High School and JH/MS State Choral Festival
State Choral Festival is an educational opportunity designed to encourage your students to develop their performance. You and your students will have the opportunity to hear some of the most advanced and accomplished choirs in Michigan. The adjudication team will provide assessment by nationally recognized master choral clinicians who are selected for their outstanding and engaging work with choirs.
Registration and Payment
Fees are $195 per choir. Fees for the UP are $100. Fees are non-refundable.
Deadline for registration and payment is March 27, 2023.
Payment can be made by school check or director’s personal check payable to MSVMA and must be postmarked by the deadline. Purchase orders are acceptable at the postmark deadline, but the State Office must receive payment by April 16, 2022.
Invoices and checks for fees payable to MSVMA should be mailed to:
For registration questions, contact State Events Scheduling Coordinator, Julia Holt, or Director of State Events, Kathy Cunningham.
Transfer Request Guidelines
Directors may request a transfer from their school’s assigned site to a different site. Large numbers of event transfers can disrupt festival management. Directors are encouraged to perform at their school’s regionally assigned site unless:
The deadline for all State Event Transfer Requests is February 15. Requests will be considered according to capacity and criteria above. Requests that exceed capacity or do not meet criteria may not be approved. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Final determination will be assessed by totaling the final scores from the performance adjudicators.
May 1-2, 2023
Districts 1, 2, 3, 5 & 9
Districts 4 & 16
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Districts 8, 11, 12, & 15 and schools
Host: Clayton Parr
Districts 13 & 14
May 5, 8, 9, 2023
Districts 6, 7 & 10
Hope College Music Department
Jack Miller Center for Musical Arts
221 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Michigan School Vocal Music Association
P.O. Box 1131
Big Rapids, MI 49307-1131
(231) 592 - 9344
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