Vocal Jazz Singers

Junior Band

Aaron Gosnell, Brian Woods - Junior Band Chair
New Berlin        Georgetowne Middle School
d4jrband@ilmea.org
 

RNS 


Guest Conductor:  Dan Harrison, Oswego Dist. 308

Festival Repertoire:

Vivo - Douglas Wagner [Alfred/Belwin]
https://www.jwpepper.com/Vivo%21/10601524.item#/submit

The Bonsai Tree - Julie Giroux [Musica Propria]
http://www.musicapropria.com/musicpages/bonsai_tree.html

Nordic Sketches, Movements 1 & 3 - Pierre La Plante [Daehn Publications]**
https://www.jwpepper.com/Nordic-Sketches/2313435.item#/submit

** Audition piece. Movement 3 only.
All winds will prepare the 1st part.
Percussion will prepare Snare, Timpani, and Mallet parts

 

In addition to the repertoire piece, be sure that you check the etude rotation. We're on Cycle 3 this year. Here's a link to the google form with all 3 cycles listed for winds:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zQLTxva-jwxTjzRu6luJn2bWzs_Iy4X7rT7uf-bjkHY/edit?usp=sharing

 

The percussion etude, as well as the scale sheet for winds, can be found on the District 4 Junior Band webpage:
https://www.ilmea.org/districts/district4/junior-band/

 

Contact Aaron Gosnell for assistance with 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

Mallets

 

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

             

              2018   Set #3 percussion3.pdf (20.5 KB)

              2019   Set #1  percussion_1.pdf (16.2 KB) 

              2020   Set #2 percussion2_2_pages.pdf (24.6 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:

       

        2018- My America by Joyce Eilers and Paul Murtha

        2019- God Bless America by Joyce Eilers and Paul Jennings

        2020- Pledge of Allegiance by Alfred Reed

District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9