OMEA Contest and All-State Band

OMEA Contest

Solo & Ensemble Contest (2017 dates)

  • Saturday, January 21:  Plains Jr. Solo & Ensemble
    • Location:  Plains Jr. High School
  • Saturday, February 11:  OMEA Solo & Ensemble (Grades 9-12)
    • Location:  Lakota West High School
    • All band members will be part of an ensemble at contest
    • All band members are invited to also enter a solo at contest
  • Saturday, March 25:  Ridge Jr. Solo & Ensemble Contest
    • Location:  Clinton Massie High School

Large Group Contest (2017 dates)

  • Friday, March 3 and 4:  OMEA District Contest (Grades 9-12)
    • Location:  Fairfield High School
    • Symphonic Band and Symphonic Winds will perform Friday evening
    • Concert Band and Freshman Band will perform Saturday morning

All State Band Information:

All-State Band Audition Information

The all state application is submitted by the student via the OMEA website.  All-State ensembles are a wonderful joy for the students, and a great experience for everyone involved.  Deadline for submission is the end of May. See below for selection process dates:

March 1
Application and audition material available on website listed above.
May 31
Deadline for all applications to be submitted via the online registration system.
August 31
Notification of results to applicants and directors.