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ILMEA Audition Information
2024-25 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 27.
The ILMEA District 9 Festival takes place on Saturday, November 9 at Dundee-Crown High School.
The Illinois Music Education Conference (All-State) takes place January 29-February 1, 2025 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 - Select the "Senior Strings" tab, scroll down to District 9, and download the complete part 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:

https://ilmea.org/d9info

https://www.ilmea.org/orchestra-audition-process/

https://www.ilmea.org/orchestra-audition-procedures/

https://www.ilmea.org/allstate-links/

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