CONNECTICUT MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION

Northern Region Middle School Festival

Festival Information

Festival Date: 3/10-3/11/23

Site Bloomfield HS (Tentatively)

Festival Acceptance by February 24, 2023
Festival Fee: $20 (Postmarked by 3/3/23)

FamilyID completion by March 3, 2023

Festival Participants must complete the required health form and contract through FamilyID by March 3rd. Parents or Guardians may access the  forms by clicking on the button below.

Audition Information

Auditions for region festivals during the 2022-23 school year will be held IN-PERSON.

January 7, 2023 (snow date January 14, 2023)

King Phillip MS

100 King Philip Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117

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 December 2, 2022 **

Audition Fee: $15 (Postmarked by 12/12/22)

**Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstance. Audition registration closes December 2nd,

Audition Information

Auditions for region festivals during the 2022-23 school year will be held IN-PERSON.

King Phillip MS

100 King Philip Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117

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 December 2, 2022 **

Audition Fee: $15 (Postmarked by 12/12/22)

**Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstance. Audition registration closes December 2nd,

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 Co-Director

Danielle Colosimo Abucewicz

Northern Region Co-Director

Andrew Maust

Audition Scheduler

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Festival Co-Chair

Ken Bell

Festival Co-Chair

Colleen Mello

Mixed Chorus Chair

Ruth Rivera

Treble Choir Chair

Diana Beddows

Orchestra Chair

Darryl Gregory

Band Chair

Dan Hodgkins

Jazz Chair

Brian Kelly

Adjudication Site Host

Joe Ganci

Conductors

Concert Band

TBA

Orchestra

TBA

Mixed Chorus

TBA

Treble Chorus

TBA

Jazz Ensemble

TBA

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.

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