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Junior Band Auditions

Junior Band - open to students in grades 6, 7, and 8


District 8 Band Division Representative - Annette Hackbarth, Dakota Jr/Sr High School - 815.499.2812 x165

Junior Band Chairperson - Lis Schurman, Belvidere Central Middle School - 815.544.0190

 

2016 Junior Band Audition Materials (two parts)

  1. District 8 -  Junior Scale Sheet (602.6 KB)
  2. Audition Etude - CYCLE 1 - District 8 Junior Band Etudes Cycle -  
    Instrument Etude Book Etude Set I
    2016-2019-2022
    Etude Set II
    2017-2020-2023
    Etude Set III
    2018-2021-2024
    Flute Second Book of Practical Studies for Flute
    by Ralph Guenther
    (CCP Belwin - EL02807)
    Page 22 - #25
    Fast in e minor
    Page 23 - #26
    Moderato in D Major
    Page 24 - #27
    Andante in c minor
    Oboe First Book of Practical Studies for Oboe
    by Kenneth Gekeler
    (CCP Belwin - EL00328)
    Page 27 - #2
    Andante con moto
    Page 29 - #5
    Allegro
    Both required
    Page 13 - #4
    Adagio
    Page 13 - #5
    Allegro moderato
    Both required
    Page 23 - #2
    Andante
    Page 25 - #4
    Allegro
    Both required
    Bassoon Second Book of Practical Studies for Bassoon
    by D. McDowells, ed. Nilo W. Hovey
    (CCP Belwin - EL01654)
    Page 3 - #52
    con spirito
    Page 25 - #97
    Allegro non troppo
    Page 11 - #70
    Maestoso
    Soprano Clarinet Second Book of Practical Studies for Clarinet
    by Nilo W. Hovey
    (CCP Belwin - EL00141)
    Page 40 - #74
    Moderato
    Page 43 - #80
    Moderato
    Page 37 - #68
    Moderato
    Bass/Contra Clarinet Second Book of Practical Studies for Tuba
    by Robert W. Getchell, ed. Nilo W. Hovey
    (CCP Belwin - EL00775)
    (Change to treble clef and adjust key signature;
    for example, Tuba: Ab, Bass Cl: F)
    Page 26 - #109
    (m. 1-24)
    Maestoso
    (E Major)
    Page 28 - #111
    (m. 1-32)
    Bravura
    (E Major)
    Page 8 - #78
    (m. 1-24)
    Bravura
    (C Major)
    Alto Saxophone Second Book of Practical Studies for Saxophone
    by Nilo W. Hovey
    (CCP Belwin - EL01933)
    Page 23 - #91
    Agitato
    Page 26 - #96
    Leggiero
    Page 27 - #99
    Con anima
    Tenor/Baritone Saxophone Second Book of Practical Studies for Saxophone
    by Nilo W. Hovey
    (CCP Belwin - EL01933)
    Page 7 - #60
    Allegretto
    Page 18 - #80
    Giocoso
    Page 24 - #93
    Dolce
    Cornet/Trumpet Second Book of Practical Studies for Cornet and Trumpet
    by Robert Getchell, ed. Nilo W. Hovey
    (CCP Belwin - EL00305)
    Page 40 - #79
    Giocoso
    Page 41 - #81
    (m. 1-25)
    Grandioso
    Page 39 - #77
    Grandioso
    French Horn Second Book of Practical Studies for French Horn
    by Robert W. Getchell
    (CCP Belwin - EL00305)
    Page 6 - #78
    Grandioso
    Page 10 - #84
    Scherzando
    Page 13 - #89
    Largo expressivo
    Trombone/Euphonium
    (Euph. T.C. should be
    transposed from the
    Euph. BC music)
    Second Book of Practical Studies for Trombone
    by Gerald Bordner, ed. Nilo W. Hovey
    (CCP Belwin - EL02165)
    Page 7 - #68
    Maestoso
    Page 12 - #76
    Moderato
    Page 9 - #72
    Grandioso
    Tuba Second Book of Practical Studies for Tuba
    by Robert W. Getchell, ed. Nilo W. Hovey
    (CCP Belwin - EL00775)
    Page 26 - #109
    (m. 1-24)
    Maestoso
    Page 28 - #111
    (m. 1-32)
    Bravura
    Page 8 - #78
    (m. 1-24)
    Bravura
    Percussion Percussionists are required to audition all three of the etudes below. 
    The three individual etude scores will be combined to determine the final score.
    Snare Drum The Rudimental Cookbook
    by Edward Freytag
    (Row-loff Productions - #1001)
    Page 32
    Solo No. 6
    Single Strokin'
    (B to End)
    Page 33
    Solo No. 7
    Para Flams
    (B to End)
    Page 36
    Solo No. 9
    Diddles-R-Us
    (m. 1-28)
    Timpani Modern method for Tympani NEW EDITION
    by Saul Goodman
    (Belwin Mills - #11424)
    Page 30 
    Exercise 13
    *image below
    Page 29
    Exercise 12
    *image below
    Page 30
    Exercise 14
    *image below
    Mallets Modern School for Xylophone, Marimba, and Vibraphone
    by Morris Goldenberg
    (Theodore Presser - #0016063-31609)
    Page 34
    Melodies I
    Allegro
    Page 38
    Melodies I
    Allegretto
    Page 28
    III (m. 1-20)

    Allegro


Timpani Set I

 

Timpani Set II

 

Timpani Set III

* Please note that the use of electronic devices (tuners, metronomes, cell phones, audio/video recording devices, etc.) is prohibited during the IMEA festival audition.  Violators will be disqualified.

 

Jr Band Audition Rubric - 60 points

Etude Tone - 10 points

Etude Intonation - 10 points

Etude Technique - 10 points

Etude Rhythm - 10 points

Etude Musicianship - 10 points

Scale Skills - 10 points

 

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