Northern Region High School Festival

Audition Information

Auditions: Nov 12, 2022. 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.

Audition Registration closes October 29, 2022 **
Audition Fee: $20 (Postmarked by 11/6/22)

**Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstance. Audition registration closes October 29th.


Audition Site: Avon High School

510 West Avon Road

Avon, CT

Festival Information

Festival Site: New Britain High School

110 Mill Street
New Britain, CT

Festival Dates: 1/13-1/14/2023 (snow dates 1/20-1/21)

Festival Fee: $30

January 14-15, 2022 (snow dates 1/21-22)

Concert Tickets

Reserved Seating $20. (+ s.c.)

Due to limitations during the pandemic:

  • Reserved seating by cohort, space limited.
  • All audience members must wear a mask.
  • There are two separate concerts at two venues
  • Payment is by credit card only.
  • No tickets will be sold at the door.

Festival Acceptance by December 1, 2021
Festival Fee $40. (postmarked by 12/17/21)

Festival Participants must complete the required health form and contract  through FamilyID. 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

Northern Region Director

Andrew Maust

HS Audition Scheduler

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Festival Co-Chair

Thomas Krupa

Festival Co-Chair

David Syzdek

Adjudication Site Host

Andrew Brochu

Jazz Band Co-Chair

Rachel Antonucci

Band Co-Chair

Scott Minnerly

Band Co-Chair

Wayne Splettztoeszer

Jazz Band Co-Chair

James Antonucci

Choir Co-Chair

Danielle Colosimo Abucewicz

Choir Co-Chair

Rebekka Rosen

Orchestra Chair

Emmett Drake

Orchestra Co-Chair


Concert Band



James Niblock



Jazz Ensemble


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.