All-State Festival Choral

Outstanding Choirs

Up to two choirs will be chosen by blind audition to perform at the Thursday 7 p.m. Gala/Honors Concert of the All-State Festival. 


  • Member high school choirs of at least 21 singers in any voicing may submit an audition recording for consideration.
  • Recordings must be work from the current school year and include three selections of contrasting styles, one of which must be unaccompanied (may include non-pitched percussion or body percussion).
  • Audition recordings must be emailed to Erik Jacobson at by April 1, 2023.
  • Application forms must be submitted online by April 1, 2023.


Directors from chosen choirs will receive information regarding forms, costs, schedules and the Gala Concert.  A letter of congratulations will be mailed to each selected choir's director, his/her principal and superintendent. A plaque will be presented to participating choirs and each student will receive a certificate. 

All-State Honors Choir

The All-State Honors Choir is composed of the top 100-120 students from the State Honors Choir auditions. This SATB choir rehearses Friday and Saturday and performs at the Saturday evening Gala/Honors Concert.  

All-State Honors Choir information

Eric Cadena

Summer Conference and All-State Festival Director 

Les Rowsey

All-State Festival Supervisor

Outstanding Choir Application Form

Performance Information


May 11

7 PM  Outstanding Choirs - Gala Concert 

Michigan State University

Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Rd,

East Lansing, MI 48825

All-State Honors Choir

May 11-13

All-State Honors Choir Rehearsals - Michigan State University

May 13

3 PM   Gala/Honors Concert

Michigan State University 

Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Rd,

East Lansing, MI 48825


Michigan School Vocal Music Association

P.O. Box 1131

Big Rapids, MI 49307-1131

(231) 592 - 9344


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