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Junior Band Info

JUNIOR BAND

Jennifer Bolton, Parkside Junior High, Normal, d3jrband@ilmea.org 309-336-6682 

Audition Procedures: Students must be in grades 6, 7, or 8 and be members of their school band program. Students may audition for both jazz band and concert band. All students will need to audition at Bloomington JHS in Bloomington, IL. Audition sign­up sheets will be posted outside audition rooms that morning. Students need to sign up for their own audition and may not leave blank spaces between people. Directors should not sign up for their students.


Jr. Band Auditions materials:

· ILMEA Scale Sheet in addition to their etudes on Mallets, Snare and Timpani. Percussionists must prepare the Oboe scale sheet on xylophone.

· Cycle 3 Etude(s). Check to make sure you have the correct cycle of information.


2015 Festival Information:

Guest Conductor: Mr. Patrick Mainieri


Festival Repertoire

The Star Spangled Banner

Nevermore by Brian Balmages

Voyage to the Edge of the World by Larry Neeck

The Red Covered Bridge by Robert Sheldon

Flight of the Thunderbird by Richard L. Saucedo 

 

ILMEA Junior Band Etude Cycle 3

 

Flute Rubank Supplementary 

Studies for Flute;

RM Endersen

Page 18, # 28

 

Oboe Same book as Saxophone Page 3, #52

 

Clarinet Rubank Supplementary 

Studies for Clarinet;

RM Endersen

Page 14, # 24 AND Page 

20, # 33, last 4 lines 

 

Bass Clarinet Same book as Clarinet Page 10, # 17

 

Bassoon First Book of Practical 

Studies for Bassoon; 

Mcdowells/ ed. Hovey

Page 10, #22

 

Saxophone Second Book of Practical 

Studies for Sax ; Hovey

Page 23, #90

 

French Horn Second Book of Practical 

Studies for Horn; Getchell

Page 10, #84

 

Trumpet Rubank Supplementary 

Studies for Trumpet; 

RM Endersen

Page 22, #29

 

Trombone, Euphonium 

BC/TC (Transpose for TC)

Same Book as Bassoon Page 7, # 13

 

Tuba First Book of Practical 

Studies for Tuba; 

Getchell/ed. Hovey

Page 11, #22

 

Percussion I: Snare Alfred’s Snare Drum Method, 

Book 2; Feldstein/ Black

Page 17, Solo # 5 

First 5 lines

 

Percussion II: Mallets Fundamental Studies for 

Mallets; Whaley

Page 13, Bouree

 

Percussion III: Timpani Musical Studies for the 

Intermediate Timpanist; 

Whaley

Page 4

First 4 lines

ILMEA Fees & Expenses - 2015-2016
 

Participating School Fees
 
Senior and Junior Levels............................ $35 Per School
 
Elementary Level........................................No Fee
 
 
Audition Fees

Senior Level..............................................$10 Per Student
 
Junior Level...............................................$8 Per Student
 
 
Student Selectee Fees for District Festivals
 
Senior Level...............................................$20 Per Student
 
Junior Level...............................................$20 Per Student
 
Elementary Level.......................................$10 Per Student
 
 
Student Selectee Fees for All State Level Festival (IMEC)
 
Band, Orchestra, Choir, Jazz and FMES.......................$30 Per Student
 
For example, student auditions for a junior ensemble $8 then is selected for district $20. 
District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9