2018 ALL STATE CHORUS REHEARSAL TRACKS
The free mp3 versions of the Official GMEA All-State Rehearsal Tracks as outlined below. If you have been contacted by another company offering another free version of the tracks please note that:
- They are not an authorized vendor for GMEA and the tracks have not been approved by GMEA.
- Unauthorized files will not have additions, deletions, or musical nuances requested by all state conductors which may be detrimental to your student’s audition.
- The authorized files here will be the versions used for the audition.
GMEA has worked to reduce costs to participating students and achieved this by offering these FREE authorized Official approved tracks and the option to purchase a CD archival copy at a much-reduced rate.
Instructions for Downloading 2018 All-State Rehearsal Tracks2018 GMEA Tracks
1. Download, manage/save and play these files as you would any mp3 file(s)
- These tracks contain the sounds of musical instruments to help you learn the music you will sing at All-State.
- For the tracks listed with a VOICE PART, the OBOE part represents what you will sing.
- You will hear oboe playing your vocal part in your right ear (headphones) or speaker (stereo system).
- The piano will be heard in your left ear or left speaker
- For the tracks listed as PIANO, you will NOT hear your voice
- You will want to use this accompaniment-only track after you have learned your notes using the voice-part track.
- This track will more closely represent what it will be like to sing with accompaniment-only for your second audition and during the All-State performance.
- Tracks are numbered in the most likely performance order as specified by GMEA Choral Chair per input from the
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Why should I download these files?
While you may play these files from most smart devices, the operating software on many smart devices won’t allow a download. For this reason, it is suggested that you use a computer to download to your compute.
2. What if I just want to play them on my smart device?
Once downloaded to your computer you can manage them like you any mp3 files. You can drag and drop the folder into your music folder on Apple devices, for example, and sync to iTunes. On other operating systems you would move files to your smart device just like you would any other music file from your computer.
3. Can I change the names of the files
DO NOT change the names of the files as it could create conflicts that could prevent playback. Also note, in the download links the files for each group are in sequence in the expected performance order.
4. How will these files play on my computer or a smart device?
Once you have the files loaded to your computer you can play them with any default media player that plays mp3 files. Once you move them to your smart device the same will apply.
5. Why can’t I just play the files from the web link?
You can, but if you don’t download them you could lose access to them in the future. Best to download them now using the original instructions, and refer to this page if you have additional questions.
6. What should I do if I have trouble playing the files?
If you have any difficulty transferring files or folders to your devices please use a web browser to search for a solution for your system first, and if that fails please email us at email@example.com.