Changes in 2014
String Auditions Overview (formatted for printing and distribution) available for download at the bottom of this page.
Beginning 2014, All-State auditions will be recorded by the sponsoring teacher and uploaded to our auditions management system. Details on auditions management software system to be posted in December.
1. Play all scales in succession, in a single continuous take, at the articulation and tempo indicated. Scales will be posted on the MMEA website in the fall.
2. 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.
3. Perform the orchestral excerpt posted on the MMEA website. The student is expected to perform the excerpt in the style appropriate to the work and at the tempo indicated. Bowings and fingerings are suggested only.
Sponsoring teachers and students are responsible for adhering to the digital ethics policy. The policy is attached below and is available on the All-State Auditions main page.