Southern Region High School Festival

Festival Information

Festival Date:  January 19-20, 2024 (snow date, January 26-27, 2024)

Festival Location: Francis T. Maloney HS

Festival Acceptance: by December 1, 2023

Festival Fee: $35 (Postmarked by 12/15/23)

FamilyID completion: by January 12, 2024

Festival Participants must complete the required health form and contract through FamilyID by January 12, 2024. Parents or Guardians may access the forms by clicking on the button below.

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Concert Information

Concert Date:   January 20, 2024

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

Concert Location:  Francis T. Maloney HS – 121 Gravel Street, Meriden, CT

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

Interim Southern Region Director

Brian Cyr

HS Audition Scheduler

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Audition Co-Chair

Audition Co-Chair

Band Co-Chair

Geoffrey Brookes

Band Co-Chairs

Donata Luppacchino

Mixed Choir Co-Chair

Erika Schroth

Mixed Choir Co-Chair

Kelly Jones

Treble Choir Chair

Stephanie Zak

Jazz Ensemble Co-Chair

Matthew Chasen

Jazz Ensemble Co-Chair

Erik Elligers

Orchestra Chair


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.