About BKidd

Bonnie Kidd began her career as the Ann Arbor Youth Choral Concert Choir Director in 2006. Since 1993, she has been the Director of Choirs at Ann Arbor Tappan Middle School, and Co-Director of Choirs at Ann Arbor Huron High School. Ms. Kidd’s middle and high school choirs have consistently received outstanding ratings at both District and State level events. Choirs prepared by Ms. Kidd have sung under the batons of Leonard Slatkin of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Arie Lipsky of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, Martin Katz of the University of Michigan, and with Ann Cooper Gay of the Canadian Children’s Opera Chorus. In April 2006, her Huron High School Bel Canto Choir won the Gold Prize at an international choral competition in Verona, Italy. In January 2010, Bel Canto Choir was selected to perform during the distinguished choral hour at the Michigan School Vocal Music Association Michigan Music Conference. In March 2010, Bel Canto choir traveled to Salzburg, Austria to participate in the international choral festival, Cantus Salisburgensis. In January 2011, Ms. Kidd conducted the MS/JH SSA Michigan School Vocal Music Association State Honors Choir in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Ms. Kidd trained in opera performance and has attended the Juilliard School, Boston University School for the Arts, and holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, in Cleveland, Ohio, and a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Bonnie has been married to Robert for the past 28 years. Their son Samuel is 16 years old, and a five-year veteran of the Ann Arbor Youth Chorale.

Fall 2018 Concert Choir Practice Recordings

Bonse Aba Alto

Bonse Aba Soprano

Cantamos alto

Cantamos soprano

Fa la la la alto

fa la la la soprano

Prayer alto

Prayer soprano

The Music Makers alto

The Music Makers soprano

My Heart’s In the Highlands – Alto

My Heart’s In the Highlands – Soprano

10 As I Hear the Sweet Lark Sing

Here’s To Song -Alto

Here’s To Song – Soprano

Glow, Soprano 1

Holiday Sing Along, Soprano

Let There Be Peace on Earth, Soprano

Seven Joys of Christmas, Mov 2, Soprano

Seven Joys of Christmas, Mov 4, Soprano

The First Noel, Soprano

 

Benjamin Britten War Requiem Practice Recordings 2018

Britten Movement 1 Latin Pronunciation

Britten Movement 1 Piano

Britten Movement 1 Piano/Vocal

Britten Movement 1 Piano/Vocal Second Time

Britten Movement 3 pronunciation

Britten Movement 3 Piano

Britten Movement 3 Piano/Vocal

Britten Movement 3 Piano/Vocal Second Time

Britten Movement 6 Latin Pronunciation

Britten Movement 6 Piano

Britten Movement 6 Piano/Vocal

1-01 I. Requiem Aeternam

1-02 II. Dies Irae

1-03 III. Offertorium

2-01 IV. Sanctus

2-02 V. Agnus Dei

2-03 Vi. Libera Me

Concert Choir Spring 2018 Practice Recordings

Gypsy Song – Soprano

Gypsy Song – Alto

The Robin is the One – Alto

The Robin is the One -Sop

Caledonians Air – Soprano I

Caldedonians Air – Sop II

Caledonians Air – Alto

Sanctus – Soprano

Sanctus – Alto

Music Came and Startled Me – Soprano I & II

Music Came and Startled Me – Alto

Take Me to the Water

Rumpelstiltskin – Soprano

Rumpelstiltskin – Alto

Shine On Me – Soprano I

Shine On Me – Soprano II

Shine On Me – Alto

Miss Rumphius – Soprano

Miss Rumphius – Alto

Sing On – Soprano

Sing On – Alto

 

