Baptist AllState Chorus, Orchestra, & Praise Team

January 31-February 2, 2014
White Oak Conference Center 

 General Information    Schedule    Faculty    Cost /Registration   Locations

 Bad weather policy for SC Baptist AllState: BadWeatherPolicy-Baptist AllState.pdf 

New for 2014 Baptist AllState

Every effort will be made to ensure that everyone who comes to camp has a fun and safe stay; therefore, a yearly background check MUST be completed on EVERY ADULT & PARTICIPANT 18 years or older WHO ATTENDS Baptist AllState weekend. Your registration will not be complete, nor your lodging secured, until all adults in your group have been screened and approved by the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Please go to www.scbaptist.org/backgroundscreening for complete background check instructions.

 


 GENERAL INFORMATION
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Click here to go to: Baptist AllState video mobile version

 

Nominations:
  • Nominations must be made by music directors, youth music leaders, and/or pastors for new auditionees.
  • AllState participants must be superior leaders in your church.
  • AllState is very musically demanding. It is NOT an opportunity to help a student with average skills. It IS a college-level experience for the truly gifted, mature students.
  • All Audition requirements for each group are available at: Audition Information.
  • Nominations are due by October 14, 2013.
  
Qualifications
  • Students in grades 9-12
  • Must be active in SC Baptist Convention Churches and their music ministry.
  • NEW! New participants must be recommended by their music director or pastor to audition.
  • If you qualified for the SC All-State Chorus or Band/Orchestra or Region Band and you meet our other qualifications, you do not have to audition, but you must register with us by November 7 2013.
  
Auditions
  • Students may audition for Chorus, Orchestra or Praise Team. Auditions for two groups are allowed, but students will only be selected for ONE group.
  • Only video auditions will be accepted-only ONE video per disc. Accepted video file types are: mp4, mov, m4v, wmv, avi. Each audition MUST be on a separate video. We will not accept multiple auditions on one CD/DVD - they may be returned to the sender.
  • CD/DVDs may be mailed to us at: Worship & Music Office, 190 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210-8254 by November 7 2013
    • Or, email videos to us at: janetaltman@scbaptist.org by November 7, 2013
    • Large files may need to be uploaded to https://dropbox.hightail.com/baptistallstate
      • Once files are uploaded, the registration form can be faxed to 803.799.1044.
  • Results will be sent after NOVEMBER 18, 2013.
  • For more Audition information go to Audition Information page.
  
Returnees
  • AllState Chorus and Orchestra members who participated fully last year are still eligible and do not need to re-audition and do not need to be nominated. Praise Team members will need to re-audition each year.
  • Registration Form will be sent to all eligible members and must be returned to: Worship & Music Office by November 7, 2013.
  • Send Deposits to: Worship & Music Office by DECEMBER 13, 2013.
  • Failure to respond by the deadline may necessitate you to re-audition the next year.
Participants MUST
  • Send Lodging form & Deposits to: Worship & Music Office, 190 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210 by DECEMBER 18, 2013.
  • Provide your own transportation to White Oak Conference Center on January 31, 2014 and from the final location on February 2.
  • Provide your own orchestra & praise team instruments, except large percussion.
  • Learn music before attending.
  • Participate in all events.
  • Exemplify Christ-like behavior during all events.
  • Notify Worship & Music Office immediately of any changes concerning your participation.
  
Chaperones
  • All chaperones must be 21 years old or older.
  • One chaperone must be provided for each 1-6 students of the same sex.
  • At least one chaperone is required from each church regardless of the number of students attending.
  • Worship & Music Office CANNOT arrange for chaperones.

New for 2014 Baptist AllState
Every effort will be made to ensure that everyone who comes to camp has a fun and safe stay; therefore, a yearly background check MUST be completed on EVERY ADULT & PARTICIPANT 18 years or older WHO ATTENDS Baptist AllState weekend. Your registration will not be complete, nor your lodging secured, until all adults in your group have been screened and approved by the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Please go to http://www.scbaptist.org/backgroundscreening  for complete background check instructions.

