North Dakota All-State Audition Clinic

All students planning to audition for the 2017 North Dakota All-State Band,
Jazz Band and Orchestra are welcome!

Friday, December 9, 2016
3:00 - 6:00 PM, pizza provided
NDSU Reineke Fine Arts Center
12th Avenue N and Bolley Drive, NDSU Campus

You are invited to work with NDSU faculty in preparation for the 2017 North Dakota All-State Music Festival. Sessions offered for flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet/bass clarinet, saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, cello and bass.

Tentative Schedule

Please note, schedule may change.


Workshop Title

3:00 - 3:15 PM

Welcome/Breathing Gym

3:15 - 4:10 PM

Group sessions by instrument

  • Group warm-up until 3:30 PM
  • Scales sight-reading until 3:45 PM
  • Audition etude until 4:10 PM

4: 15 - 4:45 PM

Full group session: Audition preparation, sight reading, general All-State questions

4:45 - 5:00 PM

Reconvene in groups by instrument - general instrument/All-State questions and feedback

5:00 PM

Optional individual meetings/lessons with NDSU instrumental faculty (work on audition solo, etude and scale individually for faculty)

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Jazz Band Audition Clinic (optional)

Students not auditioning for Jazz ensembles are free to leave or continue individual meetings with faculty.















  1. Fill out the All-State Audition Clinic Registration Form

Register by December 5, 2016 to arrange one-on-one meetings with NDSU faculty. Afternoon meetings not guaranteed if registering after December 5.

Please email Dr. Cassie Keogh ( with any questions.




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