Orange County Public Schools
All County Honor Choir Audition Information
What is All County Honor Choir?
OCPS All County Honor Choir is an auditioned choir made up of middle school students from schools allaround Orange County. The highest scoring students who audition for their director will prepare music inadvance of the event, and participate in rehearsals and a performance led by guest clinicians. All aspects of this event are mandatory. This is a highly competitive event and participation is limited to: 4 sixth grade
students (two “treble 1” and two “treble 2”) and 8 students in grades 7/8 (2 soprano, 2 alto, 2 tenor, 2
bass). Participation in these events will
have no effect on a student’s grade in chorus class.
Dates & Times:
Nov 29 Tue Orientation Rehearsal at Olympia HS in Windermere, 5:30-7:30pm January 23 Mon Rehearsal #1 at Olympia HS, 5:30-7:30pm January 27 Fri Rehearsal #2 at Olympia HS, 8:00am-5:00pm January 28 Sat 10am Rehearsal and 12:30pm Concert at Calvary Assembly, Winter Park, FL
Any current middle school chorus student in grades 6-8 is eligible to audition.
When do we audition?
Students will schedule an appointment with their chorus teacher before or after school.
What will I do for the audition?
Students will sing a short vocalise to demonstrate range and tone quality. Next, students will
sing “America The Beautiful” a cappella. In addition, sixth grade students will demonstrate pitch memory and 7/8
students will read a sight-singing example.
There is a no audition fee. There is a $35 per student registration fee upon acceptance that is due by October 13. This fee covers registration, packet of music, and a part CD.
If selected, you will be expected to work hard on your own to learn your part. If you are not prepared tolearn your part on your own, then this event is not for you.
Parents, keep in mind if your child is selected:
Students and parents will need to provide or arrange transportation to and from all All County Honor Choir rehearsals and the concert. Please plan in advance!2.
I would like to have at least one parent chaperone this activity. Parents
please volunteer if youare able!
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