2022 All-State Orchestra

All-State Orchestra Conductor Bio

Conductor Troy Peters is Music Director of Youth Orchestras of San Antonio, Resident Conductor of the San Antonio Symphony, and Orchestra Director at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Musical America featured him in their 2016 special issue, The MA30 Professionals of the Year: The Innovators. Peters has guest conducted many orchestras, including the Oregon Symphony, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and Round Rock Symphony. He was previously Music Director of the Vermont Youth Orchestra and Montpelier Chamber Orchestra, and conducted college orchestras at Texas State University and Middlebury College. He has also gained international attention for his orchestral collaborations with rock musicians, including Blind Pilot, Jon Anderson (of the band Yes), and Trey Anastasio (of the band Phish), with whom he recorded two albums on Elektra Records.

Peters conducted the world premiere recording of Daron Hagen’s Masquerade with violinist Jaime Laredo, cellist Sharon Robinson, and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, on Bridge Records. Among the other soloists with whom he has collaborated are Branford Marsalis, Midori, Edgar Meyer, Time for Three, and Richard Stoltzman. His work has been the subject of national media attention from CBS Sunday Morning, National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition, Symphony, and The New Yorker. Awarded a Vermont Arts Council Citation of Merit in 2009, he has also been honored with eight ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music and has conducted more than three-dozen world premieres. He has presented pre-concert talks for the Philadelphia Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and San Antonio Symphony.

Peters is also active as a composer, where his honors include the Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and grants from Meet the Composer and the Rockefeller Foundation. He holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music and the University of Pennsylvania, where his primary compositional mentors were Ned Rorem and George Crumb.

2022 ALL-STATE REGISTRATION AND AUDITION DATES

August 15 - September 5: All-State registration for students open ($25 application fee).

September 6 - September 12: Late registration for All-State available ($45 application fee).

September 12 @ 11:59 p.m. CST: Registration closed, no more applications accepted.

September 14 - September 24 @ 11:59 p.m. CST: Website portal opens and closes for instrumental audition uploads.

October 17 @ 8:00 a.m. CST: All-State selections announced.

2022 ALL-STATE ORCHESTRA REPERTOIRE

TITLE COMPOSER
Danse nègre, Op. 35, No. 4 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Prayer Amanda Harberg
Capriccio espagnol Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

 

AUDITION REGISTRATION

Registration to audition for 2022 All-State ensembles is now open. 

YOU MUST BE AN NMEA MEMBER TO LOG IN AND REGISTER STUDENTS FOR ALL-STATE.

If you have not logged in before, you will need your NAfME member number to create an account. Do not try to link to your NMEA membership - your NAfME membership is enough.

Click the link below to connect with OpusEvent and select "2022 Nebraska All-State". 

Register for All-State Auditions

Please contact Doug Bogatz at [email protected] with any questions.

AUDITION MATERIALS

Audition materials for the 2022 All-State Orchestra are now available. Please click the link below to view the audition materials.

2022 All-State Orchestra Materials