ACE All-State Show Choir Festival

ACE All-State Show Choir Audition Registration Form – Deadline 8/30/19

ACE All-State Show Choir Participation Registration Form

Festival Chairpersons:      

Audition Site:  Boulder Creek HS, 40404 N Gavilan Peak Pkwy., Anthem AZ 85086

Audition Registration Deadline:  8/30/19.

Requisition/Purchase Order Information (should be initiated prior to festival registration).

Registration Fee:  $25.00 per student.

Late Fee – after registration deadline:  $50.00 (late registration must be approved-acceptance not guaranteed).

LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNLESS APPROVED BY THE ACE VP JAZZ/SHOW ACTIVITIES.

Teacher must send appeal to:   Katie Hixon, ACE VP Jazz/Show Activities – kthixon1@gmail.com.  If approval is granted for late registration, the AMEA Executive Director and the chair will be notified and the registration will be processed with the late fee added.

Non-Member Fee:  $150.00.

Members must login to the AMEA website BEFORE registering – Current NAfME membership is required – Non-members go directly to registration form.

Auditions:   Show Choir.

  • All Show Choir auditions will be “live” auditions.
  • Auditions must be memorized.
  • Each school will be assigned a block of time for those students who register to audition.
  • All students auditioning will be required to show picture identification at the live auditions.
  • Vocal audition. The vocal audition will consist of the following:
    • The required Jazz/Show Choir scales must be sung a cappella in a swing rhythm, using the syllables                                                                                 shown, and in the key and tempo indicated.
    • The scales will be judged on accuracy of pitch, fluidity, tone quality and appropriate swing feel.
    • All students must sing the short, required solo only once.
  • Dance audition:
    • Choreography for the audition will be taught in large groups.
    • The routine will be approximately 32 measures in length.
    • During this portion of the audition, students will be evaluated in small groups while singing and dancing.
    • Auditioning students are encouraged to wear comfortable non-revealing clothing

Payment Information:

Credit Card:      Visa/MasterCard/AMEX/Discover.

Check/PO:         Make checks/purchase orders payable to AMEA or Arizona Music Educators Association.

                                       Send Payment/Purchase Orders to:

                                             David Waggoner

                                             AMEA Executive Director

                                             6818 E. Kingston Pl., Tucson, AZ 85710

                                             Phone:  520-885-9754            Fax:  520-885-0518

                                             Email:  executivedirector@azmea.org

Submission Of Registration Form Obligates Payment.