OBU Keyboard Festival

Praise the Lord with the harp; make music to him on the ten-stringed lyre. Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy!
—Psalm 33:2-3 (Emphasis added)

The Division of Music at Oklahoma Baptist University is delighted to continue the tradition of an annual Keyboard Festival as established by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. This festival exists to encourage the development of gifted young pianists and organists as they are called to worship God through music. We are excited that you have chosen to be a part of this festival; whether you are entering a student in the festival, serving as a Festival Host, or volunteering, we appreciate your valuable contribution to the success of this event. Please use the information below to help you as you plan out your participation and don’t hesitate to let us know if you have questions!

Important Dates

  • Regional Keyboard Festival Registration Deadline: December 11, 2019
  • Regional Registration Corrections Deadline: January 6, 2020
  • Regional Keyboard Festival Dates: January 25, 2020 and February 1, 2020
  • State Keyboard Festival Registration Deadline: February 8, 2020
  • State Keyboard Festival Date: February 22, 2020

Regional Keyboard Festival Locations

January 25, 2020

  • South Tulsa Baptist Church, Tulsa
  • Village Baptist Church, OKC
  • First Baptist Church, Enid

February 1, 2020

  • First Baptist Church, Ada
  • Southern Hills Baptist Church, OKC
  • Sunset Lane Baptist Church, Guymon 

Competitor Registration

Registration is online only and will be available beginning September 16, 2019.

Registration Form

Festival Handbooks and Forms

Festival Materials

Staff Forms

Contact Information

Oklahoma Baptist University
Attn: OBU Keyboard Festival
500 W. University St.
OBU Box 61276
Shawnee, OK 74804

Phone: 405.585.4301
Email: music@okbu.edu

Festival Director: Dr. Abigail Mace
Regional Festival Coordinator: Kathy Kitterman
State Festival Coordinator: Dr. Patty Nelson