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
Our conductor will be Emily Ellsworth, Artistic Director of Anima. Repertoire is:
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.
Forms and Fees
Information regarding MYAF registration and fees will be forwarded to the directors of singers selected to participate in All-State Honors Choir. Required forms must be completed and postmarked by March 1, 2017.
Students must pay the MSVMA fee and the MYAF participation fee which includes a rehearsal recording available for download from the www.choraltech.org website upon receipt of payment.
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.
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