All State

All-State Camp - Next Steps

Step 1:     MMEA Emails audition results to sponsoring teachers - April 24
Step 2:     Student tells sponsoring teacher whether they accept placement into All-State. Sponsoring teacher lets MMEA know student's decision - May 8
Step 3:     MMEA emails parents with registration link for All-State camp - May 11
Step 4:     Registration, initial camp deposit, and scholarship applications due - May 25
Step 5:     Final camp payments due - July 25

MMEA All-State Program
All-State is a program to develop the finest musicians and leaders among Minnesota's most accomplished high school students. The All-State program supports secondary school music ensembles, MMEA members and members' students.

2018 All-State audition deadline is March 15, 2018. Audition fee is $20. 2018 All-State Camps run from August 6-11, 2018. The students return February 15-16, 2019 (Feb 14-15 for Jazz).

The All-State Experience - A brief summary.

  1. Decide to Audition.
    1. Make sure that you are eligible.
    2. Find a sponsoring teacher.
    3. Gather audition materials.
    4. Note audition deadline (mid-March) and cost.
    5. Prep for auditions.
  2. Sponsoring teacher records and submits your audition before the mid-March deadline.
  3. Sponsoring teacher shares results of your audition in the end of April / beginning of May.
  4. If you make it in:
    1. Accept membership into All-State in early May.
    2. Register for All-State Camp, including completing/returning all required forms and payments.
    3. Participate in the entire All-State camp, held in early August.
    4. Maintain your eligibility for All-State.
    5. Participate in the Midwinter Reunion performance the following February.

If you have any questions, contact the MMEA office at 763/566-1460 or

Visit the All-State Auditions pages for more information.
Band Auditions    Choir Auditions
Jazz Auditions   
String Auditions