Thursday, February 23, 2012

St. Clair Honor Band Audition Requirements

Students in grades 7-9 who are interested in participating in the St. Clair Co honor band will audition for chair placement at SCCHS on March 13 beginning at 4:15. Registration is due in the Moody band room by March 8 with a $25 check made payable to the Moody Band Boosters. Audition requirements are as follows:

Woodwinds, Brass, and Mallets: Concerts F, Bb, Eb, & Ab scales and arpeggios. Bb chromatic. Sight-reading. Flute, oboe, clarinet,& mallets two octaves.

Snare:

>All rudiments are to be played open-closed-open (slow fast slow) on one part of the head - close to center (don't play edge to center to edge).
>Single stroke roll
>Orchestral Buzz Roll (pp to ff to pp close to center of head)
>Flam Accent (slow fast slow)
>Single Drag Tap (slow fast slow)
>Sight-Reading too!