March 3, 2020 - 2nd Annual OSU High School Choir Festival

Oregon State University 

The LaSells Stewart Center 

875 SW 26th Street 
, Corvallis, Oregon


Click here to register for the 2020 OSU High School Choir Festival 

Online registration will be limited to 25 total choirs (20 festival registrations and 5 wait list spots)

Choirs will be put onto a waiting list after the first 20 registrations have been received. If your ensemble is one of the first 20 choirs to register, you will be invoiced by Oregon State University for the $250 festival fee. Your registration will not be complete until full payment has been received, and payment must be returned to OSU by February 1, 2020. Ensembles who have submitted a registration but have not returned payment by February 1, 2020 will lose their spot at the festival. 


An educational state qualifying festival set in the same venue as the 2020 OSAA Choral Championships. The event will be the following:

  • 20 minute performance session on the Austin Auditorium state.
  • State qualifying scores and comments from qualified adjudicators.
  • Video/audio of performance.
  • The choice of either an OSAA state sight reading experience, or a 20 minute sight reading clinic using sight reading materials similar to the OSAA state choir championships.

Schedule and Format

Schedule TBA.

CHORAL Adjudicators

  • Dr. Steven Zielke: the Patricia Valian Reser Professor of Music at Oregon State University
  • Mr. Russ Christensen: director of the OSU Meistersingers at Oregon State University
  • Dr. Sandra Babb: assistant professor of music education at Oregon State University

sight reading adjudicator

  • Mr. John Baker:  director of Tilikum Community Chorus, Milwaukie, Oregon

Personal Property

Oregon State University will not be held responsible for valuables or any other personal property that is lost or stolen during the festival. Storage rooms are shared between schools and are not locked. Encourage students to leave their valuables at home or on the bus.

Application Deadline

February 1, 2020. A final schedule will be emailed by February 1, 2020. Choirs on a waiting list (if necessary) will be notified of their position on the list. Registration will close when capacity has been reached even if before February 1, 2020.

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