Preservationists

Music Juries (January 23-27, 2017)

Scales (120 bpm quarter notes)

  • All 12 Major, Dorian and Mixolydian Scales: One Octave
  • Bb chromatic: Two octaves

Playing Assessment

Submit recording of you improvising over one of the songs listed below.  Perform the melody once then solo over two choruses, then play the melody again. (Due January 25th)  

Aint Misbehavin' (Advanced-Max 100%)

Shimmy Like Kate (Intermediate- Max 90%)

St. Louis Blues in A Major (Basic -Max 80%)

*all recordings can be submitted by email or for larger files send with dropbox.

 

Mambo Orchestra

Music Juries (January 2018)

Scales (120 bpm quarter notes)

  • All 12 Major and Mixolydian Scales One Octave
  • Bb chromatic: Two octaves

Playing Assessment*

Submit recording of you improvising over one of the songs listed below.  Perform the melody once then solo over two choruses, then play the melody again. Recordings due January 25th.

Have You Met Miss Jones (Advanced-Max 100%)

Mambo Inn (Intermediate- Max 90%)

Watermelon Man (Basic -Max 80%)

Sheet music here

Play-Along tracks here

*all recordings can be submitted by email or for larger files send with dropbox.

 

Concert Band

Music Juries (January 23-27, 2017)

Complete Circle of 5ths Diagram

Wind Instruments and Bass -

  • Perform all 12 major scales with quarter notes at 120 bpm: (metronome)
    • All instruments: Bb Chromatic Scale
  • Perform the music excerpt from Honor Band (music here)
  • High School audition material: 100% possible
  • 3rd/4th year students: Middle School audition material: max of 80% possible
  • 1st/2nd year students: Middle School audition material: max of 90% possible

  Percussion -

  • Perform Ab, Eb, Bb, F, C Major on the mallets with eighth notes at 100 bpm
  • Perform the snare or mallet excerpt from Honor Band (music here)
  • High School audition material: 100% possible
  • Middle School audition material: max of 80% possible

  * Any student that auditions for Honor Band will be given an extra 10% on their performance final. Please only sign up for an audition if you will be prepared to perform the audition piece and attend all rehearsals and performance if you are selected to participate. All info and dates can be found here. Students must sign up by January 28.

Orchestra

Music Juries (January 23-27, 2017)

Scales (120 bpm quarter notes)

  • All 12 Major Scales One Octave
  • D chromatic: One octave

Complete Circle of 5ths Diagram

Perform the music excerpt from Honor Band

Honor Band Music Here

  • High School audition material: 100% possible
  • Middle School audition material: max of 90% possible

  * Any student that auditions for Honor Band will be given an extra 10% on their performance final. Please only sign up for an audition if you will be prepared to perform the audition piece and attend all rehearsals and performance if you are selected to participate. All info and dates can be found here. Students must sign up by January 28.

 

String orchestra Chair Placements

Tempo = 140 bpm

Violin: Blue Ridge Run (1st Violin part) Bars 21-36

Viola: Blue Ridge Run (Bars 49-60)

Cello: Blue Ridge Run (Bars 49-63)

Bass: Blue Ridge Run (Bars 49-63)

 

Full orchestra chair placements

*All auditions on Tragic Overture (Brahms) except percussion.

Tempo =  105bpm

Violin: (1st violin part) Bars 16-33

Viola: Bars 17-33

Cello: Bars 10-29

Bass: Bars 10-29

Flute: Bars 43-59

Clarinet: Bars 44-58

Horn: Bars 10-25 (1st horn part)

Trumpet: Bars 10-28 (1st trp. part)

Trombone: Bars 17-33 (1st trb. part)

Tuba: Bar 84-end

Percussion: Mallets (Bars 8-15) Second Storm (95bpm)

Snare (Bars 30-49) on Rosamunde Overture (120bpm)