Are you new to the Circle the State with Song process?
Check out this quick guide to success!


Circle the State is an opportunity for exceptional music students to work with guest choral clinicians on challenging music with other students from across the region. For other goals and teacher/school eligibility, click here.


First Deadline – October 5, 2019
– $30.00 per student
Second Deadline – October 12, 2019
– $35.00 per student

Click here for more registration information and forms.

Region Information

Oklahoma is divided into 21 Circle the State regions. Click here to locate your region and find important information about your local festival!

Click here to update your Region Information


Music for CTSWS is selected by a committee of current and past State Chairs.  Packets are available at Edmond Music, Penders, and Saied. Click here to access a complete repertoire list and notes prepared by the CTSWS Repertoire Co-Chairs, Sandy Knudson and Jona Tickle.


Recordings are made for all CTSWS pieces. After your registration is complete, your Region Coordinator will give you the password to access the recordings. Clinicians – please contact the CTSWS State Co-Chairs for access. Click here to download all recordings.

OkMEA Music Library

To encourage teachers to use quality literature with their choirs, OkMEA has set up a lending library of music that will be available to all OkMEA members. The music used by the All-State Children’s Choir is available and additional literature will be added to the lending library following each OkMEA Convention. Click here to learn more!

Myles Simpson, CTSWS Co-Chair


14025 N Eastern Avenue, Apt. 2310
Edmond, OK 73013
(405) 313-6586
*Texts are accepted


Morgan Stinson, CTSWS Co-Chair

14667 NE 3rd Street
Choctaw, OK 73020
(405) 305-8657
*Texts are accepted