Outstanding Choral Student (OCS)

Outstanding Choral Student auditions are held in each district to select a male and a female winner who then competes at the state level to be selected as Outstanding Male or Outstanding Female Choral Student. All candidates will prepare a resumé and a vocal solo, and will be interviewed after performing at both levels. All district and state OCS winners are honored at the All-State Concert, and receive scholarships.
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Outstanding Accompanist (OA)

Outstanding Accompanist auditions are held to recognize those students who contribute significantly to the choral programs of the state with outstanding choral accompanying.

District winners will be chosen for each of the five All-State choirs, and one state winner will be chosen from this pool. The State OA winner will accompany “Alabama” at the All-State concerts. District and State OA winners are honored at the All-State Concert.
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Music Education Scholarship (ME)

The purpose of the Choral Music Education Scholarship is to recognize and provide scholarship support for one outstanding choral student per year from Alabama who is entering the field of choral music education.
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Audition Dates & Locations

2017-2018 OCS/OA/ME Auditions

IDecember 4, 2017Deactur High SchoolDecaturOctober 16, 2017
IINovember 28, 2017Paul W. Bryant High SchoolCottondaleOctober 16, 2017
IIINovember 27, 2017Cahaba Heights United Methodist ChurchBirminghamOctober 16, 2017
IVNovember 30, 2017Alexandria High SchoolAlexandriaOctober 16, 2017
VNovember 28, 2017Bob Jones High SchoolMadisonOctober 16, 2017
VINovember 29, 2017Montgomery AcademyMontgomeryOctober 16, 2017
VIIDecember 5, 2017University of MobileMobileOctober 16, 2017