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Date: Friday, January 31, 2014 5 Saxes (2 altos, 2 tenors, and 1 bari)
Time: Meet at 4:00 PM (tryouts at 4:30) 5 Trumpets
Entry Fee: $7 per entry 5 Trombones
Address: Bonham Middle School Guitar
4600 Midway Dr. Piano
Temple, TX 76502 Bass
(254)215-6647 2 Drums (1 drum set, 1 aux. perc.)
Entry Deadline: January 10, 2014 by 4:00pm
We are using Set B this year. Copies of the audition material is available below in pdf format. There are also mp3 full band recordings of both etudes as well as the tracks without drums that the set players will need to audition with below. Please encourage your set players to practice with these recordings to prepare for their audition. See audition hints below for more information.
Etude #1 “Blues in Bb” suggested tempo: quarter note = 160 (Bb blues-swing)
Etude #2. “If I Should Lose You” suggested tempo: quarter note = 96 (ballad)
Drums will play these pieces with a jazz ensemble CD accompaniment.
Drums must also demonstrate 2 additional styles:
12-16 bars of Latin (Bossa Nova)
12-16 bars Rock/Funk
When: Saturday, March 29, 2014
8:30 - 11:30 AM
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Where: Bonham Middle School
Concert: 5:00 p.m. Temple College Performing Arts Center