Middle School Orchestra
Congratulations to our 5 State-Level Auditioners for the All-State Orchestra! (2016-2017)
Congratulations to our 2016 GMEA All-State Orchestra member!
Kathryn Bruder, Viola
Students selected into the two All-State Orchestras are treated to a guest conductor and prepare a Saturday concert in Savannah with orchestra students from all over Georgia.
To ensure that students are prepared and represent our band well, they will play for the directors at various "performance checkpoints" before each audition:
Entry Form and Fees due: by Thursday, 8/30
Major Scales checkpoint: by Friday, 8/31
Etude checkpoint: by Friday, 9/14
Sight-Reading checkpoint: by Friday, 10/5
District Level Audition (1st round): Saturday, 10/13 @ Kell HS
Excerpt Checkpoint #1: by Wednesday, 12/19
Excerpt Checkpoint #2: by Thursday, 1/10
State Level Audition (final round): Saturday, 1/12 @ Westminster Academy
All-State Orchestras Weekend: Thursday, 2/28- Saturday, 3/2 @ Athens, GA