Participant Forms due at Registration
Every participant & chaperone will need to bring a SCBC Participant form for WOCC completed to this event, plus 2 copies.  An original, in triplicate form, was mailed with confirmation packets.  Participant's forms require a  a parent signature for students. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM IN, bring it with you to the event registration.

 Look for SC Baptist AllState Chorus, Orchestra & Praise Team on Facebook at www.facebook.com/scbaptistallstate.

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SCHEDULE SAMPLE
  

Friday, January 31, 2014
4:30 pm – Registration
5:30 pm – Supper
9:45 pm – Worship/Hub Cafe

Saturday, February 1, 2014
8:30 am – Rehearsal
12:00 noon – Lunch/Afternoon Classes/Activities
4:00 pm – Listen to the Honors Chorus/YouthSingers Concert
6:00 pm – Supper/Rehearsal/Worship
9:30 pm – Free time/Hub Cafe

Sunday, February 2, 2014
7:30 am – Each group leaves to lead worship for a different Church in a nearby location
Chorus: Kilbourne Park Baptist, Columbia
Orchestra: Spring Valley Baptist, Columbia
Praise Team: Lexington Baptist, Lexington

Morning Worship Service at churches
Eat Lunch after service at churches. Then travel to Final Concert location

All groups at Final Concert Location (Spring Valley Baptist, Columbia)

Afternoon Schedule:
1:30 pm – Set up and Rehearse for Concert
3:00 pm – Combined Concert - Spring Valley Baptist, Columbia
4:30 pm – Adjourn

 

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FACULTY

Chorus Director  Jon Duncan
Dr. Jon Duncan
Georgia Baptist Convention
Atlanta, GA 

Orchestra Director Richard Kingsmore
Richard Kingsmore
Calvary Baptist  Church
Winston-Salem, NC       

Praise Team Director Philip Strickland     
Philip Strickland
East Lake Community Church
Irmo,  SC

      

 
 
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COST
Members
$ 115.00
Chaperones (2 nights)
$ 48.00
   
Lodging per person for two nights
 
Single (1 person in a room)
$ 94.00
Double (2 persons in a room)
$ 62.50
Triple (3 persons in a room)
$ 51.50
Quad (4 persons in a room)
$ 47.00
5-6 persons in a room
$ 41.80
   
Deposit per person due by 12/18/2013
$ 50.00
Balance Due at Check-in
 
   
There will be NO refunds after 12/31/2013.

REGISTRATION

 

Registration forms & Auditions Videos are due by November 7, 2013.

1. Print off the Baptist AllState Registration Form.
2. Complete the form and return it (with Video if needed) to the Worship & Music Office, 190 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC
Returnees may fax their form to 803.799.1044.

Deposits & Lodging: due by December 18, 2013

1. Print off the Baptist AllState Lodging Form.
2. Complete the form.
3. Make the check for the deposit to: SC Baptist Convention
4. Mail completed form and check to Worship & Music Office, 190 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC

Online Payments:

Payments online with Credit Card or E-Check:  Click on Baptist AllState Online payment.
Once payment is completed, print off the  Lodging form: Baptist AllState Lodging. Fax form  to 803.799.1044

 

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Directions/Locations

 

Rehearsal weekend:
White Oak Conference Center
633 Mobley Highway
Winnsboro SC 29188
Office: (803) 635-4685

 

Orchestra & Final Concert:
Spring Valley Baptist Church
91 Polo Road
Columbia SC 29223
Church: (803) 736-0624

 

Chorus:
Kilbourne Park Baptist Church
4205 Kilbourne Read
Columbia SC 29206
Church: (803) 787-3371

 

Praise Team:
Lexington Baptist Church
308 East Main Street
Lexington SC 29072

 

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If you need more information, please contact janetaltman@scbaptist.org at the Worship & Music Office at 800-723-7242 (in SC) or 803-765-0030 ext. 2800 or visit our main website: www.scbaptist.org/worship .
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