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All-State Auditions
Woodwinds, Brasswinds, Percussion

Judges are listening to auditions. Results will be emailed to sponsoring teachers no later than May 1.
 
Changes for 2014 Auditions

Beginning 2014, All-State auditions will be recorded by the sponsoring teacher and uploaded to our auditions management system. 

2014-2015 All-State audition deadline is Thursday, March 20. Audition Fee is $20.

Details on auditions management  software system to be posted in December.

MacPhail Center for Music has generously provided All-State Audition Video Tutorials for the following instruments: Baritone, Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Flute, French Horn, Oboe, Saxophone (Alto, Tenor and Baritone), Snare Drum, Timpani, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba and Xylophone.


Auditions Overview (formatted for printing and distribution) available for download at the bottom of this page.

Audition Components

  1. Play all scales in succession, in a single continuous take, at the         articulation and tempo indicated.  
  2. Perform the MMEA All-State etude. Etudes are posted on the MMEA website in the fall.
  3. Percussionists perform scales on xylophone only, and the MMEA All-State etude on xylophone, snare and timpani.
The All-State Auditions Task Force is considering a solo beginning 2015, as selected by the student and teacher based on recommended difficulty level. 

Digital Ethics

All students and sponsoring teachers are responsible for adhering to the MMEA digital ethics policy. The policy is attached below, and on the All-State Auditions main page.


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Jennifer Lenart,
Feb 25, 2014, 12:41 PM
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Mary Schaefle,
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Jennifer Lenart,
Oct 29, 2013, 6:28 AM
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Jennifer Lenart,
Feb 27, 2014, 12:20 PM
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Jennifer Lenart,
Feb 27, 2014, 12:20 PM