O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program 2019-2020
O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program2019-2020

All State Information

For all information about schedules, concerts, etc. please visit: https://ilmea.org/student-director-info



Medical Release
OTHS Music Dept. Medical Release.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [126.7 KB]
Permission Slip
ILMEA All State Permission Slip.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [42.1 KB]

ILMEA Concert Festival, Nov 2, Trip Info

Location: SIUC - Shyrock Auditorium 

Concert Time: 3:00 PM  


Please see the informational flyer below for schedule details


Students will take the bus from Smiley with the selected band students. Please meet in the Band room. Parents are allowed to pick your student up from the concert to drive home - please sign off on the permission slip!


Concert Festival Schedule and Information
2019 ILMEA D6 Concert Festival.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [301.6 KB]
Field Trip/Bus Form for Nov. 2
siuc bus form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [42.5 KB]

ILMEA Information

ILMEA WEBSITE: http://ilmea.org/




AUDITIONS: Monday, October 14th@ Mascouta High School




DISTRICT JAZZ FESTIVAL: Saturday, November 9th @ Belleville East High School




Click the link below to access all of the Chorus resources on the ILMEA website:


This is everything you will need to know for the senior chorus audition.



Click this link for the practice tracks.



One of the two District songs will be chosen with very little notice (so learn them all) :

Jenny by Ryan Kerr & Nick Myers

Kyrie Eleison by Haydn,  arr. Charles C. Hirt



The district selected excerpt for the 2019 ILMEA Senior Chorus audition is:

Will be announced on the day of the audition.



Click below to access pdf copies of the District and State selections. You must use your OTHS login to access the files.

All State Pieces

District 6 Pieces


Listening and Practice Tracks

Follow the link below to access practice tracks for all selections and the tonal skills. You will need your OTHS login info to access these files.


TONAL SKILLS AUDITON PRACTICE TRACKS: This is the exact same way you will be given the starting pitch for your scales, triads, and sightreading.


SIGHTREADING PRACTICE: Sight reading examples from previous years.


Vocal Jazz

Click the link below to acces all of the resources on the ILMEA Vocal Jazz website:

District Vocal Jazz Track 

All State Pieces

Bli Blip Arr. Darmon Meader

Hello Young Lovers Arr. by Steve Zegree

Summertime Arr. Derek Fawcett

Mad Heaven by Rosana Eckert


Vocal Jazz Audition Requirements


1. Blues and Chromatic Scale

2. Prepared selection 1 (Bli Blip)

3. Prepared selection 2 (Hello, Young Lovers)

4. Sight Reading

5. Vocal Improvisation 


The possible sections from Bli Blip are:

     A) measures 26-41

     B) m. 78-101*

     C) m. 116-133

 The possible sections from Hello, Young Lovers are:

     A) Sop/Alto m. 1-16 ; Ten/Bass m. 5-16*

     B) m. 49 - 60*

     C) m. 61- End

*all sections with a preceding pick up, include the pick up



Improvisation Track
07 - Blues in key of Bb concert.mp3
MP3 audio file [7.3 MB]

Audition Materials

Sight Singing Examples.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [192.4 KB]
Vocal Jazz Scales.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [88.7 KB]
Vocal Jazz Audition Rubric.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [187.8 KB]

Composition Contest 

See Ms. Whitaker in the Smiley Choir Office if you are interested in signing up for this opportunity!


2019 Compostion Contest Guidelines.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [108.0 KB]

Nashville meeting/brunch/rehearsal on Saturday, January 25th at 10:30 in the Milburn Choir Room.  Bring ideas for music to perform if you'd like.  

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