Kitten on the Keys – Piccolo Trumpet Finalists – All finalists should report to Room 080 in the Scheman Building of Iowa State Center at the assigned audition time below. Finalists are:
- Caroline Reyner, Independence, 5:20 PM
- Gina Mueterthies, Cedar Falls, 5:25 PM
- Junhee Lee, Iowa City, West, 5:30 PM
The 2017 All-State Band Chair Placement Schedule has been posted and can be found here: http://ihsma.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2017-Band-Chair-Placement-Auditions.pdf
The 2017 All-State Orchestra Chair Placement Audition information has been provided in the student information packets. Audition schedules will be posted outside of Benton Auditiorium in the Scheman Building in Ames on Nov 16, prior to 3:00 PM.
Deep River – Soprano Saxophone Finalists
All Finalists will audition for the All-State Chorus Director, Dr. Stephen Alltop, on Thursday, Nov 16 at 8:30 PM on the stage of C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. The All-State Chorus pianists will be on hand for this audition to accompany the finalists. Finalists are:
- Tom Altier, Johnston
- William Sims, Cedar Falls
- Quinn Adajar, Sioux City, North
2017 All-State Chorus Quota has been posted – http://ihsma.org/2017-all-state-chorus-quotas/
2017 All-State Harp Audition results have been posted. See them here: http://ihsma.org/2017-all-state-harp-audition-results/
The IHSMA State Marching Band Festival at Waukee has been postponed until Wednesday, Oct. 18 and will now be held at Indianola. The festival will begin at 4:00 PM.
The IHSMA State Marching Band Festival at Pella has been postponed until Thursday, Oct 19. The festival will begin at 5:00 PM.
The IHSMA State Marching Band Festival at Glenwood has been postponed until Wednesday, Oct. 18. The festival will run the same schedule with the first performance beginning at 9:45 AM.
The IHSMA State Marching Band Festival at Muscatine has been postponed until Wednesday, Oct. 18. The festival will begin at 4:00 PM.
All-State Chorus Auditions – each auditioning group has the option of using a pitch-giver provided by the host site. This is an example video of how those pitches will be given – http://ihsma.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/PitchGiverSample.avi
Alternately the video can be viewed on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/dMMLQrljI3A
NFHS Online Courses for Music Educators, Administrators, Parents, and Students are available. More information can be found at: http://ihsma.org/nfhs-online-courses/
The Viola excerpts have now been corrected, newly revised, and reposted. You can find them at: http://ihsma.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Excerpts_2017_Viola.pdf
All auditioning viola’s should replace their existing excerpts with the revision dated 8/28/17 (found on the excerpt not the cover page).
The 2017 All-State Orchestra Director, Sey Ahn, has made significant last minute changes to the string bowings that effect the All-State string excerpts that students are preparing. New REVISED excerpts have been posted on the IHSMA website that reflect these changes. Any students auditioning on Violin, Viola, Cello or String Bass need to print off these newly revised parts and begin preparing them.
While, it is never our intent to change excerpts after they have been posted, we feel, given the scope of these changes, that it is necessary to make them now, early in the process, rather then later after the excerpts have been learned or at the All-State Festival itself.
Revised parts can be found here: http://ihsma.org/all-state-audition-information-2017/