The mission of the IMEA is to promote lifelong music learning and to provide leadership for music education

Senior Vocal Jazz

Rep and Contact:             Mike Molloy -


Festival Conductors:        Vocal Jazz I - TBD

           Vocal Jazz II - TBD

           Vocal Jazz III - TBD


Festival Repertoire:        

How Deep is the Ocean, arr. Rosana Eckert (Hal Leonard 08745369)

Bye Bye Blackbird, arr. Steve Zegree (Hal Leonard 00121776

Remaining Repertoire - TBD



Audition Procedures:   

·         Electronic Devices Prohibited: The student use of all electronic and/or mechanical devices to include, but not limited to, metronomes, tuners, cell phones, and audio/video recording devices is prohibited in all ILMEA audition rooms.

·         These audition procedures are provided to help ensure that the methods of evaluating Vocal Jazz Ensemble Selectees are effective and consistent throughout the State. It is important that the District President, Vocal Jazz Ensemble Chair, Audition Chair and all Adjudicators are familiar with these procedures.


Please note the district and state auditions will include the following material, but there may be additional audition material in some districts. Please check your ILMEA district website to see if there are any additional vocal jazz audition procedures that are required by your district.


The audition will consist of four parts, with 100 Points possible:

·         required selection(s)

·         sight-reading

·         scales

·         improvisation


The full list of requirements and additional materials can be found at

District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9