85th MMEA In-Service Workshop/Conference


Grow MO:  Telling Our Story and Influencing our Future 

January 25-28, 2023

Tan-Tar-A Conference Center

Missouri all-state children’s choir

rehearsal & performance

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Performance – 4:30pm – Paradise C Ballroom

 audition information

Auditionees will submit an audio recording of “Happy Birthday” sung without accompaniment and in the key of their choice.

No talking is allowed on any part of the recording.

  • Do NOT announce the name of the student, teacher or school on the audition recording.
  • Do NOT speak to the student at the end of the recording.
  • Do NOT provide vocal support for the student. This includes, but is not limited to, singing with them or humming along.

The students must record this song with NO accompaniment or other instrumental support.

Attention should be given to:

  • Detailed pitch and rhythm accuracy
  • Phrasing
  • Singing with a confident and pleasant vocal tone

Scoring Rubric



1 8
2 TONE 1 8
3 RHYTHM 1 8
  TOTALS 4 32


Auditions will be disqualified for:

  • Singing with accompaniment or other instrumental support
  • The presence of any talking on the recording


Be sure to follow the audition process completely and meet the audition deadline to ensure that your student(s) recordings are heard and evaluated.

There will be a non-refundable audition fee per student. Those selected for the choir will incur a student participation fee.

A parent/legal guardian or school official will be responsible for the supervision, conduct, and behavior of its students during the entire MMEA All-State Children’s Choir.


audition form

  • Access the audition form through the link below.
  • An account must created to enter application/s.
    • Multiple entries may be submitted though one account.
      (i.e. One teacher account may submit multiple students from their class through their account.)
  • Each individual application fee may be paid by credit card within the student application profile.
    • NOTE:  Unfortunately, we cannot accept one comprehensive payment for multiple applications within a single account.

2023 All-State Children’s Choir Auditions are closed.