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2024 Chorus

The Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute Chorus is a 48-member choir led by internationally recognized conductors and assisted by expert vocal teachers/coaches. The daily schedule includes full chorus rehearsals as well as individual and sectional coaching. Students may also participate in supplemental study and ensemble work. Repertoire consists of a wide variety of standard and contemporary choral literature. The chorus performs two concerts during the Institute.

Requirements for Applicants

To apply for the chorus program, applicants will upload a video audition consisting of the three components listed below. All music and audio files will be available in Dropbox (link available below).

1. Scale

2. Choral Selection

Dixit Dominus by Marianna Martines, mm. 19-54

3. Unaccompanied Solo Piece

America the Beautiful OR O Danny Boy

Application Deadline: Monday, February 12, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Download Complete Chorus Applicant Guide

Download Sheet Music and Audio Files

Funding for the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute chorus program is generously provided, in part, by the SBC Foundation Choral Music Endowment Fund.

 

OAI Quartz Preview Days

Interested in auditioning for the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute but don’t know where to start? This fall, OAI is offering free workshops as part of the OAI Quartz Preview Days! Join us for a chorus workshop below:

Muskogee

Tuesday, November 28, 1:00-3:30pm
MUSKOGEE HIGH SCHOOL
3200 E Shawnee Rd
Clinician: Dr. Jeffery Wall, Director of Choral Studies, Northeastern State University

Lawton

Wednesday, November 29, 9:00-11:00am
MACARTHUR HIGH SCHOOL
4400 E Gore Blvd
Clinician: Dr. Rob Ward, OAI President & CEO and former Director of Choral Studies, Emporia State University

Durant

Friday, December 1, 10:00am-12:00pm
CHOCTAW COMMUNITY CENTER
3211 S Ninth Ave (Next to Choctaw Wellness Center)
Clinician: Dr. Abby Musgrove, Director of Choral Activities, Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Tulsa

Saturday, December 2, 12:00-2:00pm
BOSTON AVENUE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
1301 S Boston Ave
Clinician: Dr. Jeffery Wall, Director of Choral Studies, Northeastern State University

Oklahoma City

Wednesday, December 6, 1:00-3:00pm
OKLAHOMA CONTEMPORARY
11 NW 11th St
Clinician: Dr. Julie Yu, Director of Choral Studies, Oklahoma City University

Enid

Friday, December 8, 9:30am-12:00pm
ENID HIGH SCHOOL
611 W Wabash Ave
Clinician: Dr. Karsten Longhurst, Director of Choral Music, Northwestern Oklahoma State University