High School Orchestra
Membership Requirement
For a student to participate in KMEA honor groups the sponsoring teacher must be an active member of the Kansas Music Educators Association.

High School Orchestra

2022-23

Clinician
Leonardo Rosario
Director of Strings
Kansas Wesleyan University

The NW and SW districts have extended this upload deadline to Oct. 27.
Important Dates
Oct. 12 - Audition uploads begin
Oct. 26 Oct. 27 - Audition upload deadline - $3 fee per completed audition
Oct. 29-30 - Online Judging
Dec. 3 - Clinic & Concert @ Fort Hays State University - $10 participation fee per selected student

mp3 Auditions
We will use Festival Scores for online audition management. Directors need to activate the following Event Tag:
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Festival Scores information video
Directors should watch this short video to become familiar with the Festival Scores audition system.
Audition Excerpts
  • Scales: d melodic minor for all instruments
  • District music excerpts: - taken from Youth Dance by Wang
    Tempo: quarter note is 144
    Violin: m. 30-37
    Viola: m. 108-113
    Cello: 1st cello part m. 108-113
    Bass: m. 114-117
  • All-State Excerpts:
    Violin - Brahms
    Viola - Shostakovich
    Cello - Rimsky-Korsakov
    Bass - Wagner
Repertoire

The Mikado - Sullivan/Conley
Youth Dance - Wang
Serenade For Strings - Leyden
 
Chairperson
Joan Crull
Hays HS
2300 E. 13th St
Hays, KS 67601
h: 785-365-6724
w: 785-623-2600
Important Dates - HS Orchestra
Oct. 27, 2022 - Thu
Audition Upload Deadline — NW/SW HS Orchestra
$3 audition fee per completed audition
Dec. 3, 2022 - Sat
NW/SW HS Orchestra Festival
Fort Hays State University
$10 participation fee per selected student

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