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

Senior Band

Dennis Jones - Senior Band Representative

Rochester High School

d4srband@ilmea.org

217-498-9761

 

RNS

Guest Conductor: David Wetmore, Retired Macomb High School

Festival Repertoire:

Flourish For Wind Band- Ralph Vaughan Williams

On A Hymnsong of Lowell Mason- David Holsinger

British Eighth- Zo Elliot

First Suite in E-flat- Gustav Holst (updated edition)



Audition Requirements:

*Etudes Set 1

Trumpet/Euphonium- Etude #8 all

                             - Theme section only of No. 1 Fantaisie and Variations on a Cavatina from Beatrice di Tenda


*Scale sheet - tongued, 3 minute time limit Senior Scale Sheet

*Sight reading

 

Rubrics:

Senior Percussion

Snare – 15

Timp – 15

Mallet – 15

Aux – 15

Sight Reading – 15

 

Senior Winds/Brass

Tone – 10

Intonation – 10

Technique – 10

Rhythm – 10

Musicianship – 10

Sight Reading – 10 

Scales – 10

http://www.ilmea.org/divisions/band/wind-and-percussion-procedures/

 

** IMPORTANT AUDITION INFORMATION**

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

2. As determined by the Board of Directors, etudes and scale sheets DO NOT have to be CLEAN COPIES

3. Auxiliary Instruments

a. Director must indicate in RNS the auxiliary option for their students. They will only have one (1) audition.

b. Students will audition on the primary instrument, to include scales, etudes and sight reading. They will additionally audition on the etudes ONLY for the auxiliary instrument.

c. Auxiliary instruments to be considered are:

flute/piccolo

oboe/English horn

Bb soprano clarinet/Eb soprano clarinet

 

 

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