2019-2020 Advanced Ensemble Audition Material
All Auditions Due May 12th 2019
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Please read the "READ ME" file before you look at the audition pieces. Submit the Audition Form below with links when you have completed all items.
*Students will be notified of their placement before the end of the school year.
The Symphony Orchestra also known as the “Full Orchestra” is open to all 9th-12th advanced wind string and percussion students. The class focuses on performing advanced orchestral literature.
Mambo Orchestra**: Do you like Salsa and other Latin Dance music?! This is one of the most exciting bands on campus. Students will have the opportunity to learn and perform the traditional and dance music of Cuba, Puerto Rico and other Latin American countries. Next year’s trip: CUBA!
The Preservationists**: This is the premier jazz ensemble at Mission Bay. If music is your calling, this is the class for YOU! Students perform advanced traditional jazz in various settings including: jazz festivals, radio and TV performances, out of state performances and much more. Past trips include New Orleans and Japan!
All singers have the opportunity to audition for the Preservationists, Mambo Orchestra and Swing Choir.
*If auditioning for Preservationists or Swing Choir, complete the JAZZ VOCAL material. The top 2-3 singers will be placed in the Preservationists. All ensembles are for advanced vocal students with choir experience.
* Open to the following instruments: flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, French horn, baritone, tuba and all percussion.
** Open to the following instruments: saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass (jazz), drum set and percussion. Singers are also welcome to audition.
Students are able to audition for multiple ensembles.
Audition/Class Final Form - Due by may 12th
If you are auditioning for more than one ensemble please submit one form for each ensemble.