District 16

District Co-Managers: Leo Humbach & Brian Leduc

Festival Information


D16 HS Solo & Ensemble Festival

  • January 14 &15, 2022
  • Friday, 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Chippewa Valley HS
  • Registration opens: October 3, 2021
  • Application/postmark deadline: December 12, 2021
  • Solos $20, SE $30, LE $50
  • Host: James Pecar

D16 JH/MS Solo & Ensemble Festival

  • February 26, 2022
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Anchor Bay HS
  • Registration opens: October 3, 2021
  • Application/postmark deadline: January 23, 2022
  • Solos $20, SE $30, LE $50
  • Host:  Jan Boswell



D16 JH/MS & HS Choral Festival

  • March 14 & 15, 2022 - Dakota HS 
  • March 16 & 17, 2022 - Stoney Creek HS 
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Sites will start with MS/JH choirs and transition to HS choirs. Second day will be HS choirs.
  • Registration opens: November 29, 2021
  • Application/postmark deadline: February 6, 2022
  • $120 per choir
  • Hosts:  (Tentatively) Dakota HS and (Tentatively) Stoney Creek HS



HONOR CHOIR


Audition piece for 2021/2022: Sicut Cervus (Palestrina) - Mercury Press 


      2021 Dates:

  • September 7th: HS Regional Honors Choir Online Auditions Open
  • September 7th: HS All-State Jazz Honors Choir Online Auditions Open
  • September 13th: 6789 Honors Choir Online Auditions Open
  • October 8th: 6789 Honors Choir Online Auditions Close at Midnight
  • October 14th: HS Regional Honors Choir Online Auditions Deadline at Midnight
  • October 14th: HS All-State Jazz Honors Choir Online Auditions Deadline at Midnight
  • October 16th: 6789 Honors Choir East and West Regional Rehearsal and Concert 
  • October 15-17th: HS Regional Honors Choir Online Auditions Adjudication
  • October 15-17th: HS All-State Jazz Honors Choir Online Auditions Adjudication
  • October 25th: HS Regional Honors Choir - State Audition Registration Deadline
  • October 25th: HS All-State Jazz Honors Choir - State Registration Deadline
  • November 6th: 6789 Honors Choir Fees and Forms Due
  • November 6th: 6789 Honors Choir Rehearsal 
  • November 20th: 6789 Honors Choir Rehearsal 
  • December 4th: HS Regional Honors Choir - State Auditions
  • December 4th: HS All-State Jazz Honors Choir - Rehearsal
  • December 10th: HS State Honors Choir Registration Deadline
      2022 Dates:
  • January 8th: 6789 Honors Choir Rehearsal 
  • January 27th: 6789 Honors Choir State Rehearsal and Performance
  • January 27th: HS State Honors Choir Rehearsal
  • January 27th: HS All-State Jazz Honors Choir Rehearsal
  • January 28th: HS State Honors Choir Rehearsal
  • January 28th: HS All-State Jazz Honors Choir Rehearsal and Performance 
  • January 29th: HS State Honors Choir Rehearsal and Performance
  • February 4th: HS All-State Honors Choir Selection Announced
  • March 4th: HS All-State Honors Choir Registration Deadline
  • May 2022 (Date TBD): HS All-State Rehearsals and performances




Vocal Jazz Festival


  • September 25, 2021
  • LOCATION TBA
  • Jed Scott, Coordinator



Chamber Music Festival 


  • November 16, 2021
  • Oakland University Varner Hall
  • Tom Blue, Coordinator
  • Application Deadline: October 20, 2021




Musical Theatre Intensive 


  • October 23, 2021
  • Plymouth Christian Academy
  • Kathryn Witkowski, Coordinator
  • Application Deadline: September 13, 2021




Musical Theatre S&E Festival (East)


  • November 13, 2021
  • Grosse Pointe South HS
  • Christopher Pratt, Coordinator
  • Application Deadline: October 20, 2021



    Art Song Intensive


    • January 15, 2022
    • LOCATION TBA
    • Robert Doyle, Coordinator



    Capella Festival


    • May 5 & 6, 2022
    • Ann Arbor Skyline HS
    • Lyn CieChanski, Coordinator
    • Registration Deadline: April 15, 2022


    STATE Solo& Ensemble Festival (East)


    • March 25 & 26, 2022 - Avondale HS 
    • Friday, 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON
    • STATE TRANSFER DEADLINE: February 15, 2022
    • Host:  Kevin Cornwell
    • Coordinator: Halie Watt     haliewatt@msvma.org     248.770.9831


    STATE Choral Festival (East)


    • April 25 - 27, 2022 - Rochester High School
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON
    • STATE TRANSFER DEADLINE: February 15, 2022
    • Host:  Catherine Lykins
    • Coordinator: Brian Leduc     bleduc@msvma.org     586.945.7134




    District Co-Managers


    Leo Humbach

    LeoHumbach@msvma.org

    (586)612-9335 cell


    Brian Leduc

    bleduc@msvma.org

    (586)945-7134 cell


    If you have questions about D16 events, contact the district managers. For other activities, please contact the activity sponsor.




    Activities


    2020 Fall Meeting:  

    September 21, 2020 @ 4:30 p.m. via zoom - invitation sent via email


    2021 Spring Meeting:  

    June 7, 2021 @ 4:30 p.m.

    via zoom - invitation sent via email



    Festival Registration

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    Brian Leduc

    26 Maywood Ave.

    Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069


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