2019-2020  Band Auditions

Registration is Now Closed.

If you are experiencing an "Oops Moment"

because you did not register on time:

 

1. Remain calm

2. If you are trying to register for Concert Winds,

email kelly_dimidik@ipsd.org

3. If you are trying to register for WE/WS,

email emily_binder@ipsd.org

4. When writing your email, use extreme courtesy 

because you missed the deadline

Wind Ensemble/Wind Symphony Audition Form

(Please complete registration form above. This audition form must be filled out and brought to audition)

Concert Winds

(Freshman Honor Band, You Must Register Above)

Audition Date:          February 4

Audition Times:      3:45-6:00 PM (Times are assigned after audition registration is closed)

Audition Location:    Birkett Freshman Center

Audition Materials:    To Be Played With a Metronome During The Audition:

Winds:                                                                                                              Percussionists:

-Memorized Scales and Arpeggios                                                                -Memorized Scales and Arpeggios

        (Quarter note = 120):                                                                                      (Quarter note = 120):

         Concert Ab Major in Thirds                                                                            Concert Ab Major in Thirds

         Concert Db Major in Thirds                                                                            Concert Db Major in Thirds

          Two octave Concert F Chromatic                                                                 -Snare Solo #3 Lines #2-6

        (Two octave Concert C Chromatic                                                         -Etude - "Scherzo" Beginning to E at Q = 120

         For Oboe and French Horn)

 -Etude - "Scherzo" at Quarter Note = 120            

-Sight Reading           

 

Factors considered for placement into Concert Winds:  Audition, 8th Grade Technique Class Preparation and Performance, Daily Preparation and Participation in 8th Grade Band (including preparedness, attitude, responsibility and reliability) and Teacher Recommendation.

Wind Ensemble/Wind Symphony

(Auditions Open to All Students, You Must Register Above)

Audition Date:          Tuesday, January 29

Audition Times:      2:45-6:00 PM (Times are assigned after audition registration is closed)

Audition Materials:   

 

Factors considered for placement into WE or WS: Audition (live performance), Technique Class Performance during 2017-2018 school year, Daily Preparation and Participation in current band class (including preparedness, attitude, responsibility and reliability) and Teacher Recommendation.

Symphonic Band/Symphonic Winds Placement

(Current NV Band Students, Do Not Need To Register Above)

Performance Date:        Week of January 28-February 1 (In Technique Class)

Performance Times:        During Technique Class

Performance Music:        Q3 Performance Project

Factors considered for placement into Symphonic Bands:  Quarter 1 Benchmark, Semester 1 Benchmark Performance Project, Q3 Performance Project, Technique Class Performance during 2019-2020 school year, Daily Preparation and Participation in current band class (including preparedness, attitude, responsibility and reliability) and Teacher Recommendation.