"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord." Colossians 3:16
The OBU Keyboard Festival exists to encourage the development of gifted young pianists and organists to the service and glory of God. We are excited that you have chosen to be a part of this festival and are thankful for your time and dedication to teaching, practicing, and sharing the gift of music!
2022 Important Dates
- December 15, 2021: Regional Festival Registration Deadline
- January 8, 2022: Regional Festival Registration Correction Deadline
- January 22 & 29, 2022: Regional Festivals (Multiple Locations)
- February 5, 2022: State Festival Registration Deadline
- February 19, 2022: State Festival (Oklahoma Baptist University)
2022 Regional Festival Dates/Locations
- January 22, 2022
- Chisholm Heights Baptist Church, Mustang, OK
- January 29, 2022
- First Baptist Church, Ponca City, OK
- Sunset Lane Baptist Church, Guymon, OK
- Village Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, OK
- South Tulsa Baptist Church, Tulsa, OK
2022 Competitor Registration
Registration is online only and will be available the following dates for 2022:
- Regional Festival Registration: September 15 - December 15, 2021
- State Festival Registration: January 22, 2022 - February 5, 2022
Festival Handbooks and Forms
Festival MaterialsFor entry rules, eligibility, category information, repertoire requirements and more please view the Keyboard Festival Handbook below. For judging criteria/to know how to prepare to your best ability, please view the sample critique sheet below.
Volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application Form and an OBU background check. All other staff must complete the W9 and OBU background check. Staff will receive an email link to complete the background check. Staff and volunteers who worked the festival last year do NOT need to submit a new Volunteer Application Form or OBU background check.
Oklahoma Baptist University
Attn: OBU Keyboard Festival
500 W. University St.
OBU Box 61276
Shawnee, OK 74804
Dr. Abigail Mace, director
Dr. Mark Franklin, coordinator
Dr. Patty Nelson, coordinator