Welcome to District 8
District Manager:  Adam Boyce

Festival Information

High School Solo and Ensemble Festival

  • Friday and Saturday, January 12 and 13, 2018
  • Friday, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Western HS
  • Registration opens: November 4, 2017
  • Application/payment deadline: December 16, 2017
  • Solos $18, SE $30, LE $40 
  • Hosts:  Ron Rudland and Bethany Bickel

High School Choral Festival

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, February 13-14, 2018
  • Holt HS
  • Registration opens: December 9, 2017
  • Application/payment deadline: Changed to January 20, 2018
  • $150 per choir
  • Host:  Monty Bishop

Middle School Choral Festival

  • March 21 and 22, 2018
  • Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Holt HS
  • Registration opens: January 13, 2018
  • Application/payment deadline: February 24, 2018
  • $125 per choir
  • Host: Monty Bishop

Middle School Solo and Ensemble Festival

  • May 5, 2018
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Grand Ledge High School
  • Registration opens: February 17, 2018
  • Application/payment deadline: March 31, 2018
  • Solos $18, SE $30, LE $40 
  • Hosts:  TBD

Festival Registration


Checks payable to MSVMA and invoices mailed to:

Haslett High School
Attn: Adam Boyce
5450 Marsh Road
Haslett, MI  48840

Adam Boyce

If you have questions about D8 events, contact the district manager. For other activities (honors choir, state festivals), contact the activity sponsor.


Spring Meeting 2018: Monday, May 7th, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Klavon's Pizzeria and Pub, 1361 Old McDevitt Avenue, Jackson, MI 49203

Agenda will include information about 2018-19 calendar and events as well as information from the Full Board Meeting. Please email Adam Boyce if you are interested or if you have questions. 

Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP by May 3 including if you plan to bring student teacher interns.  

Plaque Ordering Process

To order a plaque recognizing your choir's achievements, complete the Plaque Order Form. Plaques will be ordered when your check payable to MSVMA has been received by the State Office. Plaques are available for choirs receiving Excellent ratings.


Each plaque costs $35 including engraving and shipping.

Send your payment to:

MSVMA State Office
P.O. Box 1131
Big Rapids, MI  49307

Make sure that your MSVMA membership is active and that you have an up-to-date email address registered with the state office.
All information is distributed by email. There are no U.S. Postal Service mailings.

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Our vision is to reach the hearts of all people through song.

The MSVMA Offices are located in the Timme Building on the campus of Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan.

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