Aaron Gosnell, Brian Woods - Junior Band Chair
New Berlin Georgetowne Middle School
Guest Conductor: Dan Harrison, Oswego Dist. 308
Vivo - Douglas Wagner [Alfred/Belwin]
The Bonsai Tree - Julie Giroux [Musica Propria]
Nordic Sketches, Movements 1 & 3 - Pierre La Plante [Daehn Publications]**
** 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:
The percussion etude, as well as the scale sheet for winds, can be found on the District 4 Junior Band webpage:
Contact Aaron Gosnell for assistance with music.
3. ILMEA Junior Scale Sheet
1. ***Required piece - All winds will prepare 1st part. All percussion auditionees will prepare:
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)
There is NO Sight-reading at the Junior Level
Students may NOT audition for both concert choir and concert band.
Snare – 15
Timp – 15
Mallet – 15
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