Vocal

Cristi Cary Miller to conduct the 2020-2021 All State Choir

 

Cristi Miller is internationally regarded as a master teacher, conductor, composer and arranger. A graduate of Oklahoma State University, she has spent over 39+ years in education, teaching levels from K-12. Throughout her teaching career, she has received numerous awards and honors in education ranging from District Teacher of the Year to Oklahoma Music Educators Association Excellent Educator, and induction into the OkMEA Music Educators Hall of Fame.

 

Miller’s conducting has led her across the nation directing elementary, middle and high school honor choirs at the district and all-state levels. As a clinician, she focuses on many areas including elementary classroom resources to secondary chorals and techniques. As an active composer, her compositions range from elementary resources and musicals to choral octavos. In addition, she has been a contributing writer for national music magazine, Music Express!, as well as for the Macmillan McGraw-Hill music textbook series, Spotlight on Music, and the new, highly acclaimed secondary textbook series, Voices in Concert.

In her state, Cristi has served as the Elementary Representative for the Oklahoma Choral Directors Association Board of Directors as well as the Elementary Vice President and President for the Oklahoma Music Educators Association in addition to recently serving as the OkMEA Children’s All-State Co-Chair.

In 2010, Miller became a part of the prestigious Fine Arts Staff at Heritage Hall School in Oklahoma City, where she currently teaches middle school music. She and her husband, Rick, live in Oklahoma City area.

 

2020-2021 ALL STATE LITERATURE LIST

 

** (All Audition Piece) Cantate Domino – Josu Elberdin SATB (divisi)
(Kanta Jaunari Kanta Berria)
Walton Music – 10482146
a cappella

 

Rosas Pandan – Arr. George Hernandez SATB
Visayan Folk Song
Pavane – 10007924
a cappella

 

** (Girls Audition Piece) Nada te turbe – Joan Szymko SSAA
Santa Barbara Publishing – 3277308
cello acc.

 

Hol’ You Han’ – Arr. Paul Rardin TTBB
Jamaican Folk Song
Santa Barbara Publishing – 5467865
piano

 

O Love – Elaine Hagenberg
Beckenhorst Press – 10667410
piano

 

Light Dawns On a Weary World – Mack Wilberg SATB
Oxford University Press – 10736186
Piano 4-Hand

 

**(Boys Audition Piece) Witness – Jack Holloran SSAATTBB
Gentry Publications – 1612530
a cappella
**Audition Pieces

 

2020-2021 REHEARSAL CD

Click here to download the Rehearsal CD Order Form

 

Selection from the 2017 All State Choir Concert

Pictures from All-State 2016

Here are a couple of pictures from our first All-State weekend
in Richardson at the Eisemann Center.

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All-State Choir 2016

Here is a link to the video of the All-State choir
singing in the atrium of the Renaissance Hotel.