Northern Region Middle School Festival

Festival Information

Festival Date: 3/8-3/9/24

Festival Location:  Plainville High School

Festival Acceptance: by February 16, 2024

Festival Fee: $20 (Postmarked by 2/23/24)

FamilyID completion: by March 1, 2024

Festival Participants must complete the required health form and contract through FamilyID by March 1st. Parents or Guardians may access the forms by clicking on the button below.

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Concert Information

Concert Date: March 9, 2024

Concert Time:

1:00 pm – Jazz Band and Choir
3:30 pm – Band and Orchestra

Concert Location:  Plainville HS – 47 Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville, CT 06062

Ticket Price: $15

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

Matt Piros

Audition Scheduler

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Festival Co-Chair

Ken Bell

Festival Co-Chair

Colleen Mello

Orchestra Co-Chair

Mixed Chorus Chair

Ruth Rivera

Treble Choir Chair

Jaimie LaPine

Orchestra Co-Chair

David Kramer

Band Co-Chairs

Dan Hodgkins & Alison Chaloux

Jazz Chair

Lisa LaDone

Adjudication Site Host

Joe Ganci


Concert Band




Mixed Chorus


Treble Chorus


Jazz Ensemble


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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.