All-State Orchestra Audition Excerpts

Below are the 2021–2022 excerpts for each instrument.

Due to copyright restrictions and requests from copyright holders, audition material is only available to logged in TMEA Active and Life type members. TMEA member director/sponsors must log in, download the files, and provide the excerpts to students they are sponsoring in the audition process.

If you are a student, contact your director to get the audition music.

Errata is listed below.


Violin

Errata:

  • Excerpt 1:
    • at m. 33 the dotted quarter note = 48-55 (revised 8/25)
  • Excerpt 2:
    • Change the tempo to dotted quarter note 80 – 90 (revised 8/25)
  • Excerpt 3
    • Change the tempo to quarter note 95 – 105 (revised 8/25)

Viola

Errata:

  • Excerpt No. 1:
    • Rehearsal 3 bar 4 should have a glissando between the first two eighth notes (posted 8/1)
    • Rehearsal 3 bar 6 -8 is non-divisi (posted 8/1)
    • Rehearsal 4 the first note is missing a ledger line and should be a C# (posted 8/1)
  • Excerpt No. 2
    • Rehearsal 17 play the top two notes on beat one. (posted 8/6)
    • The tempo should be quarter note = 95-105 (posted 8/31)
  • Excerpt No. 3
    • Change the tempo to dotted quarter note 80 – 90 (revised 8/31)

Cello

Errata:

  • None at this time

String Bass

Errata:

  • Excerpt No. 1
    • 9 measures before rehearsal 10 play bottom note (stem going up) (posted 8/6)
    • 7 measures before rehearsal 10 second note of the measure should be an A natural (posted 8/6)
    • 6 measures before rehearsal 10 second note of the measure should be a C natural (revision posted 8/9)

Harp

Errata:

  • A new file has been posted as of 8/12. Download the new file.
    • Excerpt 3 was incomplete. This has been corrected in the new file.
  • Excerpt No. 3
    • The tempo should be dotted quarter note = 128-136 (not quarter note) (posted 8/31)

Piano

Errata:

  • None at this time