All-State Music Festival

Registration Deadline: September 9, 2021
Penalty Deadline: September 16, 2021
Audition Dates: October 20, 2021 – Piano;
October 23, 2021- Vocal, Woodwind, Brass, String, Percussion
Festival: November 18-20, 2021
Registration Fees: String, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Piano – $17.00; Vocal – $26.00

2021 All-State Audition Results
  • Orchestra, Band, and Chorus – navigate to the page and select the dropdown located at the top center of your screen to select the desired ensemble’s results
  • Piano
  • Harp
  • Orchestra
    • Piccolo Finalists – both students bring their piccolos to their chair placement auditions on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.
      • Katelyn Knight, Urbandale
      • Alexandra Somodi, Cedar Falls
    • English Horn – Claire Hahn, Iowa City, West
  • Chorus Soloist Finalists – please report to Scheman Building Room 080 (Board Room – Ground Floor) at 6:00 PM on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.  Dr. Copley will make her selections at that time.
    • Rejoice Soprano Solo
      • Sydney Barton, Tipton
      • Amanda Beckett, Cedar Rapids, Jefferson
      • Evelyn Hickman, Clear Lake
      • Erica Knupp, Indianola
      • Hannah Martin, Dowling Catholic
      • Caroline Sierk, Pleasant Valley
    • Rejoice Tenor Solo
      • Tejas Guruaju, Linn-Mar
      • Ahmad Madlock, Cedar Falls
      • Steiger Manson, Center Point-Urbana
      • Deucalion Martin, Iowa City, Liberty
      • Erik Nordstrom, Siouxland Christian
      • Justin Vis, Johnston
    • Thixo Solo
      • Josiah Bailey, Cedar Falls
      • Dan Hovinga, Forest City
      • Tucker Mensen, Center Point-Urbana
      • Matt Moore, Clear Lake
      • Parker Watts, Roland-Story
      • DeVonte Westley, Davenport, North
    • Bass Guitar – Henry Giddens, Cedar Falls
    • Drumset – Spencer Clifton, Southeast Polk
  • Band
    • Alto Flute Finalists – student should report to (location to be determined in Hilton) Thursday Evening, November 18, 2021 following the rehearsal of the patriotic works where Dr. Boysen Jr. will make the final selection.
      • Morgan Smith, Davenport, North
      • Anna Kautz, Linn-Mar
      • Olivia Weil, Waukee


2021 All-State Festival Student Resources


2021 All-State Festival Chair Placement Audition Times


All-State Audition Selections (cuts)

2021 All-State Festival Covid-19 Mitigation plan- Google Doc PDF

Director Mailings:


2021 All-State Festival – General Audition and Concert Information.

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.

75th Anniversary Festival, November 18-20, 2021 – Share your favorite All-State memories/stories from the past 75 years.

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