OMEA East Central Regional Orchestra
November 19-20, 2022 Location TBA
Audition Material for the 2022 Regional Orchestra/2023 All State Orchestra is NOW AVAILABLE!
Please see the "2022 Excerpts" tab at the top of the site to view/print PDF's of the music
Recordings of the 2021 Orchestra can be downloaded from the "Photos/Recordings" tab
About the Ensemble
The East Central Regional Orchestra is comprised of the best musicians from Richland, Ashland, Morrow, Knox, Delaware, Licking, Holmes, Coshocton, Stark, Columbiana, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Harrision, Jefferson, Muskingum, Guernsey, Belmont, Morgan, Mobile, Monroe, and Washington counties.
Regional Orchestra meets for two rehearsals and one performance. The first rehearsal will take place on a Sunday in late Oct/early Nov from 1-3pm at Olentangy Orange High School. This rehearsal will serve as a chance for you to meet the other musicians and run through the music. The second rehearsal will take place on Saturday, November 19th. This day will include both sectional time as well as full ensemble rehearsal. The concert is on the following day, Sunday, November 20th at 3pm at a HS in our region.
How to Apply
2022 Region Orchestra/2023 All State Orchestra applications are exclusively online.
All applicants must be enrolled as members of their school's performing ensemble while applying and must be continue their participation during the 2022-23 academic year (ex. All State band applicants must be members of their school's band, All State choir applicants must be in their school's choir, All-State jazz applicants must be in their school's jazz ensemble, All State orchestra applicants for wind/percussion must be in their school's orchestra or band ensemble.) All State orchestra applicants for wind/percussion must be in their school's orchestra or band ensemble.) Home school students may apply if sponsored by their private teacher (must be an OMEA member). The parent of the home-schooled student will serve as the school administrator. Students must be enrolled in grades 9-12 for the academic year 2022-2023. Failure to observe these rules will nullify the student's All-State eligibility.
Timeline & Schedule
March 1: Audition materials are released
May 31: All audition submissions are due by 11:50pm
August 31: Notification of results to applicants and directors
October 15: Registration forms and payments are due
TBA: First rehearsal at Olentangy Orange High School (1-3pm)
November 19: Rehearsal at Region High School (9am-5:00pm, check-in begins at 8:30am)
November 20: Concert at Region High School (1pm run-through/pictures, 3pm concert)
Questions? Contact Lori Cornett, East Central Region Chair
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