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
|I||December 4, 2017||Deactur High School||Decatur||October 16, 2017|
|II||November 28, 2017||Paul W. Bryant High School||Cottondale||October 16, 2017|
|III||November 27, 2017||Cahaba Heights United Methodist Church||Birmingham||October 16, 2017|
|IV||November 30, 2017||Alexandria High School||Alexandria||October 16, 2017|
|V||November 28, 2017||Bob Jones High School||Madison||October 16, 2017|
|VI||November 29, 2017||Montgomery Academy||Montgomery||October 16, 2017|
|VII||December 5, 2017||University of Mobile||Mobile||October 16, 2017|