ALL-STATE HONORS BAND Audition Requirements

LIST OF REVISIONS

August 28, 2022

2nd Revision of 11/12 Trombone Solo Posted

August 8, 2022

2nd Revision of 11/12 Trumpet Solo Posted

June 18, 2022

Revised 11/12 Clarinet, Trumpet, and Trombone Solos Posted

January 25, 2022

For the MS and 9/10 solos: Ending A is used for All-District Auditions and Ending B is used for All-State Auditions.

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.

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

Score Sheets & Audition Scripts

Middle School

Requirements

Rotation 2 - 2022-2023
MS Solo List

Ending A = All-District Auditions
Ending B = All-State Auditions

Rotation 2 - 2022-2023
MS Solo List
for Percussion
Snare and Triangle
Mallets
Timpani

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

Rotation 2 - 2022-2023
Solo List

Ending A = All-District Auditions
Ending B = All-State Auditions

2022-2023 
9/10 Percussion Solo List
 
SNARE
Portraits in Rhythm, Cirone
p. 20, #18
AND
All-Inclusive Etudes, Willie & Hill, Row-Loff Productions, Junior High Auditions Etude, Set 2 - mm. 29-53
 
MALLETS
Audition Etudes, Whaley
p. 21, #5

TIMPANI
Tymp Tunes, Schinstine
p. 4, "Copper Bowls"

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

 

Senior High School (11/12)

Requirements