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					SCKMEA Wind & Percussion
2009-10 Audition Excerpts
Participation Eligibility Requirements

There are requirements for a student to be eligible to audition for the SCKMEA Festival Band and Orchestra/Winds
Percussion membership:


    1.   The student's director must submit an online audition form and a printed form with payment to the KMEA
         Festival Manager for each student auditioning. This form must be submitted by the AUDITION FORM
         DEADLINE established by SCKMEA.
    2.   The student must be deemed an eligible freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in good standing in their
         high school.
    3.   Students may not audition for Band and Choir.




Music Requirements for the Live Audition:

    1.   Students auditioning will be required to perform a two octave, memorized major scale slurred up and
         tongued down. The scale will be determined the day of the live auditions by the State Band Chairs. The
         scale will be selected from one of the following concert pitch scales: Eb, Ab, Db, C, F, and G. Quarter note
         MM=120.
    2.   A full range, memorized chromatic scale slurred up and tongued down. Quarter note MM=120
    3.   Sections of the required etude/solos listed below.
    4.   Danny Boy excerpt (download from SCKMEA.org website)
    5.   Sight reading



Piccolo
The Modern Flutist by Andraud, Southern Music Co. (B430):p.38, "Polevetsian Dances" from Prince Igor by Borodin.
Begin at the presto, line 10; play to the end of the page.
Flute
"Polonaise and Badinerie" from Suite in B Minor by J.S. Bach in Concert and Contest Collection for C Flute; edited by
H. Voxman, published by Hal Leonard. (HL04471610); Play the "Polonaise" movement (p. 18) to measure 17 (no
repeat). Play the "Badinerie" movement (p. 19) to the first note of measure 32 . NOTICE: The edition of this music
has been changed because of accessibility and cost. While there are many arrangements of this composition in
circulation, judges at State-Wide auditions will use the articulations and dynamics indicated in this arrangement.
Oboe
48 Famous Studies for First Oboe or Saxophone, revised by Albert J. Andraud, Southern Music Company (B103):
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No. 20, Allegretto (p.10), play to first 16 note of measure 21. No. 13, Andante con gusto (p. 7) play from the
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beginning to the first 8 note in measure 16.
Bassoon
Premier Solo by E. Bourdeau, edited by Voxman, published by Rubank (04476934): Play from the beginning of the
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solo to the "Plus vite" on the 1st page. Skip to the last two notes of line 1 on the second page, and play to the first 8
note on line 6 of the second page.
B-Flat Soprano Clarinet
Revised 5/22/09 for incorrect measure numbers
Concerto for Clarinet in B-flat by Mozart, Op. 107, K. 622. Revised and arranged by Simeon Bellison (Carl Fischer,
W1668). 1st movement, Allegro moderato: p.2, play from beginning (Solo) to (1), skip to p.3 beginning at the 7th
measure of (3) and continuing to (4).
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Ten Solos for Concert and Contest, arr. by William Rhoads for Bass Clarinet (Southern Music, B447): Adagio and
Allegro (in F-minor). Begin the Adagio at measure (3), playing to the half note in measure 17. Skip to the Allegro and
play from the beginning through the whole note of measure (16).
E-flat and B-flat Contra Bass Clarinet
Lamento by L. Bassi, edited by H. Voxman, published by Rubank (Hal Leonard 04476889), listed as a Bass Clarinet
solo: start at the beginning, and play to (3)
Saxophones (Alto, Tenor, Baritone)
Sonata by Henri Eccles, arr. by Siguard Rascher, listed as an Alto Saxophone solo. (Theodore Presser 164-00047):
Play all of movement one (I)-Largo. Play f movement two (II)-Courante to the repeat sign in measure 18. Play the
entire measure with the high F# down one octave (Measure 16).
B-flat Cornet and Trumpet
Concert Etude, Opus 49, by Alexander Goedicke. Hal Leonard (HL00121835): Play from the beginning to measure
28. Play from measure 32 (#3) and end on the first note of measure 60 (#6). Play the final note as a quarter note.
French Horn
Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Opus 11, Richard Strauss, publishers: International (1715) or Carl Fischer
(Cu750): 1st movement, Allegro; play 1st line (measures 1-5) skip to 7th line, and play measure 76 to the end of the
first movement (Measure 131). As indicated, quarter note MM-112.
Trombone and Euphonium
Andante et allegro, J. Guy-Ropartz, arr. by A. Shipiro (Carl Fischer CU573): Andante- play from the beginning to the
end of the 5th line (end on the "g"). Allegro- play from the beginning (line 7) to the three measure rest on line 10 (end
on the "d"). Skip to the "Brillante" section, and play to the end of the solo (last 4 lines).
Baritone TC would audition on the trumpet version of Andante et allegro, J Guy-Ropartz, arr. By A Shipiro (Carl
Fischer CU572)
Tuba
Variations on the Theme of "Judas Maccabeus" by G.F. Handel, Ludwig Beethoven, arr. by William Bell (Carl Fischer,
W1644). Variation III: play from the beginning (measure 9) to the rest (measure 16). Variation IV: play all.

Percussionists must audition in two of the three areas. We strongly encourage percussionists to audition in
all three areas. There is only one audition fee assessed for each student.

Mallets
Masterpieces For Marimba, arr. by Thomas McMillan, Pro Art Publications (1202): Sonata by Archangelo Corelli pp.
16-17, play from the beginning to the first quarter note at Letter B.
Timpani
The Solo Timpanist by Vic Firth, published by Carl Fischer (04402): Etude X (10), p. 21, play entire etude, quarter
note MM=112.
Snare Drum
Portraits in Rhythm, Anthony J. Cirone, 50 Studies for Snare Drum (Belwin Mills, HAB00101): Exercise #13, p. 15,
play first 22 measures. Stop at the waltz tempo marking. Exercise #4, p. 6, play all.

				
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