High School Region Choirs

Site Information

  • Midlands Region Site
    • Newberry College
      • 2100 College Street, Newberry, SC 29108
    • Tuesday, October 24, 2023
    • Clinician: Dr. Chris Sheppard – Newberry College, Department Chair & Associate Professor of Music
  • Southern Region Site
    • West Ashley High School
      • 4060 W. Wildcat Blvd., Charleston, SC 29414
    • Tuesday, October 24, 2023
    • Clinician: Dr. Alyssa Cossey – Coastal Carolina University, Artist in Residence & Choral Conductor
  • Northern Region Site
    • Winthrop University 
      • 1708 Memorial Cir., Rock Hill, SC 29733
    • Monday, October 30, 2023
    • Clinician: Dr. Jeremy Mims – Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities
  • Western Region Site
    • Furman University
      • 3300 Poinsett Hwy., Greenville, SC 29613
    • Monday, October 30, 2023
    • Clinician: Dr. Stephen Gusukuma – Bingham L. Vick, Jr., and Judith S. Vick Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities
1 Day Only
8:30-9:00 AM Check-In
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Rehearsal- Possible Sectional Rehearsal
12:00-1:30 PM Lunch (More Time May Be Needed   

Depending On Site Limitations)

1:30-4:30 PM Rehearsal- Possible Sectional Rehearsal
4:30-5:30 PM Dinner and Change For Concert
5:30-6:00 PM Warm-Up/Rehearsal For Concert
6:00 PM Performance


Each school is responsible for the purchase of music for their students. 

The registration fee DOES NOT cover the cost of music. All students must have original copies of the music. Absolutely no photocopies allowed unless the selection is in the public domain or written permission is granted by the publisher.

Rehearsal tracks can be found HERE (Directors must be logged on to access files)


The registration fee is $15 per student. Directors may select sixteen students in balanced voicing (SATB). If you have unbalanced quartets or want to bring more students, please contact Nicholas Shumate for approval.

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2023


Refunds will be given only if the entire event has to be canceled due to inclement weather that affects the site or for COVID reasons. Individual school cancelations will not be refunded. All attempts will be made to reschedule the event. Schools that cannot come due to weather will be encouraged to participate in another region if possible.


  1. Directors are to choose students they feel are going to be successful at Region Choir. Directors are welcome to determine a selection process that works best for their Choral Program. DIRECTORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE MUSIC BY THEIR STUDENTS PRIOR TO THE EVENT. STUDENTS MUST BE ABLE TO SING THE MUSIC AND MATCH PITCH. 
  2. Check-In will occur prior to the first rehearsal. Schedule for each site is included above.


  1. Dress Code for Performance:
    1. NO DENIM. Schools should wear their performance attire or concert black.
  2. Dress Code for Rehearsals: 
    1. Students are to wear normal school clothes that meet dress code policies for their school. 
  3. Students should be chaperoned at all times. Appropriate attentive behavior will be expected at all times.
  4. All-State Chorus rules for behavior apply for the event. 

All students who attend rehearsals must participate in the concert. Emergency situations will be excused. Talk with your site Coordinator if an emergency occurs.

Click Here For All Additional Region Choir Information (Rules, Procedures, Schedules, etc.)

Please read all information about Region Choir in the Choral Division Handbook before registering students or attending the event.