Symphonic Band audition info

2nd semester band is divided into two sections:

  • SILVER BAND will be an audition-only group that continues to meet during 1st or 5th block.
  • GREEN BAND will be for non-auditioned players and will meet during a different block. (TBD)

Students interested in auditioning for placement in SILVER BAND will need to:

  1. Fill out this google form
  2. Email me (hendricks_robert@svvsd.org) an audition  consisting of the following:
    1. Eb major scale (1 or 2 octaves), legato articulation, up and down in 8th notes at quarter = 120.
    2. Chromatic scale (full range, players determination) slurred in 8th notes at quarter = 120.
    3. 32 measures of music (band music or other) that showcases your technical skill.
    4. 32 measures of music (band music or other) that showcases your beautiful tone and ability to play lyrically.
    5. put your scales and excerpts into one (1) file. Name that file firstname.lastname.instrument (ex. Louis.Armstrong.trumpet). Email it to me.

Auditions are due by Sunday, March 18th at 11:59pm. Email me if you have any questions – good luck!