High School Auditions


  • Saturday, January 9, 2016
  • Saturday, January 16, 2016 (Snow Date)


Cary High School
638 Walnut Street
Cary, NC 27511


Registration is closed (must login to members area) –


All Registrations due by December 9, 2015


$8.00 per audition; $10.00 per school and/or division. The Postmark Deadline for Audition Fees and Registration Form is Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Late registrations will not be accepted. Please print the registration form confirmation page and send a copy with your payments to:

Page High School
Attn: Eddie Deaton
201 Alma Pinnix Drive
Greensboro, NC 27405

Make checks out to: Central District Bandmasters Association

Procedural Instructions

You will find all information regarding the audition included in the Central District Bandmasters Association All-District Audition Procedures Handbook. Be sure to read through the entire document for information pertaining to:

  • specifics duties and responsibilities of chair person, sight host, and judging captains
  • director and student eligibility
  • registration procedures (Change for 2010-2011: There will be NO late registrations and/or day-of registrations accepted)
  • audition regulations
  • day of director and student check-in procedures
  • student audition and judging procedures
  • student runner responsibilities
  • band placement
  • sample score sheets
  • rubrics for scoring procedures


Solo List- For 2015-2016

CDBA HS Solo List 2015-16 


High School Audition Scales


  • Scales must be played in order they are posted above (update 12/8/10).
  • High School students must memorize their scales.
  • High school students will have 2 1/2 minutes to complete all their scales.

Director Information

  • All directors and judges must register immediately upon arrival at the auditions. At that time, you will be asked to present your current MENC membership card. Check to see when your membership expires. It is your responsibility to make sure your membership is current. If your MENC membership is not current, your students will not be allowed to audition. Additionally, all directors are expected to complete the on-line registration form for CDBA membership.Click here for registration.
  • Every director is expected to participate in judging, in the scoring room, or other duties as assigned. If you do not plan on participating your students will not be allowed to audition.

High School Auditions Chair

Eddie Deaton
Page High School
201 Alma Pinnix Drive
Greensboro, NC 27405
Phone: 336-370-8200
Fax: 336- 370-8219

High School Site Host

Matt Minick
Cary High School
638 Walnut Street
Cary, NC 27511