Northern Region High School Festival

Adjudication Dates:    November 5, 2016 Festival Dates:    January 13-14 2017
Adjudication Location:   Festival Location:  
Adjudication Fee:     $20 Festival Fee:     $35
Adjudication Schedule:   available 10/13/16 on: Festival Schedule:  TBD will be posted below
Dave Winer Northern Region Director Tom Krupa  Adjudication Site Chair Matthew Westgate  Guest Conductor for Band

Tom Krupa

John Abucewicz

Festival Co-Chairs Jason Bouchard  Judge Chair  Cory Ganschow Guest Conductor for Choir

Wayne Splettztoeszer

Jeff Sirois

Band Co-Chairs

Bridget Gilchrist

Stephen Brookes

Head Flute/Oboe/Bassoon Judge

Head Clarinets/Saxophone Judge

Stephen Clink Guest Conductor for Orchestra
     Paul Pierce  Head Strings Judge Jenny Kellogg Guest Conductor for Jazz Band
Mindy Shilansky  Choir Chair Leslie Imse Head Vocal Judge  
Dan O'Brien Jazz Band Chair Tom Johnston Head Jazz Judge    
Paul Pierce Orchestra Chair

Dom Talotta

Kyle Culbertson

Head Brass Judge

Head Percussion Judge



Important Dates:
  • TBA - Registration Opens (technically, ctfest is open after school pays CMEA institutional fee, as long as teacher is CMEA dues-paid member)
  •  - Registration Closes
  •  - Audition Fees Postmarked
  •  - Auditions at Avon HS, scores, cut-offs to follow asap
  •  - teachers check students' online sheets deadline
  •  - Ensembles posted
  • 11/18/16 - Teachers respond with Festival Acceptance on Posted
  • 12/1/16 All-State Audition Confirmation on
  • 12/15/16 NRHS Festival Fees and All-State Audition Fees Postmarked to CMEA office (use invoice found at
  • 1/13-14/2017 - Northern Region High School Festival (New Britain High School)
  • 1/28/2017 All-State Auditions  (North Haven High School) (snow date 2/4/17)
  • AS Festival Acceptance by 2/10/17; AS Festival Fee postmarked by 2/24/17
  • 3/30- 4/1/2017 All State Festival