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High School Honors Band Audition Music

PLACEMENT/SEATING AUDITIONS

All EKU High School Honors Band participants are required to play an audition after registration and check-in. The results of this audition will determine the ensemble and seating of each participant. 

Auditions for Wind and Brass players will consist of:

     1. Scales. Full range chromatic scale, and up to three major scales between 0 and 5 flats. Memorization is encouraged, but not required. 

     2. Prepared piece from audition list (see below).

Percussionists: please bring snare sticks, keyboard mallets, and timpani mallets (instruments will be provided). 


Auditions for Wind and Brass players will consist of two parts:

1. Scales: Each participant will be asked to play a full-range chromatic scale and up to three major scales, selected from the following: C, G, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, Db (concert pitches). Memorization is encouraged, but not required.

2. Prepared piece list (details forthcoming): 

  Flute
 

Clarinets

  Oboe
  Bassoon
 

Saxophones (all)

  Trumpet
  Horn
 

Trombones

 

Euphonium (bass clef)

Euphonium (treble clef)

 

Tuba

String Bass (placement by dir. rec. only)

Percussion (prepare all)

WHAT TO BRING TO AUDITIONS

Woodwinds and Brass: Your instrument and prepared piece.
Percussionists: Snare sticks, keyboard mallets, and timpani mallets. 
 

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