High School All-State Orchestras

2021 High School All-State Orchestras

Click here for updated information about the 2021 Virtual All-State Ensembles

CODA High School All-State Symphony Orchestra, Robert Moody, Conductor
CODA High School All-State String Orchestra, Robert Baldwin, Conductor

All recordings must be submitted electronically between October 1 and December 1, 2020.

  • String Bass players have the opportunity to be considered for acceptance into one of the CBDA All-State Bands.  Bass players must indicate on their application, which ensembles they wish to audition for.
  • Directors, please read the following instructions for setting up your Director’s account and adding student auditions.

Director Instructions for CODA All-State Orchestra Audition Submission

Audition Excerpts and Instructions


Scale requirements

Audition excerpts


CODA runs the High School All-State Orchestra auditions for string players only.  Wind, Brass and Percussion students who wish to audition for All-State Orchestra must do so through CBDA.  For more information please go to www.cbda.org.

String Recording Instructions:
2021 CODA All-State Orchestras Recording Instructions

Student Information Form (for students to submit to their director)

All PDF files can be viewed and printed using Adobe Reader.

CODA Audition Excerpt Virtual Masterclasses

Jeffrey Thayer, San Diego Symphony
Video: http://tiny.cc/casmecjeffvideo
Supplemental materials: http://tiny.cc/casmecviolinjeff

Dana Lawson, Los Angeles Philharmonic
Video: http://tiny.cc/casmecvioladanavideo
Supplemental materials: http://tiny.cc/casmecvioladana

Jill Brindel, San Francisco Symphony
Video: http://tiny.cc/casmeccellojillvideo
Supplemental materials: http://tiny.cc/casmeccellojill

Jory Herman, Los Angeles Philharmonic
Video: http://tiny.cc/casmecbassjoryvideo
Supplemental materials: http://tiny.cc/casmecbassjory