Beginning the 2016-2017 school year, the following courses will take effect as the new Instrumental Program at the Heritage Academy Mesa Campus:
- Concert Band
- Jazz Band
- Concert Orchestra
- Chamber Orchestra
- Encore (modern music ensemble)
- Music Theory (1 semester course)
- Songwriting/Performing (1 semester course)
Click on the link below for the Audition Materials:
The audition requirements for each ensemble are as follows. Students must:
- Play a prepared piece provided by the music dept. Click the "Audition Materials" link below to find your piece to prepare.
- Sight read music provided during the audition
- Play major scales or percussion rudiments as asked by the teacher.
- Jazz only- Improvise solo on a 12 bar blues in Bb (concert pitch), including percussion. In addition to above.
- Songwriting/performing- must play a piece composed by themselves in lieu of #1 above
- Music Theory- students only need to pass a pre-test to determine if eligible to take the course.
- April 6-7, 2016 from 3:30-4:30 in Band Rm. This is for all new incoming students!!
- April 19- 20, 2016 during class for current students!!