Auditions

2015 All-State Audition Planned Changes

All 2015 All-State Audition Components are posted!


Vocal
  • Solo remains the same.
  • Key changes for Alma del Coré in some voice parts to move away from range extremes. Alma del Coré parts are now posted..
  • The scale will be a single octave ascending and descending (or the reverse). Scales are now posted.
Winds and Brass
  • Etude to be shortened to include the first two contrasting sections.
  • Fewer scales with tempo reductions. Scales are posted: Band Scales Page.
  • Addition of a solo performed unaccompanied. Solo to be chosen by the student and teacher based on guidelines provided by MMEA. See the Band Auditions page for more information.
Percussion
  • Etude remains the same; student performs snare, timpani and xylophone etude.
  • Fewer xylophone scales at a reduced tempo. Scales are posted: Band Scales.
  • Addition of a solo performed unaccompanied on a concert percussion instrument. Solo to be chosen by the student and teacher based on guidelines provided by MMEA. See the Band Auditions page for more information.
StringsJazz
  • Changes being discussed for 2016, such as a different background/track for improv. There are no changes for 2015. Visit the Jazz Audition page for details and audition components.

The Audition Fee for 2015 will be $20. We will continue to use OpusEvent to manage auditions, with an audition deadline of March 20, 2015. Remember to check your recording equipment before then!


You can provide input and recommendations by emailing auditions@mmea.org or the respective All-State Vice President.


Please let us know what questions you have by sending an email to auditions@mmea.org

We're looking forward to having more students from all corners of Minnesota audition, with consistent scoring and results provided by top-notch judges specializing in each instrument or voice type. Please join us as we continue to strengthen MMEA All-State, noted as one of the best by our guest conductors!

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