All State Music Festival (at NHMEA Spring Conference)

Festival Chairperson – Ed Doyle

Committee Members:
Band Chair: Joe Mundy
Mixed Chorus Chair: Scott Lounsbury
Orchestra Chair: Andrea von Oeyen
Treble Chorus Chair: Will Gunn

Auditions Chairperson – Becky Pierce

OPUS User Guide


Please make sure you are checking that your book edition match the books listed on the first page of the requirements. If you are using a different edition, the pages and exercise numbers may be different. We are doing our best to update everything!

Vocal Audition Information 

1. Per la gloria d’adorarvi Giovanni Bononcini

As published in Q-Notes, and on the NHMEA website, and available in PDF format via this link:

Medium High (Sopranos & Tenors)

Medium Low (Basses and Altos)

To be sung, memorized, in Italian, with the accompaniment recording from the Alfred publication, 26 Italian Songs and Arias; John Glen Paton, ed.

Medium High (for Sopranos & Tenors) (  catalog # 7968639

Medium Low (for Altos & Basses) (   catalog # 7968688

The NHMEA Choral Council STRONGLY URGES each teacher sending students to purchase a copy of the book & CD.  There is significant and helpful information, IPA pronunciation, translations, and historical context available in this resource, all of which are important for proper preparation of the solo.

2. The 2018 Audition Chorale, to be sung, memorized, to a recording of the chorale with the student’s part missing.

2018 Instrumental Audition Resources

Piccolo Scales

Flute Audition Scales

Oboe Audition Scales

Clarinet Audition Scales

AltoClar Audition Scales

BassClar Audition Scales

Bassoon Audition Scales

Saxophone Audition Scales

Fr Horn Audition Scales

Trpt Audition Scales

Trbn Audition Scales

Baritone TC Audition Scales

Baritone BC Audition ScalesTuba Audition Scales

Tuba Audition Scales

Mallets Audition Scales

Violin Audition Scales

Viola Audition Scales – check below for 3-octave scales

Cello Audition Scales – check below for 3-octave scales

Viola/Cello scales – 3 octaves

Double Bass Audition Scales 

Guitar Resources

Carcassi Etude – Ted Mann edition – pdf

Guitar All-State Audition scales

Guitar sightreading sample 1

Guitar sightreading sample 2