What students are eligible to be selected for All-State?

Students in grades 10-12 who are selected for the district-level ensemble are eligible for All-State. In order to be selected, students MUST attend the district festival in its entirety. (ILMEA Policy Manual, Audition Eligibility, IX)

Students in grades 10-12 who were honored in the Composition Contest are eligible to participate in the Composition Workshop. Please visit the the Composition Contest page for more information.

Students in grades 10-12 who wish to apply to the Future Music Educators Seminar must do so by November 1. Please visit the FMES page for more information.


When will we know if my student is selected for All-State?

Results are sent to school music educators in early December.


My student was selected for All-State - are they eligible for a scholarship?

ILMEA does not give out scholarships. Individual colleges and universities may offer recognition or scholarships; Please contact the institution to inquire about opportunities for All-State students.