All-State Music Festival

Registration Deadline: September 8, 2022
Penalty Deadline: September 16, 2022
Audition Dates: October 19, 2022 – Piano;
October 22, 2022- Vocal, Woodwind, Brass, String, Percussion
Festival: November 17-19, 2022
Registration Fees: String, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Piano – $18.00; Vocal – $27.00

Information for the General Public

IMPORTANT:  All-State Music Festival Concert – Parking instructions (Revised 11/16/2022)-  ISU has a home football game at 6 PM – this will make parking a challenge please read the letter for instructions linked above.
  • Tickets go on sale at 10 AM, Tuesday, October 25, 2022
All-State Audition Results
  • All-State Festival – Frequently Asked Questions
    • Food for thought: Remember, it’s the process that counts.  It’s the process of preparing for auditions that will develop these young musicians.  If they happen to make it, well that’s just icing on the cake. Many incredible musicians don’t. – Alan Greiner, IHSMA Executive Director
  • Looking for your schools audition location? Click here: Audition Site Assignments – 2022
  • ACT Test Date Conflict:  All-State Auditions are held on October 22, 2023. This is one of the dates that ACT Testing is offered.  Students are HIGHLY encouraged to not try and do both on the same date and to are encouraged to select a different ACT Testing date.  The Iowa High School Music Association cannot ensure that scheduling accommodations can be made. Alternate ACT Testing dates can be found at

Selection of the Band

Selection of the Chorus

Selection of the Orchestra

Information for Directors

All-State Audition – Audition Materials Release Date – July 20, 2023

Director Mailings:
Festival Central Login – Online Registration
Choral Music Pre-Order: 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.