All - State Band
Audition Requirements 2017-2018

 

***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. 17 – B minor by Anderson - beginning to downbeat of line 8, stopping on b natural
p. 30 – Etude by Prill

PICCOLO:

Etudes: Selected Studies for Flute
p. 6 G Major by Kohler - first five lines, take second ending
p. 12 D minor by Anderson - first four lines to the double bar


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!




Bb CLARINET:
Etudes: 32 Etudes by Rose'
#15 - Adagio pietoso - quarter note = 52
#26 - quarter note = 90-100

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!


OBOE:
Etudes: Gekeler Book 2 for Oboe (Belwin Mills) 
p. 6 #8 (g minor)
p. 18 #24 (Eb Major) end at F in m. 20



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!



BASSOON:
Etudes: Bassoon Method for Advanced Players by Julius Weissenborn, Op. 8, Vol. 2
#5
#16

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: Rubank Advanced method for Clarinet
p. 70, #3 "Aria" from Der Freischutz
p. 36 #15 Allegretto (lower voice)

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)
#11  Larghetto - eighth note = 72
#12 Allegro furioso - quarter note = 100-120 (not as fast as marked)


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:
Preparatory Melodies to Solo Work for French Horn (Belwin)
p. 24 - #59
p. 24 - #60


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: 
 Walter Beeler Method Book for the Cornet book 2 –
p. 13 – Theme from “Peer Gynt”
p. 28 – “The British Grenadiers”
p. 48, #9 – Allegro – quarter note = 126

 

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

Baritone (Bass Clef):
Etudes:
 Walter Beeler Method Book for the Trombone book 2
p. 13 – “Theme from Peer Gynt”
p. 28 – “The British Grenadiers”
p. 48, #9 – Allegro – quarter note = 126

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)
#19 Tempo ad libitum - quarter note = 104 - beginning to m. 88, stop after A quarter note on beat one (measure before repeat)
#11  - Larghetto cantabile - eighth note = 72 - beginning to m. 32 - stop at fermata


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)
#15 - Moderato - quarter = 104

40 Progressive Studies for Trombone by H.W. Tyrell, ed. Boosey & Hawkes
p. 7, #7 - Andante Maestoso - quarter note = 76

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!



TUBA:
Etudes: 43 Bel Canto Studies (Bordogni)
p. 9, #6  - dotted quarter note = 54 (or eighth note = 162)

40 Advanced Studies for Bb Bass (Tyrell)
p.13, #13 – Moderato - quarter note = 88

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 1 - p. 62 - quarter note = 130

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

Etude 9 - p. 18,19 - tempo as marked



Timpani: Mitchell Peters Fundamental Method for Timpani
Etude No. 31 - p. 156 - tempo as marked- Mute drums for eighth rests or longer, including two consecutive sixteenth rests. 



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.