School of Fine and Performing Arts

Wright State Honor Choir Festival

October 27-29, 2022

The Wright State University School of Fine and Performing Arts is proud to announce the return of choir festivals to our campus with the Wright State Honor Choir Festival. This three-day event features a select honor choir composed of high school singers from all over the state and region. Students will gather for rehearsal, concerts, and clinics which will culminate in a performance in Wright State's Schuster Hall. The Festival will be conducted by the new Director of Choral Studies and students will have opportunities to work with other Wright State vocal faculty members.

Application and Registration

Each participating school may nominate up to two SATB quartets. These singers will be accepted automatically. Space is limited, so please get your registration in early.

Applications are due September 29.

The student fee for Mad River Vocal Arts Festival is $40 and directors and/or chaperones are free. Three types of online registration are available:

  • Schools prepaying online for their students
  • Schools or districts requiring an invoice to pay a registration
  • Individuals prepaying for one or more students

Please note:

  • Students are required to attend all of each rehearsal on the schedule.
  • Lodging and meals are the responsibility of the participant.
  • Since the regular school year is in progress, Wright State does not provide on-campus housing for this event.
  • An attending teacher or other responsible adult chaperone for each participating school is strongly suggested. Wright State cannot accept chaperonage responsibility for participants.
  • Once again, Wright State is pleased to offer 15-minute mini-lessons with Wright State voice faculty at no additional fee for selected high school singing participants. These will take place TBA during rehearsals on Sunday or Monday. Each school may nominate up to two singers for mini-lessons. Mini-lesson singers should bring a prepared solo to their mini-lesson.
  • Concert dress is your MRVAF t-shirt with black slacks, jeans or skirts.
  • A complimentary t-shirt will be given to each participant and their director. Please fill out the form. Please include your t-shirt size on the school application form.

Questions? Contact Dr. Hank Dahlman at

We look forward to seeing you in October for the Mad River Vocal Arts Festival!


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