Auditions

Senior Concert Band, Junior Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble & Flute Ensemble - AUDITIONS FOR 2017 have now closed.

Students may audition for more than one ensemble and on more than one instrument (except for Primary Concert Band - must be instrument played in school band class - but they may also be a member of the Primary Concert Choir).

Sample rubrics below

Percussion audition rubric here

All other instruments rubric here

Senior Jazz Band - 2017 - will be formed in 2017 from students within the Senior Concert Band - on either their band instrument or another stage band instrument - saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drums, keyboard, bass guitar, rhythm guitar.

Queries - contact Rod Harding on rod.harding@ed.act.edu.au

Primary Concert Band Auditions

Auditions for 2017 bands have now closed.

Here are audition requirements

Student Information for Primary Concert Band Auditions for 2016 Bands Here are 2017 PCB requirements for Yr 5s at auditions in week 9, term 4.

  • You will be asked to play 2 scales on page 37 of your copy of “Accent on Achievement” - see table below.
  • You will be asked to play 2 of the pieces from page 42/43 – see the table below.
  • You will also be asked to play some sight-reading – music that you have never seen before.
  • Percussionists, you will audition on both snare drum and bells.
  • Please talk to your IMP teacher if you have any questions.
  • Alto sax, tenor sax, bass clarinet & French horn students who change over at end of year will audition in week 2, 2017.

Instrument

Scales

Scales

Pieces

Pieces

Flute

Concert Bb

Concert F

4

8

Oboe

Concert Bb

Concert F

4

7

Clarinets

Concert F

2 octaves if possible

Concert Eb

2 octaves if possible

5

8

Bass Clarinets

Concert F

Concert Eb

5

7

Saxophones (Alto & Tenor)

Concert Bb

Concert F

5

8

French Horns

Concert F

Concert Eb

4

5

All other Brass

Trumpets, Trombones

Euphoniums, Tubas

Concert Bb

Concert Eb

5

6

Percussion – both!

Snare Drum

Bells

N/A

Concert Bb

N/A

Concert F

2

4

5

N/Av

For queries please contact the IMP office on 62058265 or email rod.harding@ed.act.edu.au