All State Music Festival (at NHMEA Spring Conference)

NHMEA All-State Auditions and Festival

Registration Deadline: October 18, 2019

Audition Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Manchester Memorial High School

Festival Dates: April 2-4, 2020 at the DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Center (Manchester, NH)

Committee Members:
Festival Chairperson – Sarah Evans

Auditions Chairperson – Becky Pierce

Band Chair: Robert Burns

Mixed Chorus Chair: Scott Lounsbury
Orchestra Chair: Andrea von Oeyen
Treble Chorus Chair: Will Gunn
Guitar Ensemble Chair: John Zevos

Registration for the 2019 All-State Auditions is now open on OPUS.
Click here for help with OPUS.

2019-2020 Audition Requirements – CLICK HERE
Cello teachers and students – please note that this document is updated from the one posted in Quarter Notes with different wording for the title of your required piece. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!
Clarinet teachers and students – there is a new enlarged edition of the Klose, that is also edited by Drucker – here are the page numbers and exercises from that book:

Page 137 E Major, 3rd measure of line 10 through line 11

Page 139 line 5 to the first measure of line 6, 2nd measure of line 10 through the 1st measure of line 1 on page 140

Page 141 line 7 through 2nd measure of line 9

**Please make sure you are checking that your book edition matches the ones 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 
Sight Reading Examples
2019 Chorale – SATB
2019 Chorale – Soprano Highlight
2019 Chorale – Alto Highlight
2019 Chorale – Tenor Highlight
2019 Chorale – Bass Highlight
2019 Chorale – minus Soprano
2019 Chorale – minus Alto
2019 Chorale – minus Tenor
2019 Chorale – minus Bass
Old Sight Reading Examples

2019 Instrumental Audition Resources

Harp Audition Information – 

Harp auditions will take place on the regular audition date in November. Students will perform excerpts from the pieces below, as well as a solo piece of their choosing. Please contact Andrea von Oeyen for more detailed information!

Mahler 1 (mvmt 3) Harp

Joyride Markowski Harp

Instrumental Resources

Sight Reading examples – 

Compound Time – Treble Clef

Simple Time – Treble Clef

Cut Time – Treble Clef

Compound Time – Bass Clef

Simple Time – Bass Clef

Cut Time – Bass Clef

Violin SR Practice

Violin SR Practice 2

Viola SR Practice

Viola SR Practice 2

Low Strings SR practice

Low String SR Practice

Cut Time – Snare

Compound Time – Snare

Simple Time – Snare

Compound Time – Mallets

Cut Time – Mallets

Simple Time – Mallets

Scale sheets – for practice. All scales must be memorized

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

Viola 3 octave scales

Cello Audition Scales – check below for 3-octave scales

Cello 3 octave scales

Double Bass Audition Scales 

Guitar Resources

All State Guitar – Etude

All State scales – Guitar