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Middle School/Jr. High
Honor Choir

The Middle School/Jr. High Honor Choir is for children in grades 7-9.

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October 1, 2023 - School registration and allotment request DEADLINE. 

Jr/MS allotment request fee: $30.00

December 16, 2023 - ​Student registration DEADLINE.

One online form required per school.


Per student:

One Student Medical Form per student. 
​Please print the Medical Form (below) 2-sided and send it before the registration deadline.
Please note that medical forms no longer need to be notarized.

December 16, 2023 - Payment due - payment can be made either by credit card or check.

Jr/MS Singer’s fee: $55

Please make checks payable to WV ACDA.

Checks should be posted to:

Joshua Dubs

2101 Dudley Ave.

Parkersburg, WV 26101

Medical forms should be sent to:

Cody Ratliff

918 31st St 

Parkersburg, WV 26104

MS Reg


El Cielo Canta Alegría - Pablo Sosa, arr. Bergs SATB

Sing to the Lord a New Song - Mass no.3 in d minor - Franz Josef Haydn, arr. Hopson SATB

O Magnum Mysterium - Evan Ramos SATB

Music of Life - Brittney Boykin SAB

I Shall Not Live in Vain - Reese Norris SATB

Down By the Riverside - trad. Spiritual, arr. Robert Gibson SATB 

MS Rep

2024 Conductor: Vincent Oakes


Vincent Oakes is in his twentieth year as Artistic Director of the Chattanooga Boys Choir. He earned the Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Florida and Master of Sacred Music degree in Choral Conducting from Emory University, studying under James Morrow and Eric Nelson. In addition to teaching public school choral music and serving churches in Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee, he has also served as music director of the Emory University Exodus Singers and the Candler School of Theology Youth Theological Initiative. A frequent choral clinician and guest conductor of honor and festival choirs, recent conducting engagements have included the Vocalizze Choral Festival in Portugal, the ACDA International Conductors Exchange Program in Cuba, the Bangkok International Choral Festival in Thailand, and honor choirs throughout the United States. Mr. Oakes has also been a conductor and clinician at the Lake Junaluska, Massenetta Springs, and Montreat worship music conferences and a clinician on conducting, choral literacy and musicianship, and working with the adolescent singing voice.  He has published articles and reviews in Choral Journal and has authored chapter on child and adolescent voices in the textbooks Choral Pedagogy by Robert Sataloff and Brenda Smith and Class Voice: Fundamental Skills for Lifelong Singing by Ron Burrichter and Brenda Smith.

Mr. Oakes is an active member of National Association for Music Education and the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), of which he served as Southern Division Chair of Boychoir Repertoire & Standards from 2005-2011. He is a Past-President of Tennessee ACDA and served as President of ACDA’s eleven-state Southern Region from 2019-2021, chairing its Lift Every Voice conference in Mobile, AL in 2020. Mr. Oakes is also the Chair of the Fine Arts Department and Director of Choral Music at the Baylor School in Chattanooga, where he conducts four student ensembles and the faculty choir. He received Baylor’s 2016 Ireland Chair for Distinguished Teaching and the Belz-Lipman Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education from the Tennessee Holocaust Commission in 2021.

MS Conductor


Honor Choir Chair - Cody Ratliff 


918 31st St 

Parkersburg, WV 26104

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