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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

Competitor Registration

Registration is online only and will be available the following dates:


Festival Handbooks and Forms

Festival Materials

Staff Forms

Volunteers must complete the Background Check Form and the Volunteer Application Form. All others must complete the W9 and Background Check Form.

Contact Information

Please make checks payable to OBU, and mail payment to:

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

Phone: 405.585.4301

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