ALL-STATE HONORS BAND Audition Requirements

LIST OF REVISIONS

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.

 

December 18, 2017

11/12 Trombone Solo: Tempo - dotted quarter note = 132

 

September 18, 2017

11/12 Horn Solo: Change 1st Note in Line 6, Measure 4 to Ab.

 

November 8, 2016

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

11/12 Tuba Scales - Chromatic starts and ends on E instead of F.

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.

 

January 3, 2016

Senior HS Bass Clarinet Solo: Measures 13 and 17 - change high C# to F# on top of staff.

 

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

The audition committee has been in the process of reviewing each solo rotation in June for 

the upcoming school or academic year. The committee has one more year left for this review 

cycle. Should the committee recommend any changes or modifications, those changes will be presented to the NCBA Board for approval by November of the same year. Please double check 

the solo lists after the NCMEA Professional Development Conference each year 

(after November 15th) for any modifications or corrections to the solo list for the 

current academic year.

 

SOLO CUTS ARE NOTED ON EACH SOLO LIST.

Middle School

Requirements

2020-2021 MS Solo List

Middle School Scales

 

Audition information for all percussionists is below.
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
 

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Percussion

High School (9/10)

Requirements

2020-2021 9/10 Solo List

High School (9/10) Scales

Audition information for all percussionists is below.
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

2020-2021 11/12 Solo List

Senior High School (11/12) Scales

Audition information for all 

percussionists is below.
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.

 

Senior High: 

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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11/12 Percussion

 

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

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