Welcome to District 6

District Manager:  David Gailey

District Co-Manager: Abbey Herrman

Middle School/Junior High Invitational

Date: October 26, 2023 (Thursday)

Time:  1:30 PM ~ 7:30 PM

Location: Lake Michigan College Mendel Center - Benton Harbor, MI

Host: Rebecca Derbas-Selvidge

Conductor: Carole Conrad

Tenor-Bass Men's Invitational

Date: November 2, 2023 (Thursday)

Time: 1:00 PM ~ 7:45 PM

Location: Howard Performing Arts Center, Berrien Springs, MI

Host: Carrie VanDenburgh

    District Solo and Ensemble (Middle School and High School)

    • February 17, 2024 
    • Saturday, 8 AM - 5 PM
    • Southwest Michigan College -  58900 Cherry Grove Road, Dowagiac, MI  49047
    • Host:  Dave Carew
    • Registration and Payment/postmark deadline: Friday, January 12, 2024
    • Solos $20, Small Ensembles $30, Large Ensembles $50

    District Choral Festival

    Middle School Day

    • February 27, 2024 
    • Tuesday, 8 AM - 5 PM

    High School Day

    • February 28, 2024 
    • Wednesday, 8 AM - 5 PM
    • Location: The Chapel - 4250 Washington Avenue, St. Joseph, MI  49085
    • Host:  Lakeshore Choir Boosters - contact is David Gailey
    • Registration and Payment/postmark deadline: Wednesday, January 12, 2024
    • $140 per choir

    District Solo & Ensemble Festival and Choral Festival medals will be available for purchase for $5 at the Festivals for students who receive final determinations of Excellent (I) or Good (II).

    Payment Information

    Invitational, Solo & Ensemble, and Choral Festival

    Checks payable to MSVMA and invoices mailed to: 

    Abbey Herrman

    100 Blue Pride Dr.

    Lawton, MI  49065

    Festival Registration Policy and Information 

    Invoices and payment should be mailed to the address printed on the invoice. Fees are non-refundable. Returned checks are subject to a $15 fee. Late registration will be available with a $50/event fee for choral festival or a $20/event fee for S&E for seven days after the deadline but must be paid by credit card on the scheduling website.

    Your events will not be scheduled unless we receive your signed invoice with payment or PO postmarked by the deadline. If the PO payment has not been received by the first day of the festival, your events will not perform.

    David Gailey

    District Manager



    Abbey Herrman

    District Co-Manager



    If you have questions about D6 events, contact one of the the district managers. For other activities (honors choir, state festivals, etc...). Please contact the activity sponsor.

    Spring Meeting

    Tuesday June 4, 2024

    5:30 PM

    Lakeshore High School Choir Room

    Door #41


    Michigan School Vocal Music Association

    P.O. Box 1131

    Big Rapids, MI 49307-1131

    (231) 592 - 9344


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