Audition Information:

  • Requirements: Audition requirements are usually posted in early May. 
  • Dates: Dates of auditions vary by district. Check with your band director, or band directors should check with their district chair.
  • Registration: Students register for All-State Auditions through their Band Director. Band Directors: register your students through the MPA Online system.  Contact your district chair for more information.
  • Recording:  Directors, if you will be one of the proctors helping during the audition process, watch this video of the recording process.
  • All questions about All-State auditions should be asked to your Band Director. 

Audition Dates and Sites:
Subject to change. Students, check with your band director. Directors, confirm with your district chair.
Dates in bold are those that were changed due to Hurricane Irma.

District Date Site
1 Sept. 23 Pace High School
2 Sept. 23 Rutherford High School
3 Sept. 16 Lincoln High School
4 Sept. 23 Howard Bishop High School
5 Sept. 30 R.B. Stweart Middle School
6 Sept. 23 Oviedo High School
7 Sept. 23 Martinez Middle School
8 Sept. 23 Ocoee High School
9 Sept. 23 Palm Harbor Univ. HS
10W Sept. 23 Osceola County SOTA
10E Sept. 23 Edgewood Jr/Sr High School
11 Sept. 30 Sarasota Middle School
12 Sept. 30 Auburndale High School
13 Sept. 23 Jensen Beach High School
14 Sept. 23 Independence Middle School
15 Sept. 23 Pioneer Middle School
16 Sept. 23 Hialeah Gardens Sr. HS
17 Sept. 23 Christ's Church Academy
18 Oct. 7 Paul Lawrence Dunbar MS
19 Sept. 30 East Ridge Middle School
20 Sept. 30 Florida Christian School
21 Sept. 23 Matanzas High School

Rehearsal/Performance Info:

All-State performances are part of the Florida Music Education Association Professional Development Conference. For more information about the performances and rehearsals, please see the FMEA Conference website and the FMEA All-State Conference Policies.

Results

Audition results for your students who auditioned will be available on November 6 in your MPA Online Account. Login to MPA Online, go to your All-State Auditions event, and click "Audition Results."

Please talk to your students individually about the results.  We want students find out if they were or were not selected from their directors, not through calls, texts or social media. It is for this reason, the full lists will not be published until 1 week after your resulst are available in MPA Online.

Important Dates

September 9-23: All-State Audition Window

September 16: Postmark date for Honor Band forms

November 6: Potential date for results to be posted

November 11: Conference Hotel Cancellation Deadline

Prior to Thanksgiving: FBA goal to have band music mailed out for students

December 1: FOA goal to have orchestra music mailed out for students

January 10-13, 2018: Rehearsals and concerts in Tampa at the FMEA Conference