Each All-State Band audition will include:
- Play all scales in succession, in
a single continuous take, at the articulation and tempo indicated.
- Percussion auditions do not have a scales component.
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 Band Etude posted on the MMEA website.
The 2017 Audition fee is $20, the deadline is March 15, 2017.
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.
Updated eligibility requirements are on the All-State Policies page. Read details on music ensemble participation. Other requirements remain the same.