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2014-15 Audition Requirements

Auditions will take place on April 3, 2014 after school (TENTATIVE DATE.)

Winds:
1. 
Play up to 7 blues scales and arpeggios (on separate scale sheet below). 2 minute time limit, 5 points per scale. Max of 35 points.
2. 
Play the below blues etude @ quarter= 120. Play along is on the page below. Max of 50 points.
        a.      
Rhythmic accuracy: 10 points
        b.     
Note accuracy: 10 points
        c.       Articulation accuracy: 10 points
        d.      Style: 20 points
3. 
Sight reading. Max of 15 points.
        a.      
Rhythmic accuracy: 5 points
        b.     
Note accuracy: 5 points
        c.      
Style accuracy: 5 points      
4. Optional, but highly recommended:
Improvise 2 choruses of the Concert F Blues. A practice track is provided below.


Rhythm Section:
1. Play the blues etude @ quarter= 144. Max of 50 points.
        a. Rhythmic accuracy: 10 points
        b. Note accuracy: 10 points
        c. Articulation accuracy: 10 points
        d. Style: 20 points
2. Play the Latin etude @ marked tempo
        a. Style: 20 points
        b. Chord/Rhythmic accuracy: 15 points
3. Sight reading. Max of 15 points.
        a. Rhythmic accuracy: 5 points
        b. Note accuracy: 5 points
        c. Style accuracy: 5 points
4. Optional, but highly recommended: Improvise 2 choruses of the Concert F Blues. A practice track is provided below. 
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Jayson Gerth,
Mar 12, 2014, 8:19 AM
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Jayson Gerth,
Mar 12, 2014, 8:19 AM
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Mar 12, 2014, 9:16 AM
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