All - State Band
Audition Requirements 2021-2022 


 


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


FLUTE & PICCOLO:
Etudes:
Selected Studies for Flute by H. Voxman

p. 7 - Allegretto mosso by Kohler - quarter note = 90. Beginning through line 4
p. 10 - F Major - Lento e cantabile by Kohler - quarter note = 62. Beginning through line 4

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 Rose' Etudes (available on IMSLP)

#1
#26


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: Selected Studies for Oboe by H. Voxman

p. 6 - all
p. 48 - all



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: Advanced Studies by Julius Weissenborn, Op. 8, Vol. 2

#21 - all
#30 - 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: Advanced Studies for Alto or Bass Clarinet by Julius Weissenborn (adapted by William E. Rhoads)

#4 - all
#32 - 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)

#9
#12


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 Selected Melodious, Progressive, and Technical Studies for French Horn (Blue Book, Book 1, compiled and revised by Pottage and Andraud)

p.102 - #84 - Andante con moto - by H. Kling
p. 37 - #29 - Allegro molto - by 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: 
Selected Studies for Cornet or Trumpet by H. Voxman
p. 2 - C Major - Adagio Cantabile - Galley
p. 19 - G minor - Allegretto Affettuoso - Gatti

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:
 Selected Studies for Baritone by H. Voxman
p. 26 - G Major - Andante con moto - Blazhevich
p. 5 - G minor - Moderato - Blazevich


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)

#8 - m. 1 - 40 - stop before tempo primo (suggested beginning tempo, quarter note = 74-80 bpm) 

Prepared Excerpt: Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet (J. B. Arban)

Fantasie Brilliante - Begining to m. 49 (stop before the Theme)
 http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/4/46/IMSLP180032-SIBLEY1802.7272.c9b6-39087017795040pp283-347.pdf (P. 309)


Scales: Major scales through 4 sharps and 4 flats (Concert F, G, Ab, 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: Voxman, Selected Studies for Trombone

p. 13 - D minor - Valse lentement (Boehme) quarter note = 65-85
p. 34 - D Major - Giocoso (Blazhevich) quarter note = 85-105


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: Blazhevich - 70 Studies for BBb Tuba, Vol. 1

#28 - quarter note = 60 - 80
#29 - half note = 60 - 80 (quarter note = 120-160)


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 - Goldenberg Modern School for Xylophone, Marimba & Vibraphone
 
Etude VII (p. 66)

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 6 - p. 12-13
Perform a closed, orchestra (i.e. buzz) roll spanning the entire dynamic range (pianissimo to fortissimo to pianissimo) Exercise should be roughly 30 seconds in length. 



Timpani: Mitchell Peters Fundamental Method for Timpani by Mitchell Peters
Etude #56 - P. 192 
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. No tuning gauges may be used. 

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