• WSMA High School State Honors Music Project: Audition Details
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2016 Audition Registration

Registration for the 2016 WSMA High School State Honors Music Project is Now Open!

Register Today for Auditions

Please visit the Timeline to review Honors dates for the 2015-2016 school year.

2016 Student Audition Practice Tools Utilizing SmartMusic Platform

WSMA and MakeMusic, Inc., the creators of SmartMusic interactive software, are pleased to announce a special partnership designed to assist teachers and students in preparing for High School State Honors Auditions.

For more information or to subscribe to SmartMusic, visit www.smartmusic.com

To download Band and Orchestra audition scales Click Here!

Smart Music

To download Jazz Ensemble audition scales Click Here!

To download WSMA Vocal audition tools utilizing SmartMusic Click Here!
(Tools include vocalization, sight - reading and aural exercises just like the audition!)
To offer feedback or suggestions on this prototype please contact WSMA.

2016 Audition Requirements - PDF files Audition Requirements

Please Note - Audition requirements change slightly from year to year.  Look carefully at these requirements. 

Woodwinds Brass Percussion
Bb Clarinet  
Eb Alto Clarinet  
Bb Bass Clarinet    
Eb Alto Saxophone    
Bb Tenor Saxophone    

Eb Baritone Saxophone

 Strings Choir Jazz Ensemble
Violin Alto Sax
String Bass  


    String Bass

Please Note: If you encounter difficulties in printing the required Jazz Ensemble etudes from this web site please try the following:

  • Save to the desktop and print from that location
  • Choose the "Scale to Page" Option
  • E-mail Tim Wurgler for assistance
* Drum Set Etude - Shiny Stockings by Frank Foster (C) Copyright 1956, 1963 by Lynnstorm Music Co.  All rights administered by Helene Blue Musique Ltd (ASCAP)  Reprinted by permission - All Rights Reserved
2016 Audition Fee and Honors Tuition

The audition fee for the WSMA High School Honors Project is $22.50 ($1 of every audition fee goes directly to Student Tuition Assistance). Payment must be done at the time of registration or mailed with a printed invoice from online audition registration program.  Registration closes on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 11:59 pm (Wisconsin time).  Late registration will not be accepted.  Audition invoices and fees with the necessary signatures should be sent to WSMA immediately upon receipt.

The student contribution for participation in the WSMA High School State Honors Music Project is $440.00.  The student contribution helps assist WSMA to offset the costs for summer camp, music, room, board and fall housing costs.

Please visit the program Timeline to view audition dates and locations.