Vocal Jazz Singers

Junior Band

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

RNS 


Guest Conductor: Doug Mattsey, Macomb Senior High School

Festival Repertoire:

*** Creed by William Himes (audition selection)

Londonderry Air arr. Jack Bullock

Rhythms and Riffs by Brian Balmages 


AUDITION MATERIALS

WOODWINDS AND BRASS

1. Required piece ***Creed

2. Required etudes

    Contact Ashley Houle 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

Mallets

 

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

              2017   Set #2 percussion2_2_pages.pdf (24.6 KB) 

              2018   Set #3 percussion3.pdf (20.5 KB)

              2019   Set #1  percussion_1.pdf (16.2 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:

        2017- Pledge of Allegiance by Alfred Reed

        2018- My America by Joyce Eilers and Paul Murtha

        2019- God Bless America by Joyce Eilers and Paul Jennings

 

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