ILMEA Audition Information
2023-24 School Year
Auditions for the ILMEA District 9 Orchestra and All-State will be "virtual" again this year via video submissions.
Audition Videos will be due Friday, September 29, 2023.
The ILMEA District 9 Festival takes place on Saturday, November 11 at Dundee-Crown High School.
The Illinois Music Education Conference (All-State) takes place January 24-27, 2024 in Peoria, Illinois.
The audition consists of the following THREE components:
1) Scales - Click to open the scale sheet, scroll to find your instrument. Read instructions at bottom of the page.
2) ILMEA State Required Excerpt - Click to open the excerpts, scroll to find your instrument
3) ILMEA District 9 Required Excerpt - Download the complete part(s) for your instrument.
Preparing for ILMEA Auditions and being informed about the process is fully the responsibility of the student. Study the music intensely, noticing all tempo, articulation, and dynamic markings. Listen to many recordings. Most of all, do NOT wait to start preparing for your audition!
Complete information from ILMEA is found at the following links: