All-State Music Festival

Registration Deadline: September 7, 2017
Penalty Deadline: September 14, 2017
Audition Dates: October 21, 2017 – Vocal, Woodwind, Brass, String, Percussion;
October 25, 2017 – Piano
Festival: November 16-18, 2017
Registration Fees: String, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Piano – $16.00; Vocal – $26.00

2017 All-State Festival Audition Results:
  • All-State Band
    • Chair Placement Audition Schedule
    • Kitten on the Keys – Piccolo Trumpet Finalists – All finalists should report to Room 080 in the Scheman Building of Iowa State Center at the assigned audition time below.  Finalists are:
      • Caroline Reyner, Independence, 5:20 PM
      • Gina Mueterthies, Cedar Falls, 5:25 PM – Selected to perform
      • Junhee Lee, Iowa City, West, 5:30 PM – Selected to perform
  • All-State Orchestra
    • Chair Placement Audition information has been provided in the student information packets.  Audition schedules will be posted outside of Benton Auditiorium in the Scheman Building in Ames on Nov 16, prior to 3:00 PM.
  • All-State Chorus
    • Deep River – Soprano Saxophone Finalists – All Finalists will audition for the All-State Chorus Director, Dr. Stephen Alltop, on Thursday, Nov 16 at 8:30 PM on the stage of C.Y. Stephens Auditorium.  The All-State Chorus pianists will be on hand for this audition to accompany the finalists.  Finalists are:
      • Tom Altier, Johnston
      • William Sims, Cedar Falls – Selected to perform
      • Quinn Adajar, Sioux City, North
  • Harp
  • Piano
2017 All-State Festival Concert – Ticket information
  • All-State Percussion instruments for Sale! The Percussion Source, a division of West Music, has generously provided the percussion instruments listed for this year’s All-State Festival. That equipment is for sale at discounted prices.



Announcement: The Iowa High School Music Association has selected West Music Company, Coralville as the music supplier for the All-State Music Festival. For more information on how to order All-State Chorus audition materials click here.


All-State Festival – Frequently Asked Questions


Sample All-State Auditions Cards (not for use at auditions)