Western Region Middle School Festival

Audition Information 2024/25 School Year

Audition Date: 12/7/24

Audition Location: Fairfield Woods MS

Audition Fee: $22 (Postmarked by 11/25/24)

Audition Registration Deadline: 11/15/24

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: 3/14/25 & 3/15/25

Festival Location: Wilton HS

Festival Acceptance: 12/23/24 (Postmarked by 1/10/25)

Festival Fee: $40

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

Western Region Director

Jim Buchta

Audition Site Chair

Jim Buchta & Fairfield Woods staff

Audition Scheduler

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Festival Chair

Janet Nobles

Band Co-Chair

Kevin Duffy

Band Chair

Jennifer Ginsberg

Jazz Band Co-Chair

Chris Carlone

Jazz Band Co-Chair

Matt Curley

String Ensemble Co-Chair

Katherine Murphy

String Ensemble Co-Chair

Glen Ullman


Concert Band

Meghan Cabral


Laura Gladd

Jazz Ensemble

Julius Tolentino

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.