ALL-STATE HONORS BAND Audition Requirements

LIST OF REVISIONS

September 28, 2021

As many of you are working with students on the 11/12 Solos this year, you may find more typos and errors.  Please use the form at the link below to share any suggested edits and corrections you find. We will not be making any changes this year, but also don't want to forget to make these changes before the next time around (2024). You may also share this link with private teachers who find mistakes or want to suggest edits.

 

https://forms.gle/tVexCcuNKgHaeJig9

 

The Middle School Timpani Audition Guide and Score Sheet  has been posted below on the MS column.

September 10, 2021

11-12 Trumpet Solo Updated

September 10, 2021

11-12 Flute Solo Updated

August 16, 2021

11-12 Trumpet Solo Updated

July 26, 2021

11-12 Oboe Solo Updated

July 24, 2021

11-12 Tuba Solo Updated

 

June 29, 2021

11-12 TC and BC Euphonium Solos Updated

June 24, 2021

11-12 Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, and Horn Solos Updated

June 1, 2021

NEW Middle School Percussion Solos Posted

May 12, 2021

11/12 Trumpet Solo Updated

February 21, 2020

2020 11/12 Snare Audition Clarification

 

June 8, 2018

9/10 and 11/12 Percussion Requirements

 

Anything out of the chromatic range on the solos will be played as is for All-State Auditions.

 

November 8, 2016

9/10 Tuba Scales - Ab scale is now 2 octaves and the chromatic scale extends to Ab.

SOLOS - NO REPEATS ARE TO BE PLAYED AND ONLY 2ND ENDINGS ARE TO BE TAKEN.

 

Adjudication of Scales

Any error in articulation (wrong articulation or mixed articulation) will be a .5 deduction.

May use deductions as small a tenth of a point for other errors.

Adjudication of Solos/Sight-reading - May ONLY use deductions of .5 point or a full point.

 

November 7, 2015

Baritone Saxophone players (MS, 9/10, 11/12) should play the same scales as Alto Saxophone.

The 9/10 Baritone Saxophone scales have been revised and posted. 

The scales, E and F, are now 2 octaves for 9/10 Baritone Saxophone.

All other grade level scales (MS and 11/12) matched between alto and baritone saxophones previously.

February 2, 2015

Beginning 2015-2016, all middle school saxophones will play the same solo as the alto saxophone.

 

February 1, 2015

Correction to the 11/12 Timpani Solo - Note on Solo List.

 

November 8, 2014

For the 2015 auditions, there will no longer be a separate scale sheet for the Eb Contra-Alto Clarinet. All low clarinets of any key will now use the Bb Bass Clarinet Scale Sheet. This is for ALL grade levels. Students may audition on Bb Bass Clarinet, Eb Contra-Alto Clarinet, or Bb Contra-Bass  Clarinet but ALL will use the Bb Bass Clarinet Scale Sheet.

 

July 2014

String Bass Scales Revised and Posted

Middle School

Requirements

 
2021-2022 MS Solo List for Winds

2021-2022 MS Solo List for Percussion
Snare Drum and Tambourine
Mallets
Timpani
Timpani Audition Guide
Timpani Score Sheet

Middle School Scales


Be sure to read the information regarding the auditions
under Policies & Procedures on the Documents page and remember that all scales are to be played in the order 

found on the page.

 

Middle School Scales are tongued; chromatic is slurred 

(except trombone is legato).

 

Flute

 

Oboe

 

Bassoon

 

Clarinet

 

Low Clarinet

 

Alto Saxophone

 

Tenor Saxophone

 

Baritone Saxophone

 

Trumpet

 

F Horn

 

Trombone/BC Baritone

 

TC Baritone

 

Tuba

 

String Bass


Mallets
 

High School (9/10)

Requirements

High School (9/10) Scales


Be sure to read the information regarding the auditions
under Policies & Procedures on the Documents 

page and remember that all scales are to be played in the order 

found on the page.

 

High School Scales:

students are to be prepared 

to play any scale tongued or slurred; chromatic is slurred

(except trombone is legato).

 

Flute

 

Oboe

 

Bassoon

 

Clarinet

 

Low Clarinet

 

Alto Saxophone

 

Tenor Saxophone

 

Baritone Saxophone

 

Trumpet

 

F Horn

 

Trombone

 

BC Baritone

TC Baritone

 

Tuba

 

String Bass

 

Mallets

 

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9/10 Percussion

 

Section Percussion

Audition Script

 

9/10 Section Percussion

Score Sheet

 

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9/10 Mallets

Score Sheet

 

9/10 Mallets 

Audition Script

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9/10 Timpani

Score Sheet

 

9/10 Timpani

Audition Script

Senior High School (11/12)

Requirements

 
2021-2022
Scales and Solos

 

September 28, 2021

As many of you are working with students on the 11/12 Solos this year, you may find more typos and errors. Please use the form at the link below to share any suggested edits and corrections you find. We will not be making any changes this year, but also don't want to forget to make these changes before the next time around (2024). You may also share this link with private teachers who find mistakes or want to suggest edits.

 

https://forms.gle/tVexCcuNKgHaeJig9

11/12 Percussion

Scripts & Score Sheets

 

Section Percussion

Audition Script

 

11/12 Section Percussion

Score Sheet

 

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11/12 Mallets

Score Sheet

 

11/12 Mallets

Audition Script

 

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11/12 Timpani

Score Sheet

 

11/12 Timpani

Audition Script