Please see the included document for information specific to the 11th and 12th Grade Orchestra. If you have any questions please contact Gary Wilkes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please download the attached document to view the full repertoire for the 2020 Tennessee All-State Instrumental Ensembles. Jazz Band repertoire will be announced following the announcement of the roster.
2020 All-State Instrumental Conductors
9-10 String Orchestra: Craig Needham (Berkner High School)
11-12 Symphony Orchestra: Kevin Noe (Michigan State University)
9-10 Concert Band: David Starnes (Western Carolina University)
11-12 Concert Band: Col. Michael J. Colburn (Butler University, 27th Director "The President's Own" United States Marine Band
Jazz Band: Todd Hill (Murray State University)
ALL-STATE BAND, JAZZ, & ORCHESTRA STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE A MUSIC STAND (WIRE STAND IS ACCEPTABLE) FOR REHEARSALS!!!
All-State Instrumental Auditions
Tennessee All-State | April 10-13, 2019
Registration and Chair Placement Instructions for Instrumental Ensembles
This information may be downloaded here. It is also posted on the right side of this page under "Documents."
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
***TIMES AND LOCATIONS MAY CHANGE***
3:15 – 5:00pm - Registration (Presidential Lobby)
5:00pm - Meeting for All Audition Workers (Tennessee Ballroom C)
6:00pm - Auditions for all Bands and Orchestras (locations throughout)
Instructions for Directors
Instructions for Students
Please review the All-State Ensemble Schedule for rehearsal times and locations.
Students and directors participating in All-State and the TMEA Professional Development Conference have an additional option available for lunch/meals. In addition to the restaurants and eateries found throughout Opryland Hotel, students and directors can purchase from the cash concessions stands. This option is faster than waiting at a restaurant and to-go options are available.
The menu is available here.
Audio & video recordings of the 2019 Tennessee All-State ensembles will be available to order from ViaMedia. Order at the concerts or by mail, phone, or online.
2019 ViaMedia Order Form
Merchandise will be available for purchase at the concerts or by ordering direct through Pepwear online or by phone. 2019 Tennessee All-State merchandise from PepWear includes personalized plaques, t-shirts, hoodies, wristbands, and other memorabilia.
The 2019 All-State Rehearsal Schedule and Locations have been updated as of 3/27/19. This schedule supersedes previous versions.
Download the new schedule here:
2019 TMEA All-State Schedule rev0327
Tennessee All-State Instrumental and Vocal students are eligible to apply and audition for the 2019 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles.
This year's program will take place November 7-10 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
ANHE Conductors include:
Students and directors will meet with the nation's top music programs, conservatories, and universities at the third annual NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles College Fair. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in mock auditions led by the U.S. Army Music Program.
Deadline to apply: May 3, 2019, at 11:59 PM EDT.
To learn more, visit nafme.org/ANHE.
Click the links to view and download welcome letters from the All-State Instrumental ensemble managers. The welcome letters contain information about the repertoire, audition music/process, and the general expectations for each ensemble.
9-10 String Orchestra Welcome Letter
11-12 Symphony Orchestra Welcome Letter
Jazz Band Welcome Letter
9-10 Concert Band Welcome Letter
11-12 Concert Band Welcome Letter
2020 Student Form
2020 Rehearsal Schedule
TMEA All-State Policies
All-State Hdbk (08/2018)
All-State Rules & Regs
Recordings & Merch. Sales
All-State Instrumental Coordinator
Wilson Central High School
All-State Choral Coordinator
Oak Ridge High School
Oak Ridge, TN