Northern Region High School Festival

Adjudication/Festival Info:
Adjudication Dates:    November 22, 2014 Festival Dates:    January 16-17, 2015
Adjudication Location:  
Festival Location:  
Adjudication Fee:     $20 Festival Fee:     $35
Schedule:   Available on: Schedule:  TBD


Walter Culup  Northern Region Director Lisa Abel  Co-Adjudication Site Chair TBD  Guest Conductor for Band
Tom Krupa Festival Chair Steve Zimmerman  Co-Adjudication Site Chair TBD  Guest Conductor for Choir
Kevin Klipacki Band Chair Bridget Gilchrist  Head Flute Judge TBD  Guest Conductor for Orchestra
Dom Talotta  Jazz Band Chair  Marianne Michael  Head Strings Judge TBD  Guest Conductor for Jazz Band
Michael Coderre  Choir Chair Nicholas Diaz   Head Vocal Judge    
David Syzdek  Orchestra Chair TBD  Head Jazz Judge    
    TBD  Head Strings Judge    


  • Please bring contracts (available on the bottom of this page) to the audition site for all students auditioning.
  • Medical forms will not be collected by CMEA for the festival. Teachers must follow their school's field trip protocol.
  • will be open for student and judge registration on September 15th
  • Cut-off scores will be posted approximately 3 days after the auditions.

Audition Material:

  • Posted below under "File Attachments"
Important Dates:
  • 9/15 - Registration Opens
  • 10/3 - Registration Closes
  • 10/10 - Audition Fees Postmarked
  • 11/22 - Auditions at AHS
  • 11/24 - Festival Acceptance/Ensembles Posted
  • 12/1 - Confirm Region Festival Participation AND All-State Audition Confirmation on (2 Separate Confirmations)
  • 12/8 - Festival and All-State Audition Fees Postmarked
  • 1/16 & 17 - Northern Region High School Festival (New Britain High School)
  • 2/7 All-State Auditions, Snow Date 2/14  (North Haven High School)
  • 4/30-5/2 All State Festival
  • Posted below under "File Attachments"