All auditions will be recorded on your device (or something similar) and must be submitted to Mr. Edwards via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than the 19th of October. Recordings must be in the form of a video that clearly shows you playing your instrument. All recording should begin with you stating:
1. Your Name.
2. Your grade.
3. Your class.
4. The number/ activity/ piece you are performing.
To find out more about the audition process and to see the marking rubric click - HERE
Concert Band Audition Requirements
All Concert Band bands:
Chromatic scale 2 octaves (10 Concert Band and Symphonic from memory, Gr.9 may use a fingering chart)
Chromatic scales must follow the say/ play format. Detailed instructions can be found - HERE
A reminder the the chromatic scale is pass/fail.
In addition choose one of the following:
(appropriate setting for your metronome is indicated beside each number)
Don't have a metronome? Click HERE or download a free App for your device.
# 27 (100) , #43 (65) (take 2nd ending) or #47 (90)
Grade 10 Concert Band:
#7 (80), #23 (70) or #31 (70)
Grade 9 Concert Band:
#3 (60), #11(100) or #15 (55)
Jazz Band Performance/ Audition Requirements
L.T.J.O. and B.I.G. Band:
Record yourself playing your part complete with counting rests (Africa/ On Broadway) along with the recording of our version of the tune. Video must clearly show you playing your instrument and you must be heard easily above the recording.
PLEASE NOTE: The following B.I.G. Band members must book a live audition with me before the 19th.
Juliana, Julia and Jeremy