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

CODA High School All-State String Orchestra, Dr. Mark Laycock, Conductor

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

  • 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 check back in September for updated instructions for setting up your Director’s account and adding student auditions.
    Director Instructions for CODA All-State Orchestra Audition Submission

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.

Students, please check back in September for updated String Recording Instructions:
2023 CODA All-State Orchestras Recording Instructions
Student Information Form (for students to submit to their director)

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