SFZ 2016-17 Members!
Kevin Cochran Jr.
Thank you to all of those who were interested in SFZ this year!
We are very excited for next year & will be reaching out to you soon re: plans for next year!
Megan & Josh
2016/2017 Synergy Members Congratulations!!!
Elke Von Merck
Thank you to all the amazing ladies who came to callbacks! This was a very tough decision but I’m very excited for what next year holds for this group!
Please be on the lookout for emails re: future plans!
Some Cool Guys 2016-17 Members
Thank you so much to everyone who came out to audition and call backs for Some Cool Guys!
I’d like to welcome the following members to join the group for the 2016 to 2017 year:
Kevin Cochran Jr.
Jackson (J) Stoe
This next year is going to be amazing, stay tuned for more information on upcoming events, our first get together, and getting music/prep for next year!
Questions? You know who to contact!
The Oregon Young Men’s Ensemble is back!
You may sign up online right now to be part of this great concert choir group with Chris Dobson. Placement interviews will happen during the first rehearsals in Fall. For more information CLICK HERE!
Want to sign up to do High School A Cappella with no audition? Sign up for OUTBURST with direction by the amazing Madison Kettwig for our 2016-17 Season!
Registration for 2016-17 is now Open!!
Discounts for early registration and siblings!
Those who register online between 5/16 and 6/30 and pay the first tuition payment of $75 will receive a $50 discount if tuition is paid in full by 10/10.
Those who register between 7/1 and 8/31 and pay the first tuition payment of $75 will receive a $25 discount if tuition is paid in full by 10/10.
Sibling discounts and scholarships are, as always, available. Our goal is to make our programs accessible to as many children as possible!
To Register for the 2016/2017 Choir Season, click here.
Proud of our choristers from
Eugene/Springfield, Oregon and surrounding areas!
Oregon Children’s Choir is a choral organization where fellowship, learning, and striving for excellence encourage all of our choristers to become ambassadors of harmony within our community and into the world beyond.
OCC HS Auditions!
Please sign up for a 5 minute slot to try out for OCC’s HS Ensembles for next season! Synergy, Some Cool Guys, New Mixed Voice Ensemble, Young Mens Chorus, Outburst, Young Womens Chorus! The audition date is June 12! To sign up
OCC SUMMER VOCAL CAMPS!
June 27-July 1 & July 5-8 (This is a two week camp) from 1:30-4 OCC 6th-12th Gr “RECORDING STUDIO” Skills Camp with Chris Dobson at South Eugene High School
This Camp is currently full. To be put on a waiting list, please contact OCC
July 11-15 from 10am-3pm (opt arrival time of 9am) OCC 6th Gr-12th Gr Vocal Camp with Chris Dobson and Madison Kettwig at South Eugene High School
July 18-22 from 9-1pm OCC K-2nd Gr & 3rd-5th Gr Vocal Camp with Kathryn Leonard, Madison Kettwig, Wayne Strong and JoVone Kettwig at Wesley United Methodist Church of Eugene, 1385 Oakway Rd
Do You Love To Sing? We’d Love To Meet You!
Come join us! (K or 5 yrs old-12 grade singers)
To inquire about joining any choirs
Please include your chorister’s age and contact info!
2015-2016 Rehearsal location: FUMC (First United Methodist Church of Eugene, 1376 Olive St)
2015-2016 Rehearsal Days and Times –
Prelude Choir (K-1st gr): Mondays 4:30-5:30 pm Room 6
JAS Girls (2nd- 5th gr): Mondays 4:30pm to 5:30pm Room 16
JAS Boys (2nd-5th gr): Mondays 4:30pm to 5:30pm Rooms 11-12
Girlchoir (6th-8th gr): Mondays 4:10pm to 6:10pm Room 19
Boychoir (6th-8th gr): Mondays 6:00pm to 8:00pm Room 16
Noteworthy Middle School A Cappella (6th-8th Gr Auditioned from OCC BC and GC): Thursdays 4:30- 5;30pm Room 16
Synergy (Auditioned High School Women Only): Sundays 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Rooms 11-12
Outburst A Cappella (High School Co-Ed ) : Sundays 4:00pm to 6:00pm Room 16
Some Cool Guys (Auditioned High School Male Only ): Sundays 4:00pm to 6:00pm Room 19
Sforzando A Cappella (Auditioned High School Synergy, Some Cool Guys and Outburst Mix) : Sundays 6:00pm to 7:00pm Room 11-12
OCC Concert Series 2015-2016 Season
October 17th, 2015- Preview Concert with Refreshment Social at FUMC 1376 Olive St
1:30-3pm All OCC Choirs perform 2 songs plus free refreshment social
December 12th, 2015 – Winter Concerts – OCC Choirs perform at FUMC 1376 Olive St
1:30- 2:30pm Prelude Choir, Junior Academy Singers Girls and Boys, Girlchoir, Boychoir
2:30-2:45pm *Intermission and concessions
2:45-3:45pm Noteworthy, Outburst Acappella, Synergy, Some Cool Guys and Sforzando
March 6th, 2016 – OCC Benefit Concerts – OCC choirs (only) perform at South Eugene High School
1:30- 2:30pm Junior Academy Singers Boys, Prelude Choir, Junior Academy Singers, Girlchoir, Boychoir
2:30-2:45pm *Intermission and concessions
2:45-3:30pm Sforzando, Outburst Acappella, Some Cool Guys and Synergy
April 30 canceled
May 15th, 2016- Spring Concerts- OCC Choirs Perform at FUMC
2- 3:15pm Prelude Choir, Junior Academy Singers Girls and Boys, Girlchoir, Boychoir
3:15-3:30pm *Intermission and concessions
3:30-4:30pm Noteworthy, Outburst Acappella, Synergy, Some Cool Guys and Sforzando
June 5, 2016 – All OCC A Cappella Concert
3:30pm All OCC A Cappella Choirs at the EMU Amphitheater at the UofO at 1228 University St
*Choirs are free to depart or arrive to performances during the intermission time or when their director schedules their warm up time.
Nov 28 – A Cappella Groups Hult Center
Nov 29 – Jim Brickman Concert in Portland JAS, GC and BC
Nov 29 – A cappella Groups at Oakway Mall
Jan 29 – Synergy and Some Cool Guys ICHSA
March 5 – A Cappella in Albany – SFZ
March 11- 13 – Synergy and Some Cool Guys to She Sings in Berkeley, CA
April 19 – Oregon Children’s Choral Festival – GC and BC in Hult Center
May 15 – Spring Concert – 2pm @ FUMC
June 5 – All A Cappella Concert – 3:30 @ EMU
Come Have A GREAT Time And Sing With Us!
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The mission of Oregon Children’s Choir is to nurture and educate the youth of today through choral and vocal music education.
The Oregon Children’s Choir’s overarching goals are:
To provide a healthy environment where young people are empowered and instilled with the ideals of musical teamwork.
To share nurturing and creative choral experiences with children and young adults, developing their self-esteem.
To create opportunities for children and young adults to serve our community using choral repertoire from different cultures and people.
To present diverse, challenging and appropriate choral experiences for children and young adults of all abilities, backgrounds and ages.
To prepare its choristers to become musically and vocally diverse artists, patrons, and leaders in the musical world of tomorrow.
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