All-State Middle School treble & Tenor-Bass choir Screening
Both Middle school choirs include grades 6, 7 and 8
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)
Please record TWO separate recording files, one for each 5-tone ascending & descending scale per student. You may play the scale on the piano BEFORE the student sings, but NOT while the student sings.
LINK TO OPUS EVENT ALL STATE REGISTRATION SITE - will open september 1st
OMEA All-State Audition/Application fee per student is $10 paid via credit card ($7 screening fee + $3 application fee) by October 1st 11:59:59 PM - The fee must be paid first before audition files can be uploaded.
Students that apply and audition, must be fully prepared to participate in the event and pay the fee by November 8.
All-State Registration Fee: $236.00 (due after a student is selected --> November 8, 2019) 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, January 16 - Friday, January 17, 2020
Rehearsals held at First Christian Church and the performance held at The First United Methodist Church
2020 All-State Treble Middle School Choir Conductor: Dinah Helgeson
2020 All-State Tenor-Bass Middle School Choir Conductor: Nicole Lamartine
All student participants must room with 3 other ensemble members at the Graduate Hotel Eugene during the event.
Meals are provided Thursday evening through Friday late afternoon.
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.
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.