CMI ASCEND

Region/All-State Workshop

The CMI Ascend 2022 Region/All-State Workshop will be established as a platform to train high school students from San Antonio who are competing for places in TMEA Regional Orchestra and All-State Orchestra Auditions. This workshop will be specifically targeting the official Etude List selected for the 2022-2023 TMEA Regional and All-State Orchestra Auditions.

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Program Details

  • Dates: June 3, 5 and 7, 2022.
  • Location: Alamo Heights High School (6900 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209).
  • Schedule: 9am to 12pm CST
  • Disciplines: violin, viola, cello, bass and piano.
  • Eligibility: students in grades 9th to 12th for the 2022–2023 school year, planning to participate in the 2022–2023 TMEA All-State Orchestra Auditions.
  • Maximum number of participants: 40 violins, 20 violas, 20 cellos, 10 basses, 5 pianos.
  • Application Fee: $25 per day. Alamo Heights High School applicants participate at no cost.
  • Official Etude List will be available on May 1st at 8:00am at: https://www.tmea.org/orchestra/audition-material/

Activities Include

Group classes
Masterclass
Recording techniques
Mock audition

EDUCATION FACULTY

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  • Requirement: recording (video preferred) of a piece that best show differing aspects of your
    musicianship.
  • We strongly encourage you to learn the selected etudes at the best of your abilities prior to the workshop, so that you maximize your learning experience.
  • Application review begins on April 15. Applications received after this date will be accepted on a rolling basis. Results will be announced by May 22.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

CMI aims to meet and exceed guidelines from the CDC, State of Texas and
City of San Antonio. Please find more information below:

Tobin Center Venue Disease Mitigation Plan

UIW COVID-19 Guidelines

TAMU-SA COVID-19 Guidelines

Trinity University COVID-19 Guidelines

Application Fee is $25 per day. Alamo Heights High School applicants participate at no cost. Payment can
be made through the form above. You can also mail your payment to:

CMI
PO Box 6846
San Antonio, TX 78209.

(Payment is due no later than May 30, 2022)

We will accept students in grades 9th to 12th for the 2022–2023 school year, planning to participate in the 2022–2023 TMEA All-State Orchestra Auditions.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend all three days of the workshop to maximize their learning
experience.

For additional information and questions please call 210.364.3884 or email Daniela Diaz, CMI Education
Advisor, at ddiaz@cmi-sa.org.

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