High School All-State Orchestras

2023 High School All-State Orchestras

February 16-19, 2023, Fresno, CA

CODA High School All-State Symphony Orchestra, Gisèle Ben-Dor, Conductor
Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams
Sensemaya by Silvestre Revueltas
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 by Ludwig van Beethoven
II. Scherzo

CODA High School All-State String Orchestra, Dr. Mark Laycock, Conductor
Starburst by Jessie Montgomery
All Things Majestic by Jennifer Higdon
II. String Lake
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Hoe-Down from Rodeo by Aaron Copland

All recordings must be submitted electronically by December 1, 2022.

Covid-19 Testing Requirement:
All students participating in the 2023 All-State Ensembles will need to present a negative Covid-19 test.  The timeline for conducting the test and providing the negative result will be provided closer to the date of the event.

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.

Student Instructions:
2023 CODA All-State Orchestras Recording Instructions
Student Information Form (for students to submit to their director)

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