Alabama All-State Resources

Alabama All-State Podcasts and
High School Virtual Workshop Series

As we have for over a decade, the USA Department of Music provides free recordings (in video this year) to help students prepare the middle and high school All-State audition material. Links to the podcasts can be found below or you can jump to them by clicking here.

Beginning this year, the USA Department of Music is pleased to additionally offer a series of virtual workshops to high school students in preparation for the Alabama All-State Band auditions. These workshops are offered at no cost to registered participants in grades 9-12. Interested students must complete the registration form below in order to be included in the workshop. A Zoom link and password will be sent out to your provided email no less than 24 hours before the workshop is scheduled to begin. 

Dr. BohnetDr. Andra Bohnet
Monday, November 16th

Dr. MindockDr. Rebecca Mindock
Saturday, Nov. 7th, 5-6:30pm (Oboe)
Sunday, November 8th, 
6-7:30pm (Bassoon)

Dr. FranklinDr. Kip Franklin
Monday, November 16th
6-7:30pm (Clarinet)
Wed., Nov. 18th, 6-7:30pm (Bass Clar.)

Dr. HeavnerDr. Tracy Heavner
Monday, November 9th

Dr. RinehartDr. Jason Rinehart
Saturday, November 7th


Dr. WoodDr. Peter Wood
Saturday, November 21st


Dr. VandeWaaDr. Arie VandeWaa
Wednesday, November 4th

Dr. PetersenDr. Will Petersen
Wednesday, November 4th

Mr. GreenwoodMr. Matthew Greenwood
Saturday, November 7th


Registration Form

Please direct any questions about the workshops to Dr. Kip Franklin ( 


 2016 Alabama All-State Podcasts



Here you will find free podcasts to help students prepare for this year's Alabama All-State Band auditions. This year's podcasts include videos of each faculty member performing the etudes as well as providing comments and tips to help guide your practice. These podcasts are available for both the high school and middle school audition materials. We hope you find them helpful in preparing for a successful audition!


Click below to access the podcasts relevant to your level.





Alabama Middle School Podcasts

Middle School All-State Podcasts

Alabama High School Podcasts

High School All-State Podcasts