Top high school choirs sing on George Fox campus May 3-5
Sixty-one choirs featuring the talents of more than 3,300 high school students will visit the George Fox University campus to compete in the Oregon School Activities Association’s 26th annual state choir championships Thursday through Saturday, May 3-5.
The event, scheduled in Bauman Auditorium, will feature schools at all classification levels. Class 3A, 2A and 1A choirs will compete on Thursday, May 3; Class 4A and 5A students will compete on Friday, May 4; and Class 6A choirs will convene on Saturday, May 5. Specific choir performance times will be available on the OSAA website beginning in late April.
Doors open at 8 a.m. each morning, and the competition begins at 9 a.m. At the conclusion of the performances in a classification, the outstanding groups will be recognized. State championship trophies will be awarded to half of the choirs in each classification up to a maximum of five awards. Ceremonies are scheduled at the conclusion of each classification’s competition.
Free parking is available in the Bauman Auditorium parking lot, on the streets surrounding campus, or in the nearby Hoover parking lot. General admission tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and will be available for purchase onsite. No charge cards will be accepted at the gate.
Choirs qualify for the event by winning their respective league competition or by meeting a specified quality scale and getting selected on an at-large basis.
Bauman Auditorium is noted for its acoustics and has been used by the Oregon Symphony for recordings.