OBU to Hold Shawnee Prep Choir Auditions Dec. 10, Enrolling for Spring Music Lessons

December 6, 2018

Spring 2019 choir auditions for the OBU Music Preparatory Department’s Shawnee Honor Choir (grades 3-7) and Concert Choir (grades 8-12) will be held Monday, Dec. 10, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The auditions will be held in Raley Chapel room 141 on OBU’s campus in Shawnee.

Auditions are free, first-come, first-served, and consist of singing “Happy Birthday” and completing musicianship exercises. No preparation is required. For more information, please contact Dr. Patty Nelson (Shawnee Honor Choir) at patricia.nelson@okbu.edu or (405) 585-4326 or Dr. Louima Lilite (Concert Choir) at louima.lilite@okbu.edu or (405) 585-4322.

Shawnee Honor Choir performs in multiple local schools annually, presents two formal public concerts each year and frequently performs at community events. The choir has performed five times at the Oklahoma Music Educators Association Convention in Tulsa. The choir is represented by 17 different schools from Midwest City to Seminole.

The Concert Choir is an advanced choral ensemble, by audition only, and is comprised of students in grades 8 through 12.

The OBU Music Preparatory Department also offers private lessons in voice, piano, strings, winds and percussion, group classes in piano for children and adults, a string ensemble, and jazz ensemble. Enrollment for spring 2019 is currently open and will close in January 2019. For more information or questions, please email prep@okbu.edu or call Dr. Abigail Mace, director, at (405) 585-4329. 

Learn more about the Music Preparatory Department at OBU.