All-State Musical Theatre Honors Ensemble

MSVMA is proud to announce the 2024 Musical Theatre Honors Ensemble Director

Mr. Michael K. Hancey! Please see his full bio here! 

High school students who have received a First Division (I) Rating at the MSVMA Music Theatre Solo and Ensemble Festival are eligible to audition for this special opportunity! Twenty students will be selected to perform in the MSVMA All-State Musical Theatre Honors Ensemble with rehearsals on January 24 (Grand Rapids, MI) and May 9 (East Lansing, MI) and an evening performance on May 9 at the MSVMA All-State Festival Gala Concert.

The audition form and the audition video must be submitted by 11:59 PM on December 8. In order to audition, students will need to pay a $25, non-refundable audition fee. See the directions and link below.

High school students must complete all requirements listed on the application and submit (within the form) a 32-bar cut of your music theatre solo in an unlisted YouTube video by December 8 to be considered. If selected, you will be working with skilled clinicians to create a powerful musical theatre performance representing the best Musical Theatre students in the State of Michigan. Students will be screened by a panel of judges. If selected, the fees for participation will be $200. 

If in need of lodging, please contact coordinator, Lyn Ciechanski at

If selected, you will be attending an all-day rehearsal workshop on January 24 at the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids and an all-day rehearsal on Thursday, May 9 at All-State Festival in East Lansing followed by a performance at the Thursday night All-State Festival Gala concert.

Remember, the deadline to complete the application for this amazing opportunity is 11:59 PM on December 8. 

Questions can be directed to

Audition Requirements:

  • Complete form 
  • Prepare and record a 32-bar (1 minute) cut of any musical theatre song, upload it to an unlisted YouTube and paste the link into your form. 

Megan Sinclair

Director of Specialized Events

Lyn Ciechanski

Coordinator of MT Honors Ensemble

Audition Deadline       

December 8, 2023, 11:59 PM

Audition Fee: $25

Audition Submissions: 

Audition Results by:     

December 15, 2023, 11:59 PM

Registration Deadline: 

December 22, 2023, 11:59 PM

Registration Fee: $200


Wednesday, January 24

Michigan Music Conference

Thursday, May 9

East Lansing, Michigan


Thursday, May 9

All-State Festival


Michigan School Vocal Music Association

P.O. Box 1131

Big Rapids, MI 49307-1131

(231) 592 - 9344

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