Important Dates


September 27, 2016
Audition Registration Deadline
September 30 - October 11, 2016
District Auditions
November 16, 2016
Results Posted
December 1, 2016
Scholarship Application Deadline
December 1, 2016
Festival Registration Deadline
December 2, 2016
Begin Notifying Alternates
December 15, 2016
Music Mailed
February 9-12, 2017
All-State Festival

A division of Alabama Music Educators Association, the Alabama Orchestra Association strives to advance the standards of musical & educational achievement for orchestra students throughout the state of Alabama.

Audition Information

Auditions for the 2017 All-State Festival will be held September 30-October 11, 2016. For more information, please visit the District Audition Information page.

Audition excerpts are now available.

Online registration will remain open through September 27.

2017 Composition Contest

AOA is excited to announce Alejandro Basulto-Martinez as the winner of the 2017 Composition Competition! The winning entry, Triptico de Luz, will be premiered in February by the 2017 Alabama All-State Festival Orchestra, directed by Sandra Dackow.