Auditions for 8th graders

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUDITION

For those 8th graders who would like to audition for Wind Ensemble, you will need to prepare the following:

  1. Chromatic scale
    1. play from your lowest note to your high and back to the lowest you are able to play
    2. minimum tempo marking Qtr note = 120
  2. Concert Ab scale
    1. up and down
    2. minimum tempo marking Qtr note = 120
    3. two octaves preferred
  3. Concert E harmonic minor scale
    1. up and down
    2. minimum tempo marking Qtr note = 120
    3. two octaves preferred
  4. Solo excerpt
    1. In addition to the scales, please prepare a minimum of 16 measures of a solo piece which will highlight your technical and melodic abilities

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