CONNECTICUT MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION

Southern Region Middle School Festival

Audition Information

Auditions: 12/10/22.

Fair Haven MS

164 Grand Ave, New Haven, CT 06513

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: $10 (Postmarked by 12/10/22)

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

Festival Information

March 3-4, 2023 (snow dates 3/10-11)

Lincoln Middle School
164 Centennial Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451

Festival Acceptance by January 6, 2023
Festival Fee: $35 (Postmarked by 1/27/23)
Concert Ticket: $TBD

March 3-4, 2023 (snow dates 3/10-11)

Lincoln Middle School
164 Centennial Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451

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

  • Payment is by credit card only.
  • No tickets will be sold at the door.

Concert Times
Choirs & Jazz 1:00 pm
Band & Orchestra 3:30 pm

Festival Acceptance by January 6, 2023
Festival Fee: $35 (Postmarked by 1/27/23)

Family ID completion by February 3, 2022

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

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

Audition Scheduler

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Festival Chair

Susan Oakley

Adjudication Co-Chair

Laura Traver

Adjudication Co-Chair

Jacquelynn Giammattei

Adjudication Site Host

Festival Site Co-Host

Festival Site Co-Host

Band Co-Chairs

Ken Caldwell and Kristen Morace

Band Co-Chair

Kristen Morace

Mixed/Treble Choirs Co-Chair

Linnea Bronson

Orchestra Co-Chair

Lisa Zima

Flute Choir Chair

TBD

Mixed/Treble Choirs Co-Chair

Orchestra Co-Chair

Clair Babecki

World Drumming Chair

Jazz Band Chair

Evan Gray

Conductors

Orchestra

TBA

Mixed Chorus

TBA

Treble Chorus

TBA

Concert Band

TBA

Jazz Ensemble

TBA

Flute Choir

TBA

World Drumming

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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