Area track recordings will be released on September 1st, 2022. Please check with your music director, TMEA sponsor, or contact the region 18 orchestra chair.

General Information


Saturday, October 29th, 2022

Area recording schedule will be emailed to directors the week of area taping.
Students must check-in at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled recording.


$40 (cash preferred)


Austin ISD PAC
1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd
Austin, TX 78723

Audition Process

Students who wish to audition for TMEA All State Orchestra must first audition for region orchestra. Eligible students may then record at Area to audition for All State Orchestra. Candidates for Area Recording will be selected by Region audition ranking, using a straight rank. Please refer to the Region 18 Orchestra Handbook for more details, but recording quotas for Region 18 are as follows:

Violin: 24
Viola: 16
Cello: 16
Bass: 12
Harp: 4 (if needed for All-State)
Piano: 2 (if needed for All-State)
Piccolo: 1
Flute: 2
Oboe: 2
Bb Clarinet: 2
Bassoon: 2
French Horn: 3
Trumpet: 3
Tenor Trombone: 2
Bass Trombone: 1
Tuba: 1
Percussion: 2