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.
2016 All State Festival
The 2016 All State Festival will be held on February 11-14, 2016 at the Moody Music Building in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The conductors this year are:
- Festival Orchestra: Peter Bay
- Sinfonia Orchestra: David Pope
- Consort String Orchestra: Kirsten Marshall
Audition excerpts will be posted August 10, 2015. Auditions will be held the first two weeks in October. If dates in one district do not fit in your schedule, you can be granted permission to audition in another district. Please contact the president for permission.
2016 Annual Composition Contest
The Alabama Orchestra Association is now accepting submissions for our annual composition contest. Deadline is September 1, 2015. Details are available on our Composition Contest page.