District 2 Jazz

February 14-16, 2019

General McLane High School

Jacob Malec, Host Director

Alan Zurcher, Band 1 Guest Conductor

Mark Dressler, Band 2 Guest Conductor

John Marszalek, Band 3 Guest Conductor

Chuck Lute, Band 4 Guest Conductor

Auditions

Youngsville High School

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Directors Meeting at 3:30 pm

Auditions Begin at 4:00 pm.

Audition Fee: $10.00

ALL FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED TO:

General McLane High School

c/o Jacob Malec

11761 Edinboro Road

Edinboro, PA 16412

FORMS MUST BE POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 1st.

District Jazz Forms

Forms MUST arrive to the festival host by November 1 as per our District 2 deadline. Should you successfully complete the online forms and there are no glitches, those will follow the students for the remainder of the festivals.

Please go to the Files and Forms page for student forms you will need to download, copy, and send to host. DO NOT use any forms from any other source or prior years!

  1. PMEA Festival Student Policy Information Notice - Acknowledgement of this notice will be made by students in the PMEA Student Information Form.
  2. PMEA Student Information Form - This will be an online form sent to participating directors directly from the Host. The Dietary Needs and Instrument Responsibility forms are included in this document.
  3. PMEA Student Medical Form
  4. PMEA Medication Administration Form (only if applicable)
  5. Fest/Festival School Acknowledgement Form (formerly the Principal/Director Signature Form)
  6. PMEA Housing Waiver and Release Form (only if applicable)
  7. PMEA D2 Jazz Invoice

District Jazz Auditions

  • Student paperwork and forms not received 2 weeks prior to auditions will not be permitted to audition.
  • Audition Fee: $10.00
  • Students auditioning on multiple instruments count as only one audition fee.
  • Audition fees must be paid prior to auditions.
  • Audition fees may be paid at the door.
  • Audition fee invoice located below.

Audition Selections:

The following audition selections are taken from the "Jazz Conception" series by James Snidero.

  • 2014-2015: Joe's Thing
  • 2015-2016: A-Doll
  • 2016-2017: Rose
  • 2017-2018: Father's Song
  • 2018-2019: Blue Minor
  • 2019-2020: Proxy


Bass Scales for auditions are located below.