High School All-State Orchestras

2021 High School All-State Orchestras

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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

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