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Highlights from Small School All-State

Small Schools All-State Festival

NMEA strives to offer as many opportunities for Nevada’s young musicians all across the state. For years, the Small Schools All-State Festival has been available for students in the smaller parts of Nevada. Students in high school may participate in either the Band or Orchestra.

2024 NMEA Small Schools All-State Location:  

April 18-20th 2024

Boulder High School 

1101 5th St, Boulder City, NV 89005

Scholarship opportunity!

In honor of James Gillette, NMEA is giving four scholarships to pay for participation fees for this event. 

2023-24 Small Schools All-State
Nomination and Audition Information 

2024 Small School All-State Audition Student Information 

Students see your music director for more information on the audition/nomination process.  All students will need to see their school director for more information on nominations and audition registration. Chair placement are determined by recorded audition. Auditions are required for all nominations. There is no Audition fee for Small School All-State. There is no Audition fee for Small School All-State. The chair placement audition materials can be found below. Students and parents please contact your school music or ensemble director with any questions you might have about your students auditions. 

Important Dates: 

  • Auditions due - February 16th @ 5pm 

  • Planned Date for audition results -  March 1st 

  • Audition Materials Released - January 16th 

2024 Small School Audition Director Information: 

Students are selected to band or orchestra by director nomination. Prioritize nominations, as everyone’s first nomination will be placed in the ensemble, then second, etc., as instrumentation allows. Directors may nominate up to ten students from their school. Students must be regularly enrolled in the director’s school ensemble.

Chair placement will be determined by recorded audition. Auditions are required for all nominations.  The chair placement audition materials can be found below.  There is no Audition fee for Small School All-State. There is no Audition fee for Small School All-State. The chair placement audition materials can be found below.


High School All-State Band Audition Links 
  • 2023-24 Small School All-State  String Audition Materials 

  • 2023-24 Small School Woodwind and Brass Audition Material

  • 2023-24 Small School Percussion Audition Material

  • 2023-24 Audition Rubrics

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Small Schools All-State Festival

NMEA strives to offer as many opportunities for Nevada’s young musicians all across the state. For years, the Small Schools All-State Festival has been available for students in the smaller parts of Nevada. Students in high school may participate in either the Band or Orchestra.

2024 NMEA Small Schools All-State Location:  

April 18-20th 2024

Boulder High School 

1604 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

MS Band All-State Festival Schedule and More

Not available yet.

2024 All-State Festival Participation

All-State Festival Participation Checklist:

  • Pay for Student All-State Festival Participation fee $50 Not available yet

  • Music Directors Complete Director Form Not available yet

  • Directors Pay for All-State Festival Director fee here $50 Not available yet

2024 All-State Festival Payments
  • Pay for Student All-State Festival Participation fee $50 Not available yet

  • Pay for All-State Festival Director fee here $50  Not available yet

  • If you are paying by check please email David Morris the State Executive. Invoices can be requested by contacting David Morris the State Executive at stateexec@nmeamusic.org 

  • Mail all checks to 1125 Avenue of the Oaks #406, Sparks, NV. 89431. Please write checks out to the Nevada Music Educators Association.

Scholarship opportunity!

In honor of James Gillette, NMEA is giving four scholarships to pay for participation fees for this event. 

Chairperson and Commitee

Chris Hess, Lander County - Small School All-State Chair
Email; chess@landernv.net

 

Chris Jeka, Yerington

cjeka@lyoncsd.org

Related Documents
  • 2023-24 Small School All-State  String Audition Materials 

  • 2023-24 Small School Woodwind and Brass Audition Material

  • 2023-24 Small School Percussion Audition Material

  • 2023-24 Audition Rubrics

2023-24 Small Schools All-State Conductors

Band Guest Conductor
Scott Ditullio
Performer and Educator 

Bio to come soon. 
Orchestra Guest Conductor
Tim Thomas
Performer and Educator 

 

Bio to come soon. 

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