High School All-State Orchestras

2024 High School All-State Orchestras

February 1-4, 2024, Sacramento, CA

CODA High School All-State Symphony Orchestra, Chaowen Ting, Conductor
The Bamboula, Op. 75 by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Sound and Fury by Anna Clyne
Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 (excerpts) by Sergei Prokofiev

CODA High School All-State String Orchestra, Dr. Selim Giray, Conductor
Irish Dance Suite, I. Jig by Quinn Mason
Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings, I. Sonata Allegro by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Serenade for Strings, Op. 6, IV. Allegro giocoso by Josef Suk

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

  • 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

Please contact Trish Adams at tadams@codaorchestras.org if you have any questions regarding the audition materials after speaking with your school music director.  Please do not reach out to the guest conductors with audition questions.


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.

*Please note the new due date for auditions from previous years.
All recordings must be submitted electronically by November 1, 2023.

Student Instructions:

2024 CODA All-State Orchestras Recording Instructions

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