2021 All-State Audition Requirements and Application Forms

Please Note!

This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FOA is providing the audition list and the music for All-State auditions. The etudes and excerpts provided below are the official audition music. Other sources, methods, and editions may be different - including etude numbers, measure numbers, and rehearsal letters. Students will be evaluated against the attached music.  All provided music is in the Public Domain.

2021 All-State Audition Lists and Music

For the audition date/location the August 2020 All-State auditions for your FOA District, check with your schools's orchestra teach or your FOA District Chair.

The etudes and excerpts provided on this page are the official audition music. Students will be evaluated against the attached music.  All provided music is in the Public Domain.

PLEASE NOTE ALL-STATE PARTICIPATION RULES:

Any secondary student participating in the Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA) All State performing ensemble must be enrolled/registered at a public school, private school, public charter school, home education music cooperative*, or virtual school. In addition, the student must be a regularly participating member in the appropriate middle school or high school performing ensemble (band, chorus, orchestra, or guitar ensemble) from that school, and sponsored by the Active FMEA/Component member teacher from that school. A home-education student must either be a regularly participating member in an ensemble listed above or enrolled/registered at a home education music cooperative. In addition, the student must be a regular participating member of an ensemble equivalent to the above in the music cooperative*. Home education students must be sponsored by their Active FMEA/Component member teacher from that home education music cooperative*.  If the appropriate performing ensemble does not exist at the student's local public, private, public charter school, home education music cooperative*, or virtual school, the student MUST be enrolled in one of the other eligible performing ensembles at that school and be sponsored by that Active FMEA/Component member teacher from that school.

Any student deemed ineligible may appeal to the FMEA eligibility committee prior to September 1st.

*Home Education Cooperatives should also be a member of the Florida School Music Association (FSMA).

(Home Education Students must fill out and turn in the Home Education Registration Form below as part of their All-State Application.)

FMEA Modification to the All-State Eligibility Policy for the 2020-2021 school year only.

For this year only, the FMEA board of directors has approved a modification to the All-State Eligibility Policy to accommodate certain students enrolled virtually.

  • During the 2020-2021 school year only, any elementary or secondary student desiring to audition for a Florida Music Education Association (FMEA) All-State performing ensemble may audition and participate when the following conditions are met:
  •     The student must be enrolled/registered at a public school or a public school associated/directed e-learning or virtual setting related to a specific public school district or be enrolled in a private school, public charter school, or home education music cooperative.
  •         For the 2020-21 school year only, students who would normally be enrolled in a music ensemble, but do not have the opportunity or access to a music class or ensemble, may audition for an all-state ensemble provided they are sponsored by an active FMEA/FMEA Component member teacher at the school where the student is associated.
  •         For the 2020-2021 school year only, home education students must be enrolled/registered at a home education music cooperative and sponsored by their active FMEA/Component member teacher from that home education music cooperative where they are a regularly participating member of an ensemble.
  •     All students must be approved/sponsored by the school principal/headmaster/site or organizational administrator, and an active FMEA/FMEA Component member school music teacher at the school where a student is associated.
  •     FMEA/FMEA Component members who approve/sponsor students will take responsibility for the students they sponsor throughout the FMEA Professional Development Conference and All-State Performance Ensembles.

2021 All-State Application Forms

2021 All-State Rehearsal Locations

Listing of rehearsal locations for 2021 Clinic Conference (Adobe Acrobat PDF) (TBA)

Rev. 08-20-2020