Eastern Region Middle School Festival

Audition Information:
December 5, 2020
East Lyme Middle School
31 Society Road
Niantic, CT 06357

Audition Registration Closes November 6, 2020
Audition Fee $9 (Postmarked by 11/20/20)

Festival Information:
March 12-13, 2021 (snow dates March 19-20)
RHAM High School
85 Wall Street
Hebron CT 06248

Festival Acceptance by December 21, 2020

Festival Fee $15 (Postmarked by 2/12/21)
Concert Ticket $10

Choral Concert:
Instrumental Concert:

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

Megan Kirwin

Orchestra Co-Chair

Lindsay Clark

Orchestra Co-Chair

Lynn Masciarelli

Festival Co-Chair

Allegra Plantier

Jazz Co-Chair

Kathy Neri

Jazz Co-Chair

Tracie Canestrari

Festival Co-Chair

Mark Kolb

Band Co-Chair

Michael Gowdy

Band Co-Chair

Zach Blain

Adjudication Chair

Patricia O’Sullivan

Mixed Chorus Co-Chair

Mary Walsh

Mixed Chorus Co-Chair

Christopher Hartel

Treble Choir Co-Chair

Dan Ayer

Treble Choir Co-Chair

Nancy Rigdon


Concert Band

Andrew Lefebvre



Treble Chorus


Jazz Ensemble


Mixed Chorus


Forms / Links

Teacher Materials

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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.