Southern Region High School Festival

Audition and Festival Information

Auditions: Nov 19, 2022.

Orville H. Platt High School

220 Coe Ave, Meriden

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.



Jan 13-14, 2023 (Jan 20-21 snow date)

Francis T. Maloney HS

121 Gravel Street, Meriden CT

January 13-14, 2023

Maloney High School
121 Gravel Street
Meriden, CT

Festival Acceptance December 9, 2022
Festival Fee: $35 (Postmarked by 12/16/22)

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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Ticket Information 

General Admission $12. (+ s.c.)

  • There are two separate concerts.
  • Payment is by credit card only.
  • No tickets will be sold at the door.

Concert Times
Choirs & Jazz 3:00 pm
Band & Orchestra 5:00 pm

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

Southern Region Co-Director

Jaminda Blackmon

Southern Region Co-Director

Brian Cyr

HS Audition Scheduler

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Festival Chair

Brian Cyr

Band Chair

Dunata Luppacchino

Mixed Choir Co-Chairs

Erika Schroth & Kelly Jones

Treble Choir Chair

Kendra Henderson

Orchestra Co-Chairs

John Gage & Taralyn Bulyk

Adjudication Chair

Ciara Picard


Concert Band




Mixed Chorus


Treble Chorus


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.