2025 California All-State HS Golden State Honor Band


CBDA All-State High School Golden State Band

For students to qualify for this ensemble, their school must have a total enrollment of under 1750 students or less than 5% of the student population in the instrumental music program.

The instrumental music program must also meet at least 1 of the following conditions:

  • Title 1 School
  • 5% or less of band members taking private lessons
  • Only 1 concert band performance ensemble in your program


Audition Information:

  • All students must play the scales posted to be considered for an All-State ensemble.
  • To be considered for the All-State High School Golden State Honor Band only, you must submit the shortened excerpts that are listed here.
  • To be considered for all high school All-State Bands, you must play the full excerpts that are listed here.
  • Before you record, please check the Errata List that is listed here.

Recording and Director Instructions for submitting auditions are posted on the main Auditions page.