On the All-State Jazz page are specific instructions to recording the Jazz Choir Audition. Please see the attached PDF and linked tracks.

ACE HANDBOOK 2021-2022

All State Jazz Soprano Audition 2021

All State Jazz Alto Audition 2021

All State Jazz Tenor Audition 2021

All State Jazz Bass Audition 2021

Audition Guidelines
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Dear Colleagues,

It is that time of year where the ACE Board begins collecting submissions for the AMEA Conference Performance Session. This year we would love to feature inspiring ensembles that represent a variety of choral offerings within our choral community. To submit, you need the following: *Be the choral director at your school for 3 years *3 contrasting pieces submitted as an MP3 *3 programs from previous performances *Program Bio/Info Please submit this information and files to this dropbox link: https://www.dropbox.com/request/KgMRiKKFvzT3kq5CqJlT Deadline - Friday, November 12th* TImeline: November 12th, Submission Deadlines November 20th, Board Meeting - Selection of Conference Performances November 22nd, Choirs will be notified of decision

* Please note that the 2022-2023 Conference Submission Deadline will be moved up to an earlier date.

I sincerely hope that you will consider sharing your choral ensemble at our 2022 Conference.


Kirk Douglas

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Updated: Sep 29, 2021


Show Choir- Will follow the same format as previous years. Auditions are at Horizon High School on November 6.

Jazz Choir- We will be using the Opus platform for digitally recorded submissions. This is the same platform used for Regionals/All-State last year. The process will be slightly different and more streamlined. Instructions will be sent out to registering schools when registration closes. Recordings will be due Friday 10/22.

Results will be released Monday November 8.

To register, visit: azmea.org/ace-festivals. Audition registration will close on Friday 9/24/21.

Jazz excerpts are attached to Jazz Choir page, and more information can be found in the ACE Handbook at AzMEA.org.


Location: Mesa Community College

Dates: January 25-27, 2022

We are excited to be returning to alignment with the state Conference as well as the All-State Jazz Band (held at a different site). Even if you don't have students auditioning, we hope you plan on attending the performance on Thursday the 27th as an appetizer to conference on Friday.


Show Choir - Mark Myers (Vocal) and Braxton Carr (Choreographer)

Jazz Choir - John Knutson

Jazz Clinic Choir- Dr. Craig Peterson


Jazz Choir- Dr. Marcy Spencer, Gilbert HS; Samantha Patton, Tolleson Union HS

Show Choir- Allison Kluch, Jeanette Winzeler; Horizon HS

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