District 1
District Manager:  Katie McInnis

Junior High/Middle School & High School Solo & Ensemble Festival

  • January 23, 2024
  • Tuesday, 9 AM – 5 PM
  • West Shore Community College
  • Host: Ted Malt
  • Registration / Payment Deadline - Tuesday, December 19
  • Fees: $20 Solo                $30 Small Ensemble (2-6)                $50 Large Ensemble (7-20)
  • Late Registration Deadline - Wednesday, December 27
  • Late Registration Fee - $20 per late event

Junior High/Middle School & High School Choral Festival

  • February 14, 2024
  • Tuesday, 9 AM to 5 PM
  • McBain High School
  • Host:  Jill Neverth
  • Registration / Payment Deadline - Wednesday, January 24
  • $140 per choir
  • Late Registration Deadline - Wednesday, January 31
  • Late Registration Fee - $50 per late event

Mass Choral Festival

  • October 25, 2023
  • 9 AM - 1 PM
  • Big Rapids High School


SATB: The Storm is Passing Over - Baker

SATB: Al Shlosha D’varim - Naplan

SSA: Sea Fever - Brinsmead

TB: When You are Old - Martin

Mass Choral Festival Schedule

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).

Festival Registration

Checks payable to MSVMA and invoices mailed to:

Katie McInnis

19256 Fox Glove Circle

Big Rapids, MI 49307

Katie McInnis


231-408-7051 (cell) 

If you have questions about D1 events, please contact me. I'd be happy to help in any way I can. For other activities state festivals, specialized festivals, or honors choir please contact the corresponding coordinator.

Spring Meeting

May 31, 2023

Fall Meeting

Wednesday, September 20

6:30 PM

Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/93730439175

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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