Virtual All-State Choral Audition Clinic

Collage of instructors for virtual clinic

Morningside College will offer a FREE Virtual All-State Choral Audition Clinic this October to positively serve dedicated high school choral musicians from around Iowa.

As part of the event, each student will:

  • Register for a preferred 30-minute virtual clinic date with two experienced All-State clinicians. Possible dates and time frames include:
    • Saturday, Oct. 3: 9 a.m.- noon
    • Saturday, Oct. 3: 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Oct. 6: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 7: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    • Saturday, Oct. 10: 9 a.m.- noon
    • Saturday, Oct. 10: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Oct. 13: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 14: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    • Thursday, Oct. 15: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Once processed, clinic requests will be assigned and communicated to the student and director.

  • Record, upload, and share a mock audition video performance of the assigned Iowa All-State Chorus cuts to Dr. Ryan Person via Google drive at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least three (3) days prior to the assigned clinic date. (Example: Oct. 10 clinic = Oct. 7 video submission due) The video may be one continuous take or with each cut spliced into one recording. As a reminder, audition cuts will be released by the Iowa High School Music Association on Friday, September 25.
  • Complete a 30-minute Zoom clinic with two experienced All-State clinicians, with possible coaches to include Dr. Ryan Person, Dr. Josh Nannestad, Heath Weber, Carol Tralau, Allen Chapman, Bob Anderson, Jackie Burk, Julie Schnieders, and others. The clinicians will have viewed each mock audition video in advance and provide students with positive feedback, as well as suggestions for technical, artistic, and visual enhancement.

As part of this FREE event, each student will be mailed a Morningside Music t-shirt. To register for the clinic, please use the form below. Single registrations will be accepted from auditioning students or directors. Please note that this event will be capped at 140 students and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registrations are strongly encouraged. As part of this free event, last-minute cancellations will not be permissible so as to not take away a valuable learning opportunity from another auditioning musician.

Morningside Virtual All-State Audition Clinic Form

Registration for the clinic has been closed. Thank you!