February 26, 2019 - 1st Annual OSU High School Choir Festival

Oregon State University 

The LaSells Stewart Center 

875 SW 26th Street 
, Corvallis, Oregon


Applications for the 2019 OSU High School Choir Festival are now closed.

Online registration will be limited to 32 total choirs (24 festival registrations and 8 waiting list spots)

Choirs will be put onto a waiting list after the first 24 registrations have been received. If your ensemble is one of the first 24 choirs to register, you will be invoiced by Oregon State University for the $200 festival fee. Your registration will not be complete until full payment has been received, and payment must be returned to OSU by January 13, 2019. Ensembles who have submitted a registration but have not returned payment by January 13, 2019 will lose their spot at the festival. 


An educational state qualifying festival set in the same venue as the 2019 OSAA Choral Championships. The event will be the following:

  • 20 minute performanc session on the Austin Auditorium state.
  • State qualifying scores and comments from qualified adjudicators.
  • Professionally produced 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 championshiops.

Schedule and Format

Schedule TBA.

CHORAL Adjudicators

  • Dr. Steven Zielke, Patricia Valian Reser Professor of Music, Oregon State University
  • Mr. Russ Christensen, Director, OSU Meistersingers, Oregon State University
  • Mr. Raymund Ocampo, Director of Music, Linn-Benton Community College

sight reading adjudicator

  • Mr. John Baker, Director, 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

January 13, 2019. A final schedule will be emailed by January 31, 2019. 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 January 13, 2019.


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