Ohio Music Education Association

All-State Ensembles/Region Orchestra

Please note that Region Orchestra now follows the same deadlines as All-State Ensembles!
All-State Ensembles represent the best of Ohio’s musicians. Participation is based upon a standardized audition process for each of the following ensembles:

  • Band
  • Children’s Chorus
  • Choir
  • Jazz Band
  • Orchestra
  • Region Orchestra
All performances are held at the OMEA Professional Development Conference. You may learn more about that event by clicking here.

Selection Process Dates (Band, Choir, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Region Orchestra)

March 1
Application and audition material available on this website.

May 31
Deadline for all applications to be submitted via the online registration system.

August 31
Notification of results to applicants and directors.

September 30
Due date for acceptance form and membership fee of $250 (includes hotel lodging and 5 meals).

  • Audition Requirements
    Please note that Region Orchestra now follows the same deadlines as All-State Ensembles!
    Coming Soon!!!

Children’s Chorus

April 1:
Application and audition material available online

June 1:
Deadline for all applications to be submitted. Please carefully note the specific performance requirements below. 

August 1:
Results posted to the OMEA portal http://portal.omea-ohio.org and mailed via post office to all students. Teachers will receive e-mail notification when results are posted to the portal.

September 1:
Acceptance forms and $75 participation fee made payable to OMEA due for all applicants.