The mission of the IMEA is to promote lifelong music learning and to provide leadership for music education

Junior Band

Ashley Houle - Co-Junior Band Chair
Central Intermediate School
d4jrband@ilmea.org
309-444-3943


Sarah Brown - Co-Junior Band Chair

Beverly Manor School

309-745-3921 

RNS 


Program will include:

***Shaker Variants by Elliot del Borgo (audition  selection)

    Bassoonists should use the Baritone B.C part

Afterburn – Standbridge

 

Project March – Harld Bennett/arr. Clark


AUDITION MATERIALS

WOODWINDS AND BRASS

1. Required piece *** Shaker Variants (1.9 MB)

2. Required etudes  2016 JH Etude Cycle 1 (1.3 MB)

    Contact Ashley Houle or Sarah Brown for music.

3. ILMEA Junior Scale Sheet JH Scale Sheet

 

PERCUSSION

1. ***Required piece - All winds will prepare 1st part. All percussion auditionees will prepare:

Snare Drum

Timpani

Mallet

 

2. Etudes - The Etude rotation will follow the same format as the high school.        

              2016   Set #1  percussion_1.pdf (16.2 KB) 

              2017   Set #2 percussion2_2_pages.pdf (24.6 KB) 

              2018   Set #3 percussion3.pdf (20.5 KB)

There is NO Sight-reading at the Junior Level

Students may NOT audition for both concert choir and concert band.

 

Rubrics:

 

Junior Percussion           

Snare – 15

Timp – 15

Mallet – 15

                                           

Junior Winds/Brass

Tone – 10

Intonation – 10

Rhythm - 10

Musicianship – 10

Scales – 10

 

Mass Ensemble Piece Rotation:

        2016- God Bless America by Joyce Eilers and Paul Jennings

        2017- Pledge of Allegiance by Alfred Reed

        2018- My America by Joyce Eilers and Paul Murtha

 

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