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Junior Jazz Info

JUNIOR JAZZ BAND

Eric Loring, Germantown Hills Middle School

d3jrjazz@ilmea.org

 

2016 Audition Materials:


1. Orange Sherbert ­ Sammy Nestico

Alto Sax and Tenor Sax should audition on first part.

Bari Sax auditions on the Bari Sax part.

Trumpets and Trombones can audition on first or second part. However, if they wish to be considered for first part in the top band, they have to audition on the first part. Students who play an actual bass trombone can audition on the Trombone IV part.

Rhythm Section players audition on their part.


2. Improvisation:

The majority of the audition will consist of the prepared piece. Improvisation is encouraged and a large component of jazz in general but is not the focus of the audition.

All students (except drum set players) will improvise with track 8­ F Blues from Jamey Aebersold Vol 1.

Drum Set players will prepare the grooves on this document:

http://ilmea.org/site_media/filer_public/2015/05/22/junior_jazz_drum_set_audition_ilmea.pdf

Copy and paste the above address.


ILMEA Jr Jazz Festival

Saturday, November 5th 

Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonais IL

Directors: Sam Hankins and Drew Fredrickson

ILLINOIS MUSIC EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

District #3 Jazz Festival Olivet Nazarene University, Host

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

 

8:00 AM Students arrive. ONU students will greet and guide buses as we arrive.

8:30 AM Rehearsals Begin:Larsen Fine Arts Center

Sr. Vocal Jazz Ensemble - Choir Room

Sr. Jazz Band 1 - Larsen Hall Stage

Sr. Jazz Band 2 - Larsen Hall Band Room

Sr. Jazz Band III – Wisner Hall Auditorium

Centennial Chapel

Jr. High Jazz Band II – Backstage Rehearsal Room

Jr. High Jazz Band I – Chapel Stage

 

9:15 AM Directors Meeting in Ludwig Student Center, Divisions immediately following

10:00 AMTour of facilities with all directors in preparation for the Concert Festival

12:00 NoonBreak for lunch – students may eat in the Ludwig Student Center Dining Hall

12:50 PM Rehearsals resume

Senior High Jazz Band 1 resumes rehearsal in Larsen Hall room 136.

All other ensembles resume in their starting locations.

2:00 District #3 Jr. High Jazz Concert Centennial Chapel

                       Junior High Jazz Band II

                       Junior High Jazz Band I


3:30 District #3 Sr. High Jazz Concert in Centennial Chapel

                       Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Band III

                       Jazz Band II

                       Jazz Band I

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 makes it to District $20.
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Palos Heights, IL 60463
Phone: 708-479-4000
Fax: 708-361-5638

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