North Carolina Auditions

2020 North Carolina Regional Scholarship Auditions 

It is best to check here before you go to an Audition Site as weather and other elements can alter this process. There will be signs at the school site as to where to go for the auditions for Cannon Music Camp.

Cannon Music Camp offers you the opportunity to perform to a representative of Cannon Music Camp in order to attain a scholarship for Cannon Music Camp 2019. Scholarship amounts vary from $125-$425, please see our scholarship information page for more information.

FYI- you DO NOT have to visit an audition site, you can submit a video or audio audition link. Instructions on our "Scholarships" tab.


  • Please come to a site listed below and perform your best piece, between 10 AM - 2 PM the day of the event. You do not have to be in the All-State Band or Orchestra event to perform. After your audition, the representative will take the results back to the Director of Cannon Music Camp for review. You will receive notice of your award in an e-mail or mailed to your home address, whichever is provided at the time of the audition.
  • If you are competing in any of the North Carolina All-State Band or Orchestra events, and you placed in the top chair positions, you may be offered a scholarship based on your instrument and placement. Since the process of notifying you is different; the scholarship offer will be sent to your school music director, if you did not get the letter, please don't hesitate to call or e-mail the office at the contact information to the left of this page. We have found that some schools do not deliver offers in a timely manner.
  • If you are not a top chair or unsure of your placement, and you want to receive an offer, please audition for us at one of these events OR send in a performance audition via a YouTube private link as specified on the "Scholarships" tab, this will ensure you will receive an offer.


  • instrumentalists, pieces that are used for All-District, All-Region, or All-State auditions or Solo and Ensemble festivals would be fine to perform for our School Representative. They will be listening to your tone, intonation, technique, musicality, range & scales.

  • Percussionists, Pianists, and Vocalists DO NOT ATTEND, you should send in your performance (see scholarship tab), these venues do not have Drum Sets or Pianos for their use.

Due to the timing of these competitions, the offers that are sent to your school will not be sent out until mid to late February. Our suggestion is to apply first to secure your space, then seek scholarship funding.

  • If you are a returning camper you will be receiving a scholarship offer in October based on your performance at camp last summer.  If you feel you have made a significant improvement over last summer and would like to audition, you may do so at one of the regional audition sites or send in a video recording or cd as stated on the scholarship page.


Northwest-All District Band - January 11, 2020; Central Davidson High School;  2747 NC Highway 47, Lexington, NC 27295
CMC Judge: Dr. Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham
South Central-All-District Band - January 11, 2020; Porter Ridge High School; 2839 Ridge Road, Indian Trail, NC 28079
CMC Judge: Dr. John Ross

Central District-All-District Band -January 11, 2020; Orange High School; 500 Orange High School Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278
CMC Judge: Dr. Jason Gardner

East Central District-All District Band-January 11, 2020; Middle Creek High School; 123 Middle Creek Park Avenue, Apex, NC 27539
CMC Judge: Dr. Soo Goh

Eastern Regional - All-District Orchestra- January 11, 2020; Jack Britt High School; 7403 Rockfish Road, Fayetteville, NC 28306
CMC Judge: Karen Huey

Western Regional - All-District Band - January 16, 2020 (4 pm-6 pm); Tuscola High School; 564 Tuscola School Road, Waynesville, NC 28786
CMC Judge: Dr. James Stokes Jr. 
Western Regional - All-District Orchestra- January 18, 2020 (9 am-1 pm); William A. Hough High School; 12420 Bailey Road, Cornelius, NC 28031
CMC Judges: Karen Geary and James Daugherty.

Reminder**** Apply first, then work on scholarship funding, since many performance areas fill quickly.

You DO NOT have to visit an audition site, you can submit a video or audio audition link. Instructions on our "Scholarships" tab.

Contact Cannon Music Camp for questions regarding the auditions- phone 828-262-4091 or email     Driving directions can be found online, please do not call us or the school for directions.

Inclement weather may postpone an All-State date. In that event, CMC auditions will be held on the rescheduled date.



Mailing Address:
Cannon Music Camp
ASU Box 32031
Boone, North Carolina 28608
Physical Address:
Cannon Music Camp
Broyhill Music Center
813 Rivers Street - Room 113
Boone, North Carolina 28608
Phone: 828-262-4091
Fax: 828-262-3021 
Please contact our office for all information regarding the Camp and the process for applying:



Please use this email address for all correspondence.

Camp Director:
Mr. James G. Daugherty
Camp Administrator:


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