Important Dates


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 Results

Thank you to every student who auditioned for the 2017 All-State Festival. Results are now available here.

Deadline for registering for the festival is December 1, 2016. Please click on the blue Festival Registration button to register.

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.