All County and All State Audition Information

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All of the dates below were obtained from the BCPS Music Calendar.

BCPS High School All Honors   See Calendar of Events for exact dates and times.
  • Application and $10 Fee (payable to Towson High School).  See date for application and fee deadline  (September) on our Calendar of Events.
  • Audition - Saturday in early October (see calendar)
  • Rehearsals:  In the past, rehearsals have been on Thursdays from 7-9 pm in late October and November.  There has also been a Friday rehearsal from 10 am - 5 pm and a Sunday rehearsal prior to the concert date.  See Calendar of Events for exact dates and times.
  • Performance - Monday evening in mid-November.  See Calendar of Events for date and time.
  • Please contact your music teacher for forms and questions.
BCPS All Honors Jazz Auditions for Instrumental and Chorus  See Calendar of Events for exact dates and times.
  • Application and $10 Fee Deadline - late November, payable to Towson High School Submit your check to Mr. Rhen.  The school will submit all fees to BCPS.
  • Audition - Saturday in early January (see calendar for date, place, and time). 
  • Rehearsals:
    • In the past, rehearsals have been held at Towson High School on Thursday evenings in January and February.  There has also been a Friday rehearsal from 10 am - 5 pm and a Saturday morning rehearsal prior to the concert.  See Calendar of Events for exact dates and times.
  • Performance - Saturday in early February.  Location TBA. 7:30-9:30 pm.  Performers report at 6:30 pm.
  • There is NO registration form for this.
  • Please contact your music teacher for forms and questions.
Maryland All State Junior (9th grade) and Senior (10-12th grades) Band, Chorus, Orchestra, and Jazz Auditions
  • This is available for students who wish to perform at the state level. These groups are selective, but the audition procedure is similar to the BCPS Honors’ process.
  • All students who audition for the BCPS Honors Groups should seriously consider auditioning for the Maryland All State groups.
  • No audition fee for All State Ensembles
  • You do not have to audition or be accepted into BCPS All Honors in order to audition for the Maryland All-State.
  • Junior All State Band, Chorus, Orchestra (9th grade only):  See Calendar of Events for exact dates and times.
    • Sign up to audition by late September
    • Audition - Saturday in November
    • Practices for Jr Band - February
    • Performance for Jr. Band - Sunday in February
    • Rehearsals for Jr Orchestra and Chorus - March
    • Performances for Jr. Orchestra and Chorus  - Sunday in early March
  • Senior All State Band, Chorus, Orchestra (Grades 10-12):  See Calendar of Events for exact dates and times.
    • Sign up to audition by late September
    • Audition - Saturday in November
    • Rehearsals - February
    • Performances - Sunday in February
  • Maryland All State Jazz audition:  See Calendar of Events for exact dates and times.
    • Requirements are completed through video (Taped/DVD) audition.  See calendar for the video due date.
    • It must be received in the MMEA Office by the first Friday in February.
    • Mr. Rhen will supervise the video recording.
  • Please contact your music teacher for forms and questions.


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