Welcome to the OkMEA Children’s Chorus page!
The All-State Children’s Choir is an opportunity for exceptional music students to work with guest choral clinicians from around the world on challenging music with other students from across the state. For other goals and teacher/school eligibility, click here.
First Deadline – October 28, 2023
– $10.00 per student
Second Deadline – November 4, 2023
– $20.00 per student
Emergency Deadline – After Second Deadline
– Emergency Application(s) must be completed by November 9
– Payment must be to the OkMEA Office by November 9 to be considered for adjudication.
Click here for more information regarding preparation and procedures.
To enter your students, you need to download, print, and complete the appropriate Signature Form. You will upload this completed form with your audition applications. To download the forms, click the links below.
School Signature Form
Private Studio Signature Form
Homeschool Signature Form
Please note that detailed registration directions are located on OPUS or can be downloaded here.
- Download, print, and distribute the Signature Forms to your students (linked below)
- Go to OPUS Event to create a profile
- Create an OPUS Profile and link your NAfME membership
- Log into OPUS and find the Children’s Chorus event by typing “children’s” in the search bar
- Read through the directions on the Event Home
- Add your location to the event
- Register your students individually or by using the bulk import feature
- Once students are registered, you will need to go back in to each application to upload their Signature Form and audition tracks
- Once your entries are complete, PRINT YOUR INVOICE
- Choose a payment method (credit card, PO, or check) and complete the steps involved
- Once paid, your entries will read “ready” and will be considered complete
If paying by check, you will upload a copy of your check to OPUS and mail the physical check with your invoice to:
Attn. Children’s Chorus Auditions
PO Box 886
Muskogee, OK 74402
Practice and Audition Tracks
Practice Tracks with a vocal model are available for your student(s) to use in preparation of their audition. The Audition Tracks are what you use to record your student(s) audition(s).
Click here to access the tracks download page.
Recordings and Application
Click here to access the Audition Format for the All-State Children’s Choir auditions.
Click here to access the online Audition Application Form.
Once you are finished with your auditions, check out the Application Checklist to make sure you are ready to upload your 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 (through 2023). Click here to learn more!