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

OPUS Audition Site
2023 MS/JH All-State Audition Packet
Apply for the Lou Leonard Scholarship
2023 MS/JH All-State Audition List (for directors only)
2023 MS/JH All-State Audition FAQs

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

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

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

2023 TCDA All-State MS/JH Choir Important Dates

Online Auditions Open
All forms of payment MUST BE RECEIVED by
Online Auditions Close
Notification of Acceptance
Registration Fee Due
Music Sent
Check-In in San Antonio / Rehearsals Begin
MS/JH All-State Choir Concert

October 1, 2022
January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023
February 1, 2023
February 15, 2023
Late Feb./Early March, 2023
July 20, 2023
July 22, 2023