High School Orchestra

High School Orchestra


High School Honor Groups moving to recorded auditions

NCKMEA will use online recorded auditions for all high school honor groups for the 2020-21 school year. Audition materials for each ensemble will be further specified after Sep. 1.
Festival Scores information video
Directors should watch this short video to become familiar with the Festival Scores audition system.
Festival Scores Auditions
Directors will need to activate Event Tag VRD22LZ in their account in order to upload audition entries. Audition uploads will be open Oct. 19 - Nov. 4. Judging will take place Nov. 5-8.

Audition Excerpts

A Melodic Minor Scale
Symphony No. 35 - Mozart

E Flat Major Scale
Symphony no. 2 mvmt 3 - Brahms

E Flat Major Scale
Roman Carnival Overture - Berlioz

A Melodic Minor Scales
Symphony no. 7 mvmt 3 - Beethoven
Riley Day
Emporia HS
3302 W. 18th Ave
Emporia KS, 66801
w: 620-794-3894

Important Dates - HS Orchestra
Aug. 26, 2020 - Wed
Downbeat Session
via Zoom
5:30 PM - Social Time
5:45 PM - Business Meeting
Oct. 12, 2020 - Mon
Audition Entries Due — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 30, 2020 - Fri
Audition Fees Due — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 30, 2020 - Fri
Audition Late Entry Deadline — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Double fees
Nov. 4, 2020 - Wed
Audition Upload Deadline — HS Orchestra
Nov. 27, 2020 - Fri
Participation Fees Due — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Dec. 5, 2020 - Sat
HS Mini-Convention — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra Clinic/Concert
Manhattan HS
In-person festivals are cancelled for 2020-21

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