All-State Festival


Pre-orders are accepted until March 22. Credit Card only. Tickets will also be sold at the door

2020-21 Audition Information

Auditions for the 2020-21 school year will be held virtually only

High School students who are selected for a region festival “paper” ensemble are eligible to audition for All State.

There will be no in-person festivals this year, however festival ensembles will still be selected through this audition and teachers will be notified of their students selection to the festival’s “paper ensemble”. Student who are accepted to All-State are then eligible to apply for the All Eastern and All National Honors Ensembles.

Registration Closes: February 10, 2021 **   Last Day to upload videos: February 20, 2021

**Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstance. Audition registration closes February 10, but teachers may continue to upload videos past that date for registered students until February 20.

Audition Fee: $20 (Due 2/19/21)

Festival Information:
March 25-27, 2021
CT Convention Center
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103

Festival Acceptance by February 13, 2021
Festival Fee: $330 (Postmarked by 3/1/21)
Concert Ticket: $25 (admits to both concerts)

Committee Members

Festival Chair

Ken Bagley

Head Chaperone

Jennifer Crooks

Band Chair

Anthony Pandolfe

Orchestra Co-Chair

Carrie Masacaro

Treble Choir Co-Chair

Stephanie Zak

Mixed Choir Co-Chair

Amanda Hanzlik

Orchestra Co-Chair

Michael Winer

Treble Choir Co-Chair

Theresa Voss

Mixed Choir Co-Chair

Matthew Harrison

Jazz Co-Chair

James Antonucci

Equipment Co-Manager

Richard Manning

Equipment Co-Manager

Andrew Satterberg

Jazz Co-Chair

Andrew Lefebvre


Concert Band

Vu Nguyen


Gerardo Edelstein

Mixed Chorus

Jeffrey Douma

Treble Chorus

Tesfa Wondemagegnehu

Jazz Ensemble

Justin DiCioccio

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.