All - State Band
Audition Requirements 2018-2019

*Note scale changes!
 

***Please note there are separate requirements for flute and piccolo. Also - please note the scale requirement changes.

***NOTE: ALL SCALES MUST BE PERFORMED FROM MEMORY
***Sight-reading will be included in all auditions.


FLUTE:
Etudes:
Selected Studies for Flute
p. 24 – A Major; Kohler
p. 36 – Romanze; Anderson. Take the 2nd ending after m. 7 and play to the end of

m. 24

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PICCOLO:

Etudes: Melodious & Progressive Studies for Flute, Revised by Robert Cavally - Book 1
p. 27 - Kohler - Allegretto
p. 31 - Kohler, Andantino. Play the first four (4) lines ending at the fermata before the piu mosso. 


Scales:
Flute: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats - two octaves; C Major and C chromatic scales - three octaves
Piccolo: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats two octaves;
C Major Scale 1 octave;
Chromatic scale low D to High Bb

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

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Bb CLARINET:
Etudes: 40 Studies by Rose' (Not 32 Rose' Etudes)
#24 - Adagio - quarter note = 54
#30 - Allegro moderato - quarter note = 84

Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats E, F & G 3 octaves
C, Bb, Eb, Ab, D & A - 2 octaves, (E, F, G  - 3 octaves)
Chromatic scale, low E to high G (3 octaves + 4 notes)

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBEfQ_F2Mvs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBEfQ_F2Mvs


OBOE:
Etudes: Gekeler Book 2 for Oboe (Belwin Mills) 
p. 8 #11, all
p. 11 #16, no repeats



Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats (2 octaves for C, D )
Chromatic scale 2 octaves beginning on lowest C

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

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BASSOON:
Etudes: Bassoon Method for Advanced Players by Julius Weissenborn, Op. 8, Vol. 2
#4, all
#13, all

Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats, 2 octaves Bb,C,D,Eb,F and G
Chromatic scale beginning lowest D

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!



BASS/CONTRABASS CLARINET:
Etudes: Selected Studies for Clarinet (Rubank, ed. Voxman)
p. 18, D Major, First six (6) lines
p. 20, B minor, quarter note = 100, all

Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats (E,F,G 2 octaves) 2 octave chromatic beginning on low G

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

ALL SAXOPHONES:
Etudes: 48 Famous Studies for Oboe and Saxophone (Ferling)
#15
#16


Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats, two octaves (except G, A and Ab)
Chromatic – low Bb to high F

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!



Horn:
Etudes:
335 Melodious Etudes (Blue Book, Book 1)

p. 27 - Allegro animato (#19), Kling
p. 48 - Adagio con espressivo (top etude), Kopprasch


Scales: Major Scales - through 4 sharps and 4 flats (Their key - G, Ab, A, Bb, C - 2 octaves. All others 1 octave.)

Chromatic Scale – G below staff to G above staff.

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

Baritone (Treble Clef):
Etudes: 
 Rubank Voxman (Trumpet)
p. 14 (e minor) Bohme
p. 27

Scales: Major Scales - through 4 sharps and 4 flats (Concert F, G, Ab. A. Bb - 2 octaves. All others 1 octave.)
Chromatic Scale – low C to G above the staff

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.
.
Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

Baritone (Bass Clef):
Etudes:
 Rubank Voxman
p. 12 (D minor) Bohme
p. 27 


Scales: Major Scales* - through 4 sharps and 4 flats (Concert F, G, Ab, A, Bb - 2 octaves. All others 1 octave.)
Chromatic Scale – 2nd line Bb to F above staff

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

TRUMPET:
Etudes: Twenty-Seven Melodious & Rhythmical Exercises (Small)


p. 24 #16 - Allegro - dotted quarter = 70-80

p. 8 #5 - D Major - quarter = 90-100+


Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats (Concert F, G, Ab, A, Bb - 2 octaves. All others 1 octave.)
Chromatic Scale: Low C to high C back down to low F# and back up to low C

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

TROMBONE:
Etudes: Melodious Etudes for Trombone, Book 1(Bordogni/Rochut)
p. 31, #24 Allegro - quarter = 100, not 120

40 Progressive Studies for Trombone by H.W. Tyrell, ed. Boosey & Hawkes
p. 28, #28 Tempo di Bolero - quarter = 108

Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats
(Concert F, G, Ab, A, Bb - 2 octaves. All others 1 octave.), chromatic scale starting on either F or Bb two octaves

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!

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TUBA:
Etudes: 43 Bel Canto Studies (Bordogni)
p. 29, #26, Allegro - quarter = 104

40 Advanced Studies for Bb Bass (Tyrell)
p.14, #14, Moderato - quarter = 90

Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats
(Concert F, G, Ab, A, Bb - 2 octaves. All others 1 octave.) Chromatic scale starting on either F or B flat two octaves

*Slur up, tongue down. Quarter note = 120. Quarter note on the tonic, eighth notes in between.

Solo: To be selected by student and teacher - Bring copy for judge!


PERCUSSION:
Mallets - Modern School for Xylophone, Marimba and Vibraphone, Morris Goldenberg

Etude 35 - (p. 90 in adjudicator's edition) @tempo

Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats, 3 octaves, ascending/descending
Chromatic scale, 3 octaves, ascending/descending beginning on C

Snare Drum: Advanced Snare Drum Studies by Mitchell Peters

#5 (p. 10 & 11) @tempo


Timpani: Mitchell Peters Fundamental Method for Timpani
Etude #48 - p. 180 - tempo as marked- Use your sensitivity when deciding what/when to muffle!


Students will be asked to demonstrate proper tuning techniques. A pitch pipe or tuning fork is REQUIRED. Students will not be allowed to use the mallet instruments to tune timpani.

Participants are required to provide their own sticks, mallets and beaters.

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