NMACDA Youth All-State Choir Festival
January 23-25, 2014
Las Cruces, NM
Please view the tabs located on the left hand side of the screen for audition tracks, clinician bios, and program information.
Revised All-State Auditon Procedures for Festival Choirs:
Complete the Teacher and Student Online Registration Form before the last Monday of September (Sept. 30, 2013). Include all teacher information. Student registration is completed by inputting only the student names. Complete student information will be required only if the student is selected to an all-state choir. Remember: you must already have your membership number to complete this form. This form can be found on the homepage of the NMACDA website on the left hand side of the screen, click tab and follow instructions.
Record your auditions for each student using the instructions listed below. PLEASE listen to every CD you record to make sure it was finalized correctly. Complete your packet and mail to the appropriate audition chair by Monday, October 7, 2013
Information that must be included on each Student Audition CD
PLEASE USE (2 Tracks-Youth Choir) (3 Tracks-Elementary Choir)
(A) Track 1
Have student say full name (first and last) and voice part. Do NOT state the name of the school. Then sing "My Country 'Tis of Thee" sung unaccompanied using an appropriate starting pitch played on the piano for the student.
(B) Track 2 (and 3 for Elementary choir)
Have student sing the choral audition piece using the information provided below:
Elementary: L'dor Vador
Youth: Achieved is the Glorius Work
Elementary Audition Cut and Measure Instructions
Pick up notes to measure 22 through measure (Track 2) 36 AND measures 53-68 (Track 3)
Youth Audition Cut and Measure Instructions
TEACHERS MUST NOT BE HEARD SINGING ALONG WITH A STUDENT, OR SPEAKING AT ANY TIME DURING A STUDENT'S ALL-STATE AUDITION RECORDING. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE CD BEING DISQUALIFIED BY AUDITION CHAIRS.
Complete your package and mail to the following audition chairs addresses.
All audition materials must be postmarked by Oct. 7, 2013.
No late entries will be considered.
Elementary Audition Chair:
5222 Vicksburg Drive NW
Albuquerque NM 87120
Youth Audition Chair:
1921 Fairway Terrace
Clovis NM 88101
The following MUST be included in your audition package:
After the list of the 2014 Youth and Elementary Choir participants is released, you will need to re-register your students that were selected for the choirs again using the Online Teacher/Student All-State Registration Form (found on the nmacda website). This time you will need to enter addresses for each student participant. After completing the form, please send payment for each student who was selected for the all-state choirs immediately to our treasurer. The list usually is posted on the website the first week of November 2014.
If selected for the choir, $40.00 registration fee will be due for each student participant. All moneys are payable to NMACDA and will be sent to your Treasurer after the Youth and Children's Choir lists have been released, shortly after our Oct. 7 audition mailing deadline.
2903 Westwind Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88007
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Please see the tab located on the left hand side of the screen for Children and Youth 2013 program music.