Eastern Region Middle School Festival

Audition Information

Audition Date:  December 2, 2023

Audition Location: Killingly Intermediate School

Audition Fee:  $10 (payments MUST be postmarked by 11/17/23)

Audition registration closes on November 10, 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstance. 

For Teachers: 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.

Festival Information

Festival Date: February 23 – 24, 2024 (snow date, February 25th)

Festival Location: RHAM High School

Festival Acceptance: by December 16, 2023

Festival Fee: $15 (Postmarked by 1/20/24)

FamilyID completion: by February 16, 2024

Festival Participants must complete the required health form and contract through FamilyID by February 16, 2024. Parents or Guardians may access the forms by clicking on the button below.

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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

Patti DeSorbo

Audition Scheduler

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Festival Chair

Mike Gowdy

Band Co-Chair

Alison Beit

Band Co-Chair

Jason Beit

Jazz Band Chair

Keith Morrisette

Orchestra Co-Chair

Lisa Gray

Orchestra Co-Chair

Steve Wood

Treble Choir Chair

Renee Celey

Treble Choir Co-Chair

Maria Wood

Mixed Choir Chair

Spencer Sonnerberg


Concert Band




Treble Chorus


Jazz Ensemble


Mixed Chorus


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.