Honors Band - Honors Jazz Band

Honors Jazz Band

2019 Honors Jazz Band - April 4-5 - South Portland High School

Conductor -Dr. Nate Jorgensen - University of New Hampshire

All submission to be recorded via i movie (or similar video app) and posted to You Tube in a private setting. - Link to be sent to smithk@westbrookschools.org prior to midnight on February 14, 2019


Honors Concert Band

2019 Auditions - October 15 at Sanford HS

Honors Band Requirements (please be sure to read the requirements!)

Audition Procedures:

1. 2 Major Scales and the two octave chromatic scale as written on the supplied scale sheet here. (selected by judge) Does not need to be memorized. *All students will play scales, including percussionists concentrating on snare or timpani.

2. 2019 - Slavonic Dances (Percussionists choose snare, xylophone or timpani part.) - ALL PARTS CAN BE FOUND ABOVE

*Flute players auditioning for piccolo will also learn this piece on piccolo.

3. Percussion only - Perform Multiple Percussion Etude #6 (Tanner Book.)

4. Sight reading - Selected by the judge, the sight reading will be no longer than 16 measures, in simple meter, including rhythms up to 16th notes. Sight reading key signatures may vary. All students will sightread.