All County and All State Audition Information

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

BCPS High School All Honors 
  • Application and $10 Fee (payable to Towson High School) Deadline from Student - Sept 16 (Fri). THS will send in the applications and fees on Sept 22 (Thurs).
  • Audition - Oct 8 (Sat) - Carver Center for the Arts - 9am to 5pm  (This is a change from previous years.)
  • Rehearsals:
    • Oct 27 (Thurs), Nov 3 (Thurs), Nov 10 (Thurs). Perry Hall HS. 7-9pm
    • Nov 11 (Fri). Perry Hall HS. 10am-5pm
    • Nov 13 (Sun). Morgan State University 3-8pm.
  • Performance - Nov 14 (Mon). Morgan State University 7:30-9:30pm
  • Please contact your music teacher for forms and questions.
BCPS All Honors Jazz Auditions for Instrumental and Chorus
  • Application and $10 Fee Deadline - Nov 23. Payable to Towson High School Submit your check to Mr. Rhen by November 23 (Wed) The school will submit all fees to BCPS by Dec 1, 2016 (Thurs).
  • Audition - Jan 7 (Sat), 2017. Cockeysville Middle School. 9am-2pm (This is a change from previous years.)
  • Rehearsals:
    • Jan 19 (Thurs), Jan 26 (Thurs), Feb 2 (Thurs). Towson HS. 7-9 pm
    • Feb 3 (Fri). Towson HS. 10am-5pm
    • Feb 4 (Sat). Walters Art Gallery Theater. 9:30am-12:30pm
  • Performance - Feb 4 (Sat) 2017. Walters Art Gallery Theater. 7:30-9:30 pm.  Performers report at 6:30pm
  • 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):
    • Sign up to audition by September 23 (Fri) - The school will submit to MMEA by Sept 30 (Fri).
    • Audition - Nov 12 (Sat)
    • Practices for Jr Band - Feb 10 (Fri), Feb 11 (Sat)
    • Performance for Jr. Band - Feb 12 (Sun)
    • Rehearsals for Jr Orchestra and Chorus - March 4 (Fri) and March 5 (Sat)
    • Performances for Jr. Orchestra and Chorus  - March 6 (Sun)
  • Senior All State Band, Chorus, Orchestra (Grades 10-12):
    • Sign up to audition by September 30 (Fri) - The school will submit to MMEA by Oct 7 (Fri).
    • Audition - Nov 19 (Sat)
    • Rehearsals - Feb 10 (Fri), Feb 11 (Sat)
    • Performances - Feb 12 (Sun)
  • Maryland All State Jazz audition:
    • 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.