North High School

SchoolDistrict 622

North High Choirs
(Northern Lights Show Choir, North High Choirs - including Concert Chorale, Concert Choir and Varsity Choir) 
Advisor: Peg Sorensen 

Do you LOVE to sing and dance? Sign up for 8th annual
Northern Lights Show Choir Clinic
Friday, December 2 & Saturday, December 3
North High Auditorium 2416 11th Ave E, North St. Paul  
For students in grades 3 - 12 from any school in the Twin Cities! Sign up with your friends, classmates, and cousins!   
This year's theme is "High School Musical"
Clinic and rehearsal: Friday 6pm - 9pm & Saturday 10am - 5pm
End of clinic performance at 3pm on Saturday afternoon   
Cost: $30 per person. Click here to registration online via EventBrite. Or complete this form and return it to Peg Sorensen at North High School.
Includes: 2-day workshop, t-shirt and performance
Wear: Comfy clothes and tennis shoes; jeans and clinic t-shirt for performance on Saturday
Bring: Water bottle both days; bag lunch on Saturday
Learn: Lyrics to the songs prior to the clinic. Click here for the music. It will also be emailed to registrants.
Instructor: Mrs. Peg Sorensen (Choir Director)
Assisted by: Northern Lights Show Choir members
*NOTE: For the performance on Saturday we ask for a $5.00 admission fee which will include participants in a performance of the songs from the clinic PLUS an entire Northern Lights Show Choir show. 
QUESTIONS: Email Peg Sorensen at   
Here are some highlights of the 2014 clinic! Come to the clinic this year to be part of the performance! 

North High Choirs & Northern Lights Events 2016-2017
(Northern Lights members are also in the Concert Chorale and other Choirs) 
DateActivity Location
Nov 3Oakdale Prayer BreakfastProm Center
Nov 19   Masterworks Concert North Auditorium 
Nov 20   Cub Foods Bagging/Singing Oakdale
Dec 2-3Show Choir Clinic    North Auditorium
Dec 10Cub Foods Bagging/Caroling Oakdale
Dec 12Festival Choir ConcertNorth Auditorium
Dec 16Rotary Club PerformanceNorth Auditorium
Dec 23Cub Foods Bagging/Caroling   Maplewood
Jan 7Northern Lights Competition   Colby, WI
Jan 9 All-Conference PerformanceMahtomedi HS
Jan 14   Northern Lights CompetitionOnalaska, WI
Jan 28      Show Choir Showcase North Auditorium 
Feb 4Northern Lights Competition Eau Claire, WI 
Feb 7Elementary Performance    North Auditorium
Feb 11Northern Lights CompetitionLaCrosse, WI
Feb 16ACDA 9/10 Honor Choir ConcertCentral Lutheran Church
Feb 18MMEA All-State Choir PerformanceOrchestra Hall
Feb 27Hausmusik ConcertNorth Auditorium
Feb 28State Vocal Solo/Ensemble Contest North High
March 4Northern Lights Competition Totino Grace, Fridley, MN 
March 11Northern Lights Competition    Janesville, WI 
March 18National Show Choir Competition Cincinnati, OH 
April 13State Large Group Contest    Stillwater HS 
April 27-29Show Choir Extravaganza North Auditorium 
May 22Spring Choirs Concert North Auditorium 
June 8Graduation Aldrich Arena 

More Information About...
Show Choir Clinic - December 2 & 3 (more information at top of page)
Friday - 6pm - 9pm
Saturday - 10am - 5pm
Performance at end of clinic
Lyrics to learn prior to clinic 
See the fun at past clinics! 
Show Choir Showcase - Saturday, January 21
6 pm - Silent Auction in Cafeteria
7 pm - Talent Showcase
7:30 pm - Northern Lights Performance 
An entertaining evening of it a variety show? Is it a takeoff on American Idol?  Come and see it yourself. Guests will also be treated to an action-packed show choir performance as a kick-off to their competition season.

Remember to bring your checkbook for our "Kid Created" Silent Auction--unique items created for you by our talented show choir kids! Don't forget to save room for some tasty desserts!

Pre-sale tickets will be available from your favorite show choir member

Tickets will also be available at the door

Northern Lights 2017 Competition Schedule
Saturday, January 7 - Colby, WI
Saturday, January 14 - Onalaska, WI
Saturday, February 4 - Eau Claire, WI
Saturday,  February 11 - LaCrosse, WI
Saturday, March 4 - Fridley, MN
Saturday, March 11 - Janesville, WI
Saturday, March 18 - Columbus, OH 


About the Northern Lights 
Show Choir students learn popular songs and dances to perform during regional and national competitions. Many activities help with this preparation including a show choir camp in August prior to the start of school, weekly rehearsals, a show choir clinic for youth and shows for the community.
Who can participate?  Students in grades 9-12 by audition in January. The students are also enrolled in choir. 

Combo & Crew: Students are also needed for the Show Choir crew and instrumental combo, which rehearse outside the school day.

Cost:  Costume fee.  Supplemental costs and competition travel expenses.  Fundraising opportunities available.
Start/end date:  August—June 
Parent Booster Club: Parents assist with fundraising, chaperoning, costuming and other activities.

Gift Ideas for Performing Arts Students
Performing Arts Lanyard and Water Bottle  
Use this order form