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2022 All-State Festival Concert – parking instructions

Iowa State University has a home football game on Saturday, November 19, 2022.  Game time has been announced as 6 PM.  This will greatly impact parking on Saturday, November 19, 2022 in the lots near Hilton Coliseum, Scheman Building and CY Stephens. Iowa State University, DiscoverAmes (Ames Convention and Visitor’s Bureau), and the Iowa High School … Continue reading 2022 All-State Festival Concert – parking instructions

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IHSMA Executive Director Position – Application Process

The Executive Committee of the Iowa High School Music Association is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. Applications can be submitted here: https://forms.gle/k5iM72pn8rccK7e38.  Applications are due by November 30, 2022.  Interested parties should prepare the following information for submission: Letter of Interest Current Resumé Collegiate Transcript(s) Letters of reference (up to 3 … Continue reading IHSMA Executive Director Position – Application Process

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IHSMA Executive Director announces pending retirement.

After 21 years at the helm of the Iowa High School Music Association, Alan Greiner has announced his retirement from his position as Executive Director of the IHSMA, effective June 30, 2023. Greiner began his career in music education at Northwest Webster Community Schools in 1985 and was on staff until 1987.  From there, he … Continue reading IHSMA Executive Director announces pending retirement.

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All-State Percussion for sale!

The Percussion Source (a division of West Music) in Coralville, Iowa graciously provides percussion instruments for our All-State Musicians to perform on.  Those instruments are available for sale at a discounted price immediately following the All-State Festival Concert. A listing of instruments available this year can be found here: https://ihsma.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/IA-All-State-2021-Percussion-List.pdf If you are in the market for any … Continue reading All-State Percussion for sale!

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2021 All-State Audition Materials – cuts

All-State Audition “cuts” All-State Audition “cuts” for Woodwind, Brass, String, Percussion, and Vocal students Google Folder Links: Woodwind, Brass, Percussion cuts String cuts Vocal cuts Alternate Links: Woodwind, Brass, Percussion cuts String cuts Vocal cuts

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2021 All-State Piano Audition Cuts

All-State Piano Audition cuts (excerpts)

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2021 All-State Music Festival – Audition Materials Posted

The 2021 All-State Music Festival Audition Materials have been posted and can be found here: https://ihsma.org/all-state-audition-information-2021/

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Jazz Band Festival Postponements/Cancellations

Jazz Band Festival Postponements/Cancellations: Fort Dodge – postponed due to weather until Monday, February 1, 2021 Union, La Porte City – postponed  – plans TBD

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2020 All-State Audition Results posted

The results of the 2020 All-State Music Festival Auditions have been posted. Those results can be accessed here: http://www.ihsma2.org/Phase3/as_accepted_report.aspx Note: There is a dropdown in the top center of the screen for navigating between the band, chorus, and orchestra results.

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All-State Chorus Audition Cuts Announced

The All-State Chorus Audition Cuts have now been released and can be found here: https://ihsma.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/ASChorusAuditionCuts2020.pdf

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