2022 All-State Band Audition Materials

All-State Winds and Percussion Audition requirements and procedures changed in 2019.  Please look carefully to be sure you have all of the necessary information and read all instructions and information completely.  If you have any questions at that point, please contact Band Affairs Director Matt Rom at [email protected] 

NMEA will again utilize the services of OpusEvent to collect student auditions. Auditions will include:

  • Scales
  • Set 4 Etudes 
  • Sight-reading
  • An excerpt from the All-State Band music (which will be made available on the NMEA website in August)

All available audition materials are listed below.

1. All-State Scale Sheets (click the name of each instrument to download)

2. All-State Etude Documents

Disclaimer: There may not be a piano part available based on the repertoire selected by the conductor and approved by the board.

3. Sight Reading Documents

Sight Reading Component Guidelines

Sight Reading Sample Exercises (click the name of each instrument to download)

4. All-State Band Music Excerpts 


Audition manuals for the 2022 All-State season are available. You can view them by clicking the links below. The audition manuals are available as either a PDF or Google Doc. 

 2022 General Auditions Manual 
 2022 General Auditions Manual
2022 Wind & Percussion Auditions Manual
 2022 Wind & Percussion Auditions Manual