All-State Honors Choir

All-State Choir members are singers in good standing in a Regional Honors Choir and in a State Honors Choir. Those who are interested in consideration for All-State Honors Choir should indicate this when completing their Regional/State Audition Application Form. The maximum size of the choir will be 120 members. Selections will be based on quotas similar to the State Honors Choirs allowing for flexibility to ensure a balanced choir.

Directors will be notified by February 1 regarding All-State Choir selection.

The High School SATB All-State Choir will perform at Michigan Youth Arts Festival in Kalamazoo in May. For information, visit http://michiganyoutharts.org

Music must be prepared and memorized by the first rehearsal. All students will be tested individually on memorization in the first hour of rehearsal. If students are unable to demonstrate an adequate level of preparedness, they may not be allowed to stay for the remainder of the rehearsals or performance.

High School All-State Conductor 2019 
Lynda Hassler Capitol University


The results of State Honors Choir auditions will determine the All-State Choir. Directors will be contacted by February 1 regarding student selection for the All-State Choir. All-State Honors Choir members must be members in a Regional and State Honors Choir.

The All-State Honors Choir will not exceed 120 members. Selections will be based on quotas similar to the State Honors Choirs allowing for flexibility to ensure that a balanced choir.

The All-State Honors Choir will perform at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival in Kalamazoo in May.


Repertoire

All music will be provided to the students

O Fortuna from Carmina Burana Choral Score/Octavo Schott Music (HL.49045073)

Fire from Afro-American Fragments No. 6  William Averitt
four-hand piano  
Canticle Publshing https://www.canticledistributing.com/afro-american-fragments-6-fire.html

Hear My Prayer O Lord Henry Purcell
Belwin Mills  Oxford ed. By John Rutter  

Please Stay  Jake Runestad  
http://jakerunestad.com/?s=Please+Stay&post_type=product&type_aws=true

Ubi Caritas  Ola Gjeilo With transcribed piano improvisation
Walton Music
http://olagjeilo.com/sheet-music/choral-satb-accompanied/ubi-caritas-with-piano-improvisation-2/

That Which Remains Andrea Ramsey
Boosey & Hawkes HL.48022955

Eric Floetke 
Executive Board, Director of Honors Choirs
ericfloetke@msvma.org

Claire Bellamy
All-State Coordinator
clairebellamy@msvma.orgrg

February 6 - All-State selection announced

March 6 - All-State registration deadline

May 9-11 - All-State Honors Choir at WMU


May 10-12  
Rehearsals
Dalton Recital Hall
Western Michigan University
Tentative rehearsal times:
Thursday, May 10: 12 pm - 4 pm
Friday, May 11: 8 am -  5 pm
Saturday, May 12: 8:30 am - 3 pm

Performance
Saturday, May 12, 2:30 pm
Miller Auditorium

Choir members may warm-up and perform with their school’s ensemble or as a soloist in a Solo and Ensemble Recital. Students are not allowed to leave campus during All-State Honors Choir activities. Students may not participate in more than one Honors group.

Total Fees - TBD

MSVMA All-State Practice Files

The links to the practice .zip files can be downloaded and saved.

All-State music provided by: 


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