Southern Region High School Festival

Audition Information 2024/25 School Year

Audition Date: 11/23/24

Audition Location: Foran HS (Milford)

Audition Fee: $20 (Postmarked by 11/4/24)

Audition Registration Deadline: 10/25/24

No late registrations will be accepted

Onsite registration may be available at an increased cost, depending on availability.

Festival Information 2024/25 School Year

Festival Date: 1/17/25 -1/18/25 (snow dates 1/24-1/25)

Festival Location:  Naugatuck HS 

Festival Acceptance: 12/9/24 (Postmarked by 12/20/24)

Festival Fee: $35


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 Site Co-Chair

Jessica Turner

Audition Co-Chair

Jason Stammen

Festival Chair

Emanuel Arboldea

Band Co-Chair

Geoffrey Brookes

Band Co-Chairs

Donata Luppacchino

Orchestra Co-Chair

Lauren Otto

Orchestra Co-Chair

Mark Gahm

Treble Choir Co-Chair

Sara Ann Brugger

Treble Choir Chair

Maria Berte

Jazz Ensemble Co-Chair

Matthew Chasen

Jazz Ensemble Co-Chair

Erik Elligers

SATB Choir Co-Chair

John Gage

SATB Choir Co-Chair

Olivia Morrow

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.