• Solo lists will be posted in the June prior.

     
    S.J.B.O.D.A.
     
    SJBODA, or South Jersey Band and Orchestra Directors' Association, is our regional organization that hosts all South Jersey auditions for regional level bands, orchestras, and jazz ensembles.  Their website address is www.sjboda.org Link to Junior High Strings Region III information, or Senior High if you're graduating 8th grade this June, for next winter. Every audition consists of a required solo, 9 memorized Major Scales up to and including 4 sharps and 4 flats, & sight reading.  Regional String auditions are every December and All-State Orchestra auditions are every March.  Specific dates and required solos are posted on their website at least six months prior to auditions!
     
    The SJ Orchestra Audition date is on Dec. 14, 2019 this year.
     
    A. S. O.
     
    ASO, or All State Orchestra, is now available to 6th, 7th, & 8th grade string students who have already been accepted into S.J. Regional Orchestra for this year.  The audition requirements are exactly the same as regionals. You can find info. at www.njmea.org. The state is broken into three sections & we are Region III, or South Jersey, for specific information.
     
    The NJ All-State Orchestra Audition is on March 14, 2020 this year.
     
     

    **The VMS music department is very proud to say that we are members of every one of these organizations & would be honored to represent you for an audition!!  These organizations REQUIRE you to be actively involved in VMS ensembles in order to be eligible to audition, & suggest you have a private teacher well in advance, in addition to school. Please note that applications and fees are due to Mrs. Jansen approximately two weeks prior  to each audition.  Deadlines can not be extended.* *