Elementary All County Band

Elementary All County Band

ELEMENTARY ALL-COUNTY BAND AUDITIONS

General Information for Teachers

Thursday, November 2, 2017 (snow date 11/30/17)

Pierre Van Cortlandt Middle School

Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

5-8 PM


ELEMENTARY AUDITION REGISTRATION E-MAIL DEADLINE:
Friday, October 20, 2017

PLEASE E-MAIL ALL COMPLETED MATERIALS TO:
Lisa Sable Dwyer, Band Festival Coordinator
Lisa.dwyer@chufsd.org

ELEMENTARY BAND AUDITION
REGISTRATION PROCEDURE – Grades 4, 5, & 6

 

 

Registration Materials

 

1. Download & complete the Elementary All-County Festival Band summary sheet. If you work in more than one building please list all students on one form.

2. List the names of all students auditioning on the summary sheet in score order.

3. Please e-mail the summary sheet to the festival coordinator. (Please save
file as Last name.First name).

4. Students must prepare a solo from the Elementary All-County Solo Audition List.
This is available online at www.wcsma.org. SCALE REQUIREMENTS: Prepare any one-octave chromatic scale, plus FIVE one-octave major scales. Percussionist must prepare and memorize the following rudiments: buzz roll, 5 stroke roll, 9 stroke roll, flams, flam taps and
paradiddles. There will also be a brief sight-reading selection at the audition.

 

Send no money now. Participation fees will be collected after you have been notified of
selected students.

 

Please note:
1. Current 2017-18 WCSMA membership dues must be paid.
2. Students must be members of their performing ensemble in school.
3. Please send only students that are serious about playing in the All-County Festival and are committed to all dates.
4. Attendance at all rehearsals in their entirety is mandatory with NO EXCEPTIONS.
5. A chaperone must accompany your students at all rehearsals.
6. Students must audition with an original copy of the required music.
7. Auditions will be held on a first come, first serve basis.

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