Region Info

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – HS Region Auditions/ MS Region Auditions – ALL DAY 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Allen HS
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Saturday, October 26, 2019 – TMEA All-State Taping @ Dowell MS. ALL DAY 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, December 13, 2019 – 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  – TMEA HS/MS All-Region Clinics – AHS PAC

Saturday, December 14, 2019 – 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.  TMEA HS/MS All-Region Clinics/Concerts – AHS PAC

 

All-State Etudes 2019-2020 Audition Material

High School All-Region Errata:

HIGH SCHOOL ETUDES WILL FOLLOW ALL ERRATA ON THE TMEA WEBSITE

Violin:

  • Cut 3 – Torch Dance:  
    • Start the excerpt with an “up bow” enabling there to be a strong “down bow” accent for the second note. M. 4 “up, up, down, up”. Same goes for m. 5 to start with the “up bow” makes it all work out in m. 8-9. (posted 8/29)
    • First measure of the last line, first two notes should be “down, down” (posted 8/30)
  • Cut 4 – Symphony 4 (mvt. 2): (posted 8/29)
    • m. 9, “up bow” on the last note “D”
    • m. 17 “up bow” on last note “G”
    • m. 19 “up bow” on last note “B natural”
    • m. 21 “up bow” on last note “D natural”
    • m. 23 “up bow” on last note “D flat”
    • m. 29 all eight notes slurred as one big slur
    • m. 35 “up bow” second note “G flat”
  • Cut 5 – Symphony 4 (mvt. 4): (posted 8/29)
    • m. 8, second note “D natural” is “up bow”
    • m. 12, second note “F natural” is “up bow”

Viola:

  • The prescribed state tempo on Fuchs, #1 Region Cut, is quarter note = 76-88  (posted 8/27)  
  • The prescribed state tempo on Mazas, #2 Region Cut, is quarter note = 76-88  (posted 8/27)  
  • Cut 4 – Symphony 4 (mvt. 2): (posted 8/27) 
    • m. 13, “up bow” on the last note of the measure, “G sharp”
    • m. 25, eight note slur, started with a “down bow”
    • m. 29, eight note slur, started with an “up bow”
  • Cut 5 – Symphony 4 (mvt. 4): (posted 8/27) 
    • m. 1, “down bow, up bow, up bow”
    • m. 4, second note “D”, start on an “up bow”
    • m. 5, “down bow, up bow, up bow”
    • m. 8, start second note “F” with an “up bow”
  • Cut 3 – Torch Dance:
    • Pizzicato parts are divisi (play top only), all other parts are double stops. (posted 8/29)
    • On the 2nd ending, it should be an up bow slur w/ dots on the 8th notes, followed by a down bow on beat 2 (posted 8/30)

Cello:

  • Cut 4 – Symphony 4 (mvt. 4):  Line 6, first & third measures “Down, up, up, down, up, up) d flat, d flat, d flat, d flat, d flat, d flat (posted 8/27) 

Bass:

  • Follow the tempo prescribed by the state for Region Cut 2 in the Region Packet. It is marked in the region packet at quarter note = 130-136, but should be marked quarter note = 116-124 as per the state. (posted 8/27)

Piano: (Auditions will be Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Allen High School Performing Arts Center at 5:00 PM)

  • Since the Prelude “49th Parallel” is for harp, the pianist will need to “roll” chords to imitate a harp part, starting with the bottom note of the chord, and landing with the last note of the chord on the downbeat.  “Hand spread” may be a determining factor with editing chords. Pianist should cover all chord members, in the same inversion, but may edit chords where the pianist is not physically able to play all notes. (posted 8/27)

Harp(Auditions will be Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Allen High School Performing Arts Center at 5:00 PM)

  • Harps will play the same music from the Prelude “49th Parallel” as was in the piano packet. It is the real harp part.  The harp etudes will come from the state harp etudes. (posted 8/29)

Middle School All-Region Errata:

Violin:

Viola:

  • Excerpt #1 – start down bow (posted 8/27)
  • Excerpt #3 – measure 2, C# should be slurred together with D & E that follow (three-note slur) (posted 8/27)

Cello:

Bass:

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