March 30-April 1, 2023
CT Convention Center
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
Festival Fee (TBA)
In-Person auditions will be held at North Haven High School on 2/4/23
221 Elm Street, North Haven, CT 06473
Audition Fee $25
Audition Registration closes January 13, 2023. You must confirm your student for an All-State audition by checking “YES” on the All-State link on your CTFest dashboard before this deadline in order for the platform to add their name to the audition schedule.
Scores will be published and ensembles announced the week following auditions.
General Admission: $27. (admits to both concerts)
Children under 6 are free (no ticket required)
Payment is by credit card only. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Choirs & Jazz 1:00 pm
Band & Orchestra 3:30 pm
Doors will open 1/2 hour before the concert
Festival Participants must complete the required health form and contract through FamilyID by MARCH 1, 2023. Parents or Guardians may access the forms by clicking on the button below.
IMPORTANT: The region festival form you completed does not suffice, you must complete a new form for the All-State Festival.
Each student will receive one MP3 download of the concert through the Family ID email system a few weeks after the event. Use this form to purchase addition copies or CD/DVDs of the concert.
To order: mail to the address on the form or bring completed to the concert
CMEA Copyright Policy
CMEA expects all students participating in the audition process to abide by all copyright laws. Students must have an original piece of music, a digitally purchased copy w/receipt, a public domain copy, or perform from memory. With the exception of students performing from memory, students auditioning without an acceptable copy of music may be disqualified from festival participation.