Eastern Region Middle School Festival

Audition Information

Auditions for region festivals during the 2021-22 school year will be held virtually through the CTFest Audition platform which will open for teachers in August. A completed school association fee (SAF) form and payment must be received, and teachers’ individual CMEA/NAfME memberships must be current in order to register students for auditions.

Though region auditions are once again virtual, CMEA is planning to hold the region festivals in-person and also, hold the All-State auditions in- person.

Audition Registration closes November 23, 2021 **
Last Day to upload videos is December 4, 2021
Audition Fee: $10 (Postmarked by 12/4/21)

**Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstance. Audition registration closes November 23rd, however teachers may continue to upload videos past that date for previously registered students until December 4th.

Festival Information

March 4-5, 2022 (snow dates 3/11-12)

Enfield High School
1264 Enfield Street
Enfield CT 06082

General Admission: $12. (+s.c.)

Due to limitations during the pandemic:

  • A limit of two tickets per performer may be purchased.
  • All audience members must wear a mask.
  • There are two separate concerts.
  • Payment is by credit card only.
  • No tickets will be sold at the door.

Concert Times
Band & Orchestra 2:00 pm
Choirs & Jazz 4:30 pm

Festival Acceptance by January 7, 2022
Festival Fee: $25 (Postmarked by 1/28/22)

Family ID completion by February 4, 2022

Festival Participants must complete the required health form and contract through FamilyID by February 4. Parents or Guardians may access the  forms by clicking on the button below.

HARP Auditions: All MS and HS harp region auditions will take place together on one day at the Southern Region HS Auditions, on November 21 at Joseph A. Foran High School, Milford. Teachers should register harp students in their own regions as they do all other students. MS teachers please note that MS harp students must be registered on CTFest by October 23, in order to create the SRHS schedule.

Committee Members

Eastern Region Director

Patricia O’Sullivan

Audition Scheduler

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Festival Co-Chair

Mark Kolb

Festival Co-Chair

Allegra Plantier

Adjudication Chair

Patricia O’Sullivan

Orchestra Co-Chair

Lindsay Clark

Orchestra Co-Chair

Lynn Masciarelli

Orchestra Co-Chair

Lisa Gray

Band Co-Chair

Zach Blain

Band Co-Chair

Jason Beit

Jazz Chair

Keith Morrissette

Mixed Choir Chair

Beth Hahn-Sneegas

Treble Choir Chair

Dan Ayer

Treble Choir Co-Chair



Concert Band

Andrew Lefebvre



Treble Chorus


Jazz Ensemble


Mixed Chorus


Forms / Links

Teacher Materials

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Teacher’s Guide to CTFest Videos

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.