The CMEA Southern Region Middle School Music Festival will take place February 28 and March 1, 2014 (snow dates are March 7 and 8, 2014).
This year's auditions will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2013 (snow date is December 14, 2013).
Congratulations to everyone on your strong auditions!
Results have not been posted yet, but I will let you know as soon as they are.
Click here for the latest rehearsal schedule.
The audition requirements are:
Scale: Sing one scale from memory in the following pattern, using either solfege or a neutral syllable:
M.M. quarter note = 92 ***please note the addition of the arpeggio.***
Click on the appropriate part to practice your scale in the correct key:
Soprano = E Major
Alto = D Major
Bass = D Major (or another comfortable key)
Sight-reading: Sight-sing a four measure passage of music. It will be in 4/4 time in either C, D, F, or G major, beginning on "do." You may sing the passage using solfege or a neutral syllable. The first two measures will be entirely step-wise motion. The last two will contain skips between do, mi, and sol.
One selection from the required solo list:
Festival Sanctus or Cantate Domino
Click on the appropriate link for mp3 practice files:
Soprano alone (use this file to learn your part)
Music Minus One Soprano (this will be used in the audition)
the soprano part is left out, alto and baritone parts are heard
Alto alone (use this file to learn your part)
Music Minus One Alto (this will be used in the audition)
the alto part is left out, soprano and baritone parts are heard
Baritone alone (use this file to learn your part)
Music Minus One Baritone (this will be used in the audition)
the baritone part is left out, soprano and alto parts are heard