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Wind Ensemble

Anyone wishing to audition for wind ensemble for the fall will find all necessary audition information at the following links:

Solo

Scales

You must record your audition, preferably in an MP3 format.

PERCUSSION

Scales/Rudiments

Snare Drum: p. 8, Etude #7, ALL 

Audition Etudes for Snare Drum, Timpani, Keyboard Percussion, and Multiple Percussion  by Garwood Whaley 


Timpani: p. 15, Etude #7, ALL 

Audition Etudes for Snare Drum, Timpani, Keyboard Percussion, and Multiple Percussion  by Garwood Whaley 


Mallets: p. 22, Etude #7, ALL 

Audition Etudes for Snare Drum, Timpani, Keyboard Percussion, and Multiple Percussion  by Garwood Whaley 


Percussion Rudiments Required in 2019: #9, 17, 21, 32 

Standard rudiments (40, NOT THE NARD 26!!) of Percussive Arts Society (available online)

Jazz Band

All Instruments:

Prepare the solo "Father Song" from Jazz Conceptions by Jim Snidero; and all 12 Blues scales.

All Instruments Except Drum Set:

Prepare all 12 blues scales up and down in the following Concert Pitch order:


Bb,Eb,Ab,Db,Gb, B,E,A,D,G,C,F

2 Octave where possible. You may use any rhythm pattern.

NOTE: There is no scale sheet for this. Learn all 12 Blues scales and play 2 octaves where you can, 1 octave if you cannot reach the second octave. Example: Mr. Fields does not expect trumpet players to play the Concert Eb scale 2 octaves, but you are welcome to try. 

Drum Set:

Prepare 24 bars Swing, 24 bars Funk, and 24 bars Waltz. Each style may be recorded separately and should have a minimum of 16 bars of straight time and a minimum 4 bar fill at some point in the 24 bars.

2019 Audition Solo List for NCCSA All-State Band

The wind solo list is taken exclusively from the Concert and Contest Collection by Voxman, published by Rubank. Each instrument has its own book. These books are available for all listed instruments. 

****No Repeats on any solo**** 

Flute: p. 15, “Siciliana and Giga,” meas. 1–19 

Oboe: p. 7, “Romance,” pick-up to meas. 59 to the end 

Clarinet: p. 28, “Romance,” meas. 5–first note of line 4 

Bass and Alto Clarinet: p. 2, “Sarabande and Bourree,” first four lines 

Alto and Baritone Sax: p. 6–7, “Canzonetta and Giga,” p. 7, lines 2–7 

Tenor Sax: p. 19, “First Concertino,” meas. 9–22 

Trumpet/Cornet/TC and BC Baritone: p. 12, “E’le’gie,” line 2, meas. 7 

(andante con espresso) - line 5, meas. 6, beat 2 (BC Baritone has a separate book) 

French Horn: p. 5, “Scherzo,” first 5 lines 

Trombone/Bassoon: p. 3, “Apres un Reve,” meas. 2–23 Tuba: p. 16, “First Movement,” meas. 23–36


*Notes: 

  1. These are the same books used by the NC All-State Band. They should be available at all local music stores or online.

  2.  Rudiments are only for percussionists.

  3.  Percussionists should audition on both Snare and Mallets. Your audition will be based on both. Please turn in both solos listed above concerning Percussion. Also, please turn in scales on the mallets and the rudiment solo for the snare.