Western Region High School Festival

Audition Dates:  
Saturday, November 16, 2019 
Festival Dates:  
January 17 and 18, 2020
(Snow dates 1/25 & 1/26)
Audition Location:
Festival Location: 
 Darien High School
Audition Fee:   
Festival Fee:  

available to teachers on: www.ctfest.net



** Contacts listed are for teacher use only. Parents and Students should direct their questions to their school music teacher.
Western Region Co-Directors
Adjudication Site Co-Chairs
Guest Conductor / Band
                       Heidi Sarver
Festival Site Co-Chairs
Patrick Taylor Vocal Audition Auditor
Guest Conductor / Choir
Festival Co-Chairs Instrumental Audition Auditor
          Dr. Ryan Endris
Head Brass Judge
Guest Conductor/ Orchestra
Choir Co-Chairs
Head Woodwind Judge
         Jonathan Handman

Carrie Mascaro and  Meghan Stewart

Orchestra Co-Chairs
Head Percussion Judge
Guest Conductor/String Orchestra
Jennifer Burkhalter and Scott Benson String Orchestra Co-Chairs Jon Grauer Head Jazz Judge            Dr. Kathleen Horvath
Jazz Band Chair
Head Strings Judge
Guest Conductor/Jazz Band
Band Chair
Head Vocal Judge
             Chris Casey
Important 2019-20 Western Region Dates:
Audition registration deadline: October 18th, 2019 (school SAF fees need to be paid prior to registration or school is blocked from making entires)
Audition payment postmark: November 1, 2019 
Audition Date: November 16th at New Fairfield HS
Festival participation payment postmark: December 20th, 2019
Festival date: January 17-18, 2020 at Greenwich HS
(Festival Snow dates 1/25 & 1/26)
All-State: April 2-4, 2020
All-State Auditions: 2/8/2020 (snow date 2/15/20)
All-State Audition registration deadline: January 3, 2020
All-State Audition payment postmark: January 17, 2020
All-State Festival Participation Fees due March 6, 2020
Teachers who fail to meet the Regional auditions deadline may register students on-site the day of auditions. However, the on-site auditions fee is $50 per student, which may be billed to the school or paid for on-site, day-of. There is no on-site registration for All-State auditions.