offers opportunities and benefits for teachers, students and schools for your
vocal music program.
- Our membership includes
choral directors, private teachers, university professors and retired music
teachers who share your passion for vocal music. Access the latest in
developments from early career teachers and learn from the wisdom of seasoned
- Weekly Notes e-newsletter
enables members to connect on issues important to everyone and make
announcements to the membership.
- Job listings allow members to post position openings and seek
employment, performance and auditions opportunities.
MSVMA is committed to
offering the finest professional development opportunities to its members in
affordable and accessible ways.
- Sessions at the Michigan
Music Conference, the Summer Conference and the Student Leadership Conference offer
diverse learning options for choir directors and high school and college
students in a supportive environment. State Continuing Education Clock Hours
(SCECH) are available.
- Clinics help you gain the
knowledge and skills to become a festival adjudicator.
- The Carolyn
Leep Scholarship offer individualized learning options.
- High school seniors enrolled
at member schools and pursuing a degree in vocal music education may apply for a
four-year scholarship to attend a Michigan college or university. Recipients
will receive $10,000 over their four years of undergraduate coursework.
- The Clinician Consultant Program enables you to
choose a professional from our vetted list of choral experts to help you and
your students enhance your knowledge and performance.
- Grants are available to
support your choral program including such items as music, transportation,
technology and uniforms.
- A literature database
categorized by voice, level of difficulty, suggested performing age group and publisher/octavo
information is available to you for choral repertoire and solo repertoire and
- An extensive sight reading
library enables your students to have new music every day.
- Adjudicated festivals, either
for a rating or for comments only, enable you and your students to benefit from
assessments and suggestions by our qualified adjudicators.
- District and state solo and
ensemble festivals, choral festivals, chamber festivals, mass choir festivals, musical
theatre festivals and Michigan Youth Arts Festival provide unique and
meaningful learning environments for participants.
- Opportunities to be part of
exceptional musical performances are provided through our Honors Choir program
offered to students 6th through 12th grades.