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    Auditions for HONORS Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Chamber Strings PDF Print E-mail
    Written by Steve Edwards   
    Thursday, 14 March 2013 16:08

    FHS HONORS Wind Ensemble      November 4  7:30-4pm

    Students MUST sign-Up with Mr. Edwards in the Band Office during the month of October. Students are encouraged to schedule the audition during their regular ensemble class period. Anyone needing an Academic Support Pass will need to acquire one from Mr. Edwards prior to the audition date. **Auditions may also be scheduled after school but are primarily reserved for Lawrence School 3pm-4pm

    The Assessment Rubric is available in the Band Room.

     

    Wind Ensemble - Winds/Percussion Audition List 2012-13: South East Jr. District pieces are required

    (Sr. District Pieces are also accepted)

    http://www.semmea.org/sr-audition-pieces.html (Click on this Link)

    http://www.semmea.org/jr-audition-pieces.html (Click on this Link)

     

    FHS HONORS Jazz Band

    Winds/Percussion Audition List 2013-14

     

    "Blue Bossa" by Kenny Dorham - Head Tune and written Solo

    Essential Elements Jazz Play Along: Hal Leonard

     

    Improvise solo in Concert Bb Blues with Swing Back-up accompianment

     

     

    Drum Set

    "Blue Bossa" by Kenny Dorham - Head Tune and written Solo

    Essential Elements Jazz Play Along: Hal Leonard

    Students will be asked to perform the following styles on the drum kit.

    Swing, Bossa Nova, Jazz Waltz (Brushes), Funk/Rock

     

    Bass

    "Blue Bossa" by Kenny Dorham - Head Tune and written Solo

    Essential Elements Jazz Play Along: Hal Leonard

    Improvise solo in Concert Bb Blues with Swing Back-up accompianment

     

    Piano

    "Blue Bossa" by Kenny Dorham - Head Tune and written Solo

    Essential Elements Jazz Play Along: Hal Leonard

    Improvise solo in Concert Bb Blues with Swing Back-up accompianment

     

    Guitar

    "Blue Bossa" by Kenny Dorham - Head Tune and written Solo

    Essential Elements Jazz Play Along: Hal Leonard

    Improvise solo in Concert Bb Blues with Swing Back-up accompaniment

     

     

     

    **The Honors String Ensemble does NOT require an audition mainly because these students study privately throughout the school year. You need only register with your guidance counselor.  

    Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 08:25