ILMEA Audition Information
2022-23 School Year

Auditions for the ILMEA District 9 Orchestra and All-State will be "virtual" again this year via video submissions.
Pre-screening auditions will take place in mid-September. Schedule with your director.
Audition Videos will be due Friday, October 7, 2022.
The ILMEA District 9 Festival takes place on Saturday, November 12 at Jacobs High School in Algonquin.
The Illinois Music Education Conference (All-State) takes place January 25-28, 2023 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:

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

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

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