4/16/2022

TENTATIVE 2023 MSHSAA District and State Music Festival Dates (as of 6/20/2022)

These are the tentative dates for the 2023 music festivals.  The document will be updated as managers submit their dates.  The state music festival dates are listed at the bottom of the page.

District Number Festival Site Festival Date Tuesday Entry Deadline
1 Jackson HS:    
    Solo & Small Ensemble Mar. 4, 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
  SEMO (Cape Girardeau):    
   Large Group - Bands/Orchestras (Class 4 & 5) Mar. 14, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
     (includes Woodwind, Brass and Lg. Percussion Orchestra)    
   Large Group - Bands/Orchetra (Class 1, 2 & 3) Mar. 15, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
     (includes Woodwind, Brass and Lg. Percussion Orchestra)    
   Large Group - Vocal Mar. 16, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
       
2 Three Rivers Community College:    
   Large Groups Mar. 30, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble Mar. 31, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
       
3 West Plains Civic Center:    
   Large Groups Mar. 23, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble Mar. 24, 2023 Mar.7, 2023
       
4 Clever HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble  Mar. 11, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
  Nixa HS:    
   Large Group (Instrumental) Apr. 12, 2023 Mar. 21, 2023
   Large Group  (Vocal) Apr. 13, 2023 Mar. 21, 2023
       
5 Glendale HS (Springfield):    
   Solo & Small Ensemble Mar. 25, 2023 Feb. 21, 2023
   Large Group (Orchestra - ALL) Apr. 11, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
  Kickapoo HS:    
   Large Group (Vocal - Class 1-4 ALL Choirs) Apr. 3, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal - Class 5 ALL Choirs)   Apr. 4, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Large Group (Bands - Class 1-4 All Bands; Class 5 3rd Bands - NO Woodwind/Brass Choirs or Percussion Orchestra)    Apr. 5, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Large Group (Bands - Class 5 1st and 2nd Bands and All Woodwind/Brass Choirs & Percussion Orchestras) Apr. 6, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
       
6 Missouri Southern State University:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Instrumentall) Mar. 31, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Vocal) Apr. 1, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
  Webb City HS:    
   Large Group (Bands & Orchestra - Class 4 & 5) Apr. 3, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Large Group (Bands & Orchestra - Class 1, 2 & 3) Apr. 4, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal - Class 1, 2 & 3) Apr. 5, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal - Class 4 & 5) Apr. 6, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
       
7 Stockton HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble Mar. 6, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
  Southwest Baptist University:    
   Large Group (Vocal) TBA Mar. 21, 2023
   Large Group (Instrumental) Apr. 14, 2023 Mar. 21, 2023
       
8 Lebanon HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble Mar.25, 2023 Feb.21, 2023
  Camdenton HS:    
   Large Group (Instrumental) Mar.7, 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal) Apr. 6, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
       
9 East Central College:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Piano & Strings) Mar. 10, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Vocal, Woodwind, Brass & Percussion) Mar. 11, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal) Mar. 30, 2023 Mar. 14, 2023
   Large Group (Instrumental) Mar. 31, 2023 Mar. 14, 2023
       
10 Hillsboro High School:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble TBD  
  Jefferson College:    
   Large Group (Instrumental) Mar. 29, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group (Instrumental remaining - AM) Mar. 30, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal - PM) Mar. 30, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal remaining) Mar. 31, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
       
11 St. Louis - Parkway Central HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble (North of 40) Mar. 10, 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
     (includes Woodwind, Brass and Lg. Percussion Orchestra)    
   Solo & Small Ensemble (South of 40) Mar. 11, 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
      (includes Woodwind, Brass and Lg. Percussion Orchestra)    
  St. Louis - TBD:    
   Large Group (Orchestra)   Mar. 1 - 3, 2023 Jan. 31, 2023
   Large Group (Band) Mar. 7 - 9, 2023 Jan. 31, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal)  Mar. 13 - 15, 2023 Jan. 31, 2023
       
12 Ft. Zumwalt East HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble Mar. 4, 2023 Feb, 7, 2023
   Large Group - Orchestra Mar. 8, 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
  Ft. Zumwalt South HS:    
   Large Group (Vocal - Class 5) Mar. 9, 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal - Class 1, 2, 3 & 4) Mar. 10, 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
  Holt HS:    
   Large Group (Bands - Class 5) Mar. 15, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
   Large Group (Bands - Class 1, 2, 3 & 4) Mar. 16, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
       
13 Osage HS:    
   Large Group (Vocal)  Mar. 6, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
   Large Group (Bands & Orchestras) Mar. 11, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble  TBD  
       
14 State Fair Community College:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Vocal, WW, Brass & Percussion & Strings - select schools) Mar. 31, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Vocal, WW, Brass, Percussion & Piano)  Apr. 1, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
  Boonville HS:    
   Large Group (Vocal) TBD  
   Large Group (Instrumental (Class 1-2) TBD  
   Large Group (Instrumental (Class 3-5) TBD  
       
15 Grain Valley HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble Large Group  Mar. 25, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group - (Class 1-3 Band & All String & Full Orchestras) Apr. 4, 2023 Mar. 14, 2023
   Large Group - (Class 4-5 Bands) Apr. 5, 2023 Mar. 14, 2023
   Large Group - Vocal Apr. 6, 2023 Mar. 14, 2023
       
16 Lee's Summit North HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Vocal) Mar. 3, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Instrumental including Piano) Mar. 4, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
  Lee's Summit West HS:    
   Large Group  - Vocal Mar. 20-21, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group -  Orchestras (Full and String) Mar. 22, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group - All Bands, WW & Brass Choirs & Large Percussion Orchestras) Mar. 23, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
       
17 Liberty HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Instrumental) Mar. 31, 2023 Feb. 21, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Vocal) Apr.1, 2023 Feb. 21, 2023
  Staley HS:    
   Large Group - Vocal Mar. 8-9, 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
   Large Group - All 2nd/3rd Bands & WW/Brass Choirs Only Apr. 4, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Large Group - All 1st Band & Large Percussion Orchestras  Apr. 5, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Large Group - Orchestras  Apr. 6, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
       
18 Columbia Public Schools:    
   Large Group  Mar. 15 2023 Feb. 7, 2023
  Mexico HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble Mar. 18, 2023 Feb. 14, 2023
       
19 Kirksville HS:    
   Solo & Small Ensemble (Select Schools & Clark Co vocal Only) Mar. 31, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
   Solo & Small Ensemble (All other schools - All Piano Solos) Apr. 1, 2023 Mar. 7, 2023
  Truman State University:    
   Large Group (Vocal & Instrumental) Mar 24, 2023 Mar.7, 2023
       
20 Central HS (St. Joseph)    
   Solo & Sm Ens (Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton & DeKalb Counties; NO piano events) Mar. 31, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Solo & Sm Ens (All remaining Counties; including all piano events) Apr. 1, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
  Platte County HS       
   Large Group (Band & Orchestra - Class 1, 2 ,3) Apr. 3, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group (Band & Orchestra - Class 4 & 5) Apr. 4, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal - Class 1, 2, 3) Apr. 5, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
   Large Group (Vocal - Class 4 & 5) Apr. 6, 2023 Feb. 28, 2023
       
       
  State Solo & Small Ensemble Festival: April 27 - April 29, 2023