2023 TCDA MS/JH All-State Choir

We are pleased to announce the 2023 All-State MS/JH Choir, under the direction of Dr. Charlotte Botha.  Charlotte Botha is an Assistant Professor of Music and the Director of Choral Activities at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, where conducts the College Choir and the Hamilton Voices choral theater ensemble. She teaches courses in Music Theory and Musicology. While at the University of North Texas, she served as conductor of the Women’s Chorus, assistant conductor of the University Singers, and assistant conductor of the Dallas Symphony Chorus. Charlotte’s tenure as conductor of the Drakensberg Boys Choir solidified her passion for making music with and composing for young singers. She has performed and presented workshops around the globe, most notably as a member of the World Youth Choir alumni group TIME Ensemble. Her research interests include phonetics, choral text-painting, and equitable practices for including the music of and by marginalized members of the music community in choral programs. Charlotte earned a DMA in Choral Conducting with Music Theory as related field at the University of North Texas. Her MMus from Nelson Mandela University and her BMus is from the University of Pretoria.

Important Information & Documents

2023 MS/JH All-State Audition Packet
2023 MS/JH All-State Audition List (for directors only)
2023 MS/JH All-State Audition FAQs

The primary form of communication will be email. More information regarding deadlines will be sent via email.  Music packets, rehearsal tracks, and a more detailed schedule will be sent in late May.
Texas Choral Directors Association

MS/JH All-State Choir 2023
PO Box 50250 | Austin, Texas 78763

For questions: 512-474-2801      [email protected]

20233 TCDA All-State MS/JH Choir Important Dates/Fechas Importantes

Online Auditions Open……….......February 1, 2023
Payment (ck) Postmark Deadline....March 12, 2023
Online Auditions Close……….........March 26, 2023
Notification of Acceptance ................April 19, 2023
Registration Fee Due .........................May 10, 2023
Music/Registration Packets Sent................late May
Registration / Rehearsals Begin........ July 20, 2023
MS/JH All-State Choir Concert ......... July 22, 2023

Audiciones en línea abiertas                                    
1 de febrero de 2022
Pago (cheque) Fecha límite de matasellos
12 de marzo de 2022
Audiciones en línea cerradas                                   
26 de marzo de 2022
Notificación de aceptación
19 de abril de 2022
Pago de la cuota de inscripción                                
5 de mayo de 2022
Paquetes de música / registro enviados
a fines de mayo
Inscripción / Ensayos comienzan                                 
21 de julio de 2022
Concierto del coro estatal de escuelas secundarias   
23 de julio de 2022