All-State Middle School Mixed choir Screening
Mixed Middle school choir includes grades 6, 7 and 8
Please record TWO separate recording files, one for each 5-tone scale per student. You may play the scale on the piano BEFORE the student sings, but NOT while the student sings.
OMEA All-State Audition/Application fee per student is $10 paid via credit card ($7 screening fee + $3 application fee) by October 3rd 11:59:59 PM - The fee must be paid first before audition files can be uploaded.
All-State Registration Fee: $269.00 (due after a student is selected --> December 12, 2018) paid via credit card only (Parents will be allowed access to Opus to complete the Registration and payment process)
Middle School All-State Choir Dates: Thursday, February 14 - Friday, February 15, 2019
Rehearsals and performance held at the First United Methodist Church in Portland, OR
All audition fees must be paid online with a credit card to be submitted
Teachers and students may not electronically or otherwise enhance any recordings. By submitting the audition materials online, the director attests that these conditions were met and agrees to adhere to all deadlines set by OMEA and understands that all deadlines are final.
Please sing the following 5-tone scales ascending and descending on solfege, numbers, or la. Teachers will play each scale on the recording and the student will repeat a cappella.
Bass: C-G (begin on C below middle C) F-C (begin on F below middle C)
Tenor: E-B (begin on E below middle C) A-E (begin on A below middle C)
Alto: Bb-F (begin on Bb below middle C) A-E (begin on A above middle C)
Soprano: E-B (begin on E above middle C) C-G (begin on C one octave above middle C)
STATEWIDE REPRESENTATION IS STILL OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY! AT LEAST ONE STUDENT FROM EACH SCHOOL WILL BE SELECTED IF THEY CAN MATCH PITCH WITHIN THE RANGES SPECIFIED.