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Etudes are changing!

Check the Etudes page for details.
Etude list to be posted Dec 15th.

(Jazz audition materials are not changing.)

Each All-State Band audition will include:

  1. Perform the lyrical and technical Band Etudes listed on the MMEA website. These etudes are being identified, and more details are on the Band etudes page. Questions? Email
  2. Play all scales in succession, in a single continuous take, at the articulation and tempo indicated. 
    • Percussion auditions do not have a scales component.
  3. Perform a solo selected by the teacher and student based on recommended difficulty level published by MMEA. The solo will be performed unaccompanied.  A maximum of 5 minutes may be submitted.
    • Percussion auditions choose one instrument for their solo.
The 2018 Audition fee is $20, the deadline is March 15, 2018.
See the OpusEvent How-To Guide for information on submitting auditions.

All-State Camp information is available on the All-State Camps page.

Sponsoring teachers must be in the room when the recording is made. All students and sponsoring teachers are responsible for adhering to the MMEA digital ethics policy. The policy is available for download here, and on the All-State Auditions main page.

Eligibility requirements are on the All-State Policies page. 

Subpages (2): Etudes Scales
Mary Schaefle,
Aug 29, 2013, 2:29 PM
Jennifer Lenart,
Nov 14, 2017, 11:30 AM
Mary Schaefle,
Mar 17, 2015, 2:05 PM
Jennifer Lenart,
Mar 1, 2017, 6:37 AM