All - State Band
Audition Requirements 2019-2020


 



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


FLUTE & PICCOLO:
Etudes:
Selected Studies for Flute
p. 28 – Eb Major Gigue; First three lines and first two measures of line four, stopping on the Bb dotted quarter tied to the quarter note at the end of the phrase
p. 8 – E minor;  Beginning through fifth line, third measure, ending on E quarter note

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)
#2 
#13 

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. 9 #13, d minor (no repeats, take DC)
p. 6 #8, g minor



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 Method Bassoon Vol. 1 (Voxman & Gower, Rubank pub.)
p. 36, #21 in g minor (no repeats)

p. 30, #15 in G Major (top staff)

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 Method for Clarinet Vol. 1 ( Gower & Voxman, Rubank pub.)
p. 48, #25 in b minor (top staff - no repeats)
p. 25, #7 in a minor (top staff, no repeats)

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)
#7 quarter note = 52
#22 quarter note = 92 or faster up to 116


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 Melodious Etudes (Blue Book, Book 1)

p. 36 - Allegro Vivace (bottom page etude)
p. 49 - Romanza - by H. King (top page etude)


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. 29 Allegretto by Bohme
p. 32 Ab Major by Duhem

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. 2 Bb Major by Gallay
p. 21 Allegretto Grazioso by Gatti 


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)


p. 30 & 31  #20 - Allegro Moderato - eighth note = 144

p. 17 #11 - Larghetto Cantabile, Eighth note = 92  (just the first 6 lines - the “Larghetto Cantabile” section to the fermata.)  


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: Melodious Etudes for Trombone, Book 1(Bordogni/Rochut)
#21 - begin at m. 41, first measure on p. 27 to end. quarter note = 92

Selected Studies for Trombone (Voxman)
p. 13, Valse lentement, Beginning to end of m. 4, line 6. quarter note = 112

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. 21, #18 - Begin m. 1 to end of line 7. Eighth note = 72

40 Advanced Studies for Bb Bass (Tyrell)
#13, Complete etude. 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 - Masterpieces for Marimba (Arr. Thomas McMillan)
Handel F Major Sonata for violin (p. 10-11)


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

#9 (p. 18 & 19) 


Timpani: Mitchell Peters Fundamental Method for Timpani
Etude #55 - p. 191 - Muffle drums on all indicated 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.