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

2019-2020 OCS/OA/ME Auditions

INovember 18, 2019Deactur High SchoolDecaturOctober 3, 2019
IINovember 19, 2019Paul W. Bryant High SchoolCottondaleOctober 3, 2019
IIINovember 14, 2019Cahaba Heights United Methodist ChurchBirminghamOctober 3, 2019
IVNovember 22, 2019Oxford High SchoolOxfordOctober 3, 2019
VNovember 19, 2019Madison AcademyMadisonOctober 3, 2019
VINovember 21, 2019Tallassee High SchoolTallasseeOctober 3, 2019
VIINovember 18, 2019Fairhope High SchoolFairhopeOctober 3, 2019