Honor Choir

For 7th & 8th Grade Vocal Music Students
We are so glad that you're interested in auditioning for our local honor choir festivals! Each festival is an amazing musical experience with talented guest clinicians and fun with students who love choir as much as you do! We will be learning at least one audition piece (possibly both COCDA) in class, and we will give you some class time to practice the others, but you will be responsible for learning the majority of your music on your own. We will provide access to practice tracks below. (Let us know on the formif you need a CD.) Please be sure to spend time with your music every day! If you love choir, we truly hope you take the opportunity to audition for these amazing choirs.  Please return your form by Sept.1. Cash or check payments are accepted. Checks may be written out to Sequoyah Vocal Music. If the online option becomes available we will email that information. If the only reason you’re not trying out is financial, please come talk to us! We have resources to help with that if you really want to audition! 

Ms. Pitts (amy.pitts@edmondschools.net) 
Mrs. Bailey (melanie.bailey@edmondschools.net) 

COCDA All Region
COCDA is a regional auditioned choir with students from central Oklahoma. Its Festival includes a day of rehearsal with a concert that evening.  You will need to know TWO of the audition songs well.
Entry Fee: $15.00
Entry Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017
Auditions: TBA  - Edmond Memorial HS, 1000 E 15th St, Edmond, OK 73013
If you make it...
Participation fee: $25.00
Festival: TBA - Southern Hills Baptist Church, 601 S Penn Ave, OKC, OK 73159
Make sure you can make it these days!

Congratulations to the following students who were selected for the Central Oklahoma Choral Directors Association's 2017 choirs:
Treble Choir:
Sophie Buckner 
MacKenzie Davis
Amanda Horine
Peyton Stiles

Mixed Choir:
Lexie Brasher 
Ashlyn Helmich 
Aidan Kelley 
Ashlynn Luther-Chapman 
Anabelle Uehlein 
Enrique Rosa-Berrios

OCDA (All-State)
OCDA auditions singers from the entire state.They are a little more stringent in their requirements, but they use two of the same audition pieces as the Regional, so it’s worth auditioning for OCDA if you’re already doing COCDA. You will need to know all THREE audition pieces for these auditions, though. The All State Festival is three days long, with a stay in a Bricktown hotel in downtown OKC! Please check the dates below and make sure you can be available on the festival days! 
Entry Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
1st Round Auditions: Saturday, October 28,2017 - Enid HS, 611 W Wabash Ave, Enid, OK 73701 (We'll go by bus)
If you make that...
2nd Round Auditions: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Rose State College, 6420 SE 15th St, Midwest City, OK 73110
If you make 2nd Round...
Participation Fee: TBA (covers registration, tshirt, hotel, food - subject to change depending on fundraiser)
Festival: Thursday, January 11 - Saturday, January 13, 2018 - Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gdns, OKC, OK 73102

Each festival has a SSA (women’s) choir and a SATB (mixed) choir. Depending on which one you are selected for, you will need to learn different additional music. Mixed Choir sings the audition pieces, and a couple others. Women’s Choir will have to learn all new pieces. We will be holding practices to help you learn these pieces, but again, you are responsible for learning as much as possible on your own. 

Congratulations to the following students who were selected for the Oklahoma Choral Directors Association's All State 2018 Mixed Choir:
Ashlyn Helmich 
Aidan Kelley 
Anabelle Uehlein

Please make sure you join our Remind group!  @seqOCDA18 to 81010
We are so proud of everyone who auditioned for their hard work!

Audition Music Repertoire
*COCDA audition piece      # OCDA audition piece

Pilgrim Song arr. Murphy SATB * # 

YouTube Video

Ave Verum Stopford SATB * # 
Performance video:

YouTube Video

Desh (An Indian Raga), arr. Sperry, SATB #

YouTube Video

Practice Tracks

2017-2018 OCDA Tracks

2017 COCDA Non-Audition Tracks