Concert Choir Fall 2017 Practice Recording

Remember Me Singing

Jordan’s Angels

Jordan’s Angels – Soprano

Jordan’s Angels – Alto

Jolly, Jazzy Christmas – Soprano

Jolly, Jazzy Christmas – Alto

Sing On – Soprano

Sing On – Alto

Riawanna

Out in the Fields – Soprano

Out in the Fields – Alto

Nine Hundred Part – Alto

Nine Hundred Miles – Soprano

Festival Sanctus – Soprano

Festival Sanctus – Alto

Festival Sanctus – Latin Pronunciation

Achat Shoalti – Soprano

Achat Shoalti – Alto

Achat Shoalti – Pronunciation

Concert Choir Spring 2017 Practice Recordings

When the Tide Goes Out – Sop

When the Tide Goes Out – Alto

I Dream a World – Soprano

I Dream a World – Alto

Two by Handel: Lascia Ch’io Pianga – Pronunciation

Two by Handel: Lascia Ch’io Pianga – Soprano

Two by Handel: Lascia Ch’io Pianga – Alto

The Moon – Soprano

The Moon – Alto

The Wind – Soprano

The WInd – Alto

Spirits – Soprano

Spirits – Alto

Rainbow Connection – Soprano

Rainbow Connection – Alto

Rainbow Connection – Sop/Alto Together

Omnia Sol – Italian Pronunciation

Omnia Sol – Soprano

Omnia Sol – Alto

Jamaican Marketplace – Soprano

Jamaican Marketplace – Alto

 

Concert Choir Fall 2016 Practice Recordings

The Heavens Are Telling – Soprano

The Heavens Are Telling – Alto

The Heavens Are Telling – SA Together

The Call – Soprano

The Call – Alto

The Call – SA Together

Ombra Mai Fu – Soprano

Ombra Mai Fu – Alto

Ombra Mai Fu – SA Together

Ombra Mai Fu – Pronunciation

Noel Nouvelet – Soprano

Noel Nouvelet – Alto

Noel Nouevelet – SA Together

Noel Nouvelet – Pronunciation

Here’s To Song – Soprano

Here’s To Song -Alto

Here’s To Song – SA Together

Shoemaker and the Elves – Soprano

Shoemaker and the Elves – Alto

Rumpelstiltskin – Soprano

Rumpelstiltskin – Alto

Rapunzel – Soprano

Rapunzel – Alto

Alto’s Lament – Soprano

Alto’s Lament – Alto

Mahler Symphony No. 3, 5th Movement – Vocal Parts

Mahler Symphony No. 3/5th Movement – Professional Recording

Concert Choir Spring 2016 Practice Recordings

Will There Really Be a Morning – Alto

Will There Reallly Be a Morning – Soprano

Mahler Symphony No. 3/5th Movement/Professional

O Fortuna/Professional

Part 3, Tempus Est Iocundum/Professional

Part 3, Cour D’amours/Professional

Three Reflections/The Mountain/Soprano

Three Reflections/The Mountain/Alto

Three Reflections/The Grass/Soprano

Three Reflections/The Grass/Alto

Three Reflections/Summer Shower/Soprano

Three Reflections/Summer Shower/Alto

Carmina/Tempus/SingerPartAlone

Cours d’Amour/SingersPartAlone

O Fortuna/SingersPartAlone

Streetseller/Soprano

Streetseller/Alto

Skyscrapers/Soprano

Skyscraper/Alto

Concrete/Unison

Mahler #3 Sop/Alto/SingerPartAlone

Mahler #3 Music/SingerPartAlone

Light and Glass/Unison

I Will Sing with the Spirit/Sop

I Will Sing with the Spirit/Alto

Feed the Birds/Soprano

Feed the Birds/Alto

A Song To End All War/Soprano

A Song to End All War/Alto

 

Fall 2015 Concert Choir Practice Recordings

Christmastide Concert Choir

Where the Music Comes From – Soprano

Where the Music Comes From – Alto

Sing a Song of Sixpence – Soprano

Sing a Song of Sixpence – Alto

Will There Reallly Be a Morning – Soprano

Will There Really Be a Morning – Alto

Pur Ti Miro – Pronunciation

Pur Ti Miro – Soprano spoken in rhythm

Pur Ti Miro – Alto spoken in rhythm

Pur Ti Miro – Soprano

Pur Ti Miro – Alto

Lux Aeterna – Soprano I

Lux Aeterna – Soprano II

Lux Aeterna – Alto

Beneath the African Sky – Soprano

Beneath the African Sky – Alto

Jolly, Jazzy Christmas – Soprano

Jolly, Jazzy Christmas – Alto

Remember Me Singing – Soprano I

Remember Me Singing – Soprano II

Remember Me Singing – Alto