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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

Selections: TBA for all except Orange Sherbert will be performed by Jazz 2

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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