• WSMA State Solo & Ensemble Festival

Each year over 32,000 students (11,000+ events) qualify at district festivals to perform at State Solo & Ensemble festival making this event one of the largest of its kind in the nation. These students represent the student talent and high quality of music programs in Wisconsin's schools. Congratulations to the students and teachers involved with these events - and good luck at State!

Congratulations to all 2015 State Solo & Ensemble participants!

We look forward to seeing you in 2016!

Saturday, April 30, 2016:
UW-Platteville, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Whitewater, UW-Milwaukee

Friday, May 6, 2016:
Preble High School, Green Bay

Saturday, May 7, 2016:
UW-LaCrosse, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Green Bay, Cardinal Stritch University, UW-Parkside

General Information

FAQ's about WSMA State Solo & Ensemble Festivals

State Festival Exemplary Solo Recognition Project

Festival Rules and Information

State Festival School Assignments/Schedules/Results

Click on links below for information about each state site.

April 30, 2016



May 6, 2016

Preble High School (Green Bay)


May 7, 2016

Cardinal Stritch University
UW-Eau Claire
UW-Green Bay
UW-La Crosse
UW-Stevens Point

Assignments for State Solo & Ensemble Festivals are done by WSMA.

Requests for transfers to another state location must be submitted

by the school music teacher and are only granted under
special circumstances and must be approved by WSMA.