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All-State Round One Is Saturday, September 17, 2022

Parents, Guardians, and Students,

All-State information/Reminder:

TMEA All-State Round One is just around the corner. We have been working on this music since day one of class. Please carefully read over the Who, What, When, Where, and Why!

Who: All HS students (required for all HS Vocal Students)

What: First Round All-State (District)

When: Saturday, September 17, 2022

Where: Martin High School

4501 W. Pleasant Ridge, Arlington, TX 76016

Time: Leaving GPFAA @ 6:45 am

AM Auditions: Alto/Basses

PM Auditions: Soprano/Tenors

*For those meeting at Martin – please communicate this to Mr. Duarte. Students must be at Martin no later than 7:00 am.

Returning: We do not have a set time. We are hoping this day will be done no later than 7:00 pm. It could be earlier or later. Please be on standby to meet at the school around 6:30/7:00 pm for pickup.

Permission Slips:  Permission slips will be electronically submitted with your GPFAA VM website login.

If you are taking and/or picking up your student in front of the event, or if your student is driving themselves, you need to fill out another permission form called “Alternate Student Travel Form.” This form needs to be filled out every single time your student does not take bus transportation. (This is a district rule!)

All forms are due Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

Transportation: district school bus

What to bring: original music, Student ID, sack lunch, water, pencil, paper clips, highlighter

Attire: No specific attire is needed—plan for comfort and success.

Chaperone/Volunteer: YES- we will need help. There will be two different groups helping in different ways. One group will be helping with the actual contest, and the other group will help directly with our own students. (link coming soon) click here to volunteer.

*Additional notes: Students will not be able to have any electronic devices at this contest. Any electronic device will be with a chaperone and students can not have it back until all singers are exiting the facility. Lily Tredemeyer, Guild Events Coordinator will be the parent you will contact if you need to get a hold of your student or have any questions on the day of the event. You can reach her @ (214) 415-2111.

UTA All-State Workshop “One Last Look”: Highly recommended for all students to attend, click here!

Snack Donations: We need food donations for the day of our first competition! Since we will be at the audition site for a good portion of the day, we want to make sure our students have snacks to keep their energy going. This is one of the many ways you can contribute to the Vocal Music strand! Click here to sign up to donate items!

Audition Material:   

God will give orders/Sweet Child   Quartel SSAA

Tximeletak Ugalde SSA

A Passer-by Adams TTBB

Beati mortui Mendelssohn Bartholdy TTBB

Trinity Te Deum Esenvalds SATB

ALL-STATE TARGET GOALS – ask your student about the Target Project we are doing this week! 🙂

For more information regarding the All-State Process click here!