 a.m.Warm-ups, rehearsal, director workshops and reading sessions, and performance by the UWM Kameraden Tenor-Bass Choir.
11:30–noonPerformances by seventh/eighth-grade students, ninth- through twelfth-grade students and combined choirs.

Sheet Music

Schools must provide music for each participating singer. Music can be ordered from Brass Bell Music Store in Glendale, which has the music available at a discount.

7–8 grade repertoire9–12 grade repertoire


Open to Choral Directors. Limited to the first 700 registered 9–12 graders and first 300 registered 7–8 graders. All payments must be received by September 1, 2024. Middle and high schools should register separately unless they have a single director at both schools – in which case they may register on one form and pay a single registration.

$90 per school (fewer than 40 students)
$180 per school (40+ students)

Tickets for this event will be available soon.