All-State Music Festival

NHMEA All-State Auditions and Festival


Registration Deadline: October 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Audition Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Manchester Memorial High School

Festival Dates: April 7-9, 2022 in Concord, NH

(Concord High School and Grappone Conference Center)

Committee Members:
Festival Chairperson – Sarah Evans

Auditions Chairperson – Becky Pierce

Band Chair: Bobby Burns
Mixed Chorus Chair: Scott Lounsbury
Orchestra Chair: Christopher Noyes
Treble Chorus Chair: Will Gunn
Guitar Ensemble Chair: John Zevos & Dan Lorenz


NHMEA All State Audition Application

(Directors should keep a copy on file – do not send to NHMEA)

OpusEvent Registration Tutorials

Vocal Audition Information

Instrumental Audition Information

Guitar Audition Information

Vocal Audition Information 

Chorale – All parts –
Chorale – no Soprano
Chorale – Alto highlight
Chorale – Tenor highlight
Chorale – Bass highlight
Sight Reading Examples
Old Sight Reading Examples

Instrumental Audition Information

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 Christopher Noyes for more detailed information!

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 Scales – Guitar