2017 District Honor Band Cuts

These are the cuts for district honor band auditions held November 7th.

Flute:

Etudes:

  1. p. 52 #9 Presto- start on line 3, m.4, beat 2 and play through the end

  2. p. 23 (Aegretto agitato)- beginning through end of line 2

  3. p. 38 Ab Major Andante Cantabile- line 4 m. 1 through line 7 m. 2

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – E, Ab, C, A

Minor – d, g

Oboe:

Etudes:

  1. p. 10 #28

  2. p. 23 #5, m. 1-14 (beat 3)

  3. p. 8 d minor, m. 1-21

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Ab, Bb, C, D

Minor – f#, g

Bassoon:

Etudes:

  1. Practical Method p. 30, Lines 3-4

  2. Practical Method p. 40 #2, m. 1-16

  3. Practical Method p. 66 #2, All

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Ab, Bb, C, D

Minor – f#, g

Bb Soprano Clarinet:

Etudes:

  1. p. 3 #2, Beg – Line 7, downbeat of m. 3

  2. p. 23 #23, First 7 lines

  3. p. 127, E Major – Line 5

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Ab, A, Eb, G

Minor – f#, e

Eb Alto Clarinet:

Etudes:

  1. 21 Foundation Studies p. 29 #19, m. 49 to end

  2. Introducing p. 24 #3, Line 3, m. 5, beat 2 - end

  3. Introducing p. 36 #5, all

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Bb, D, Eb, G

Minor – b, g

Bb Bass Clarinet:

Etudes:

  1. 21 Foundation Studies p. 32 #21, m. 57-end

  2. Introducing p. 17 #5, Beg. – Line 3, m. 1, beat2

  3. Introducing p. 37 #3, all

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Bb, D, Eb, G

Minor – b, g

Eb or Bb Contra Clarinet:

Etudes:

  1. 21 Foundation Studies p. 21 #13, m. 17-end

  2. Introducing p. 12 #5, m. 1-8

  3. Introducing p. 42 Pastorale, Line 8, m. 7 - end

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Bb, D, Eb, G

Minor – b, g

Alto Saxophone:

Etudes:

  1. Selected Studies p. 9, Line 6. m. 2 - End

  2. Selected Studies p. 29, Lin 3, m. 2 – end of line 5

  3. Universal-Prescott p. 214 Last 3 lines

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – D, Eb, E, F

Minor – f, c

Tenor Saxophone:

Etudes:

  1. Selected Studies p. 5: moderato assai, Beg. – repeat sign

  2. Selected Studies p. 7, line 9 m. 3 - end

  3. Universal-Prescott p. 214, lines 9-10

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – D, Eb, E, F

Minor – e, c#

Baritone Saxophone:

Etudes:

  1. Selected Studies p. 8, All of line 6 and first m. of line 7

  2. Selected Studies p. 15, Last 3 lines

  3. Universal-Prescott p. 214, Last 3 lines

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – G, Bb, E, F

Minor – b, g

Trumpet:

Etudes:

  1. Arban p. 46-47 #28, all

  2. Arban p. 190 #142, all

  3. Arban p. 205 #53, m. 17-end

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Ab ,D, Eb, G

Minor – a, c#

French Horn:

Etudes:

  1. Pottag-Hovey p. 11 #40 - start at the beginning of the 3rd line take the DS al Fine to beginning and play to Fine

  2. 60 Selected Studies p. 10 #14 - beginning to repeat sign

  3. Preparatory Melodies p. 17 #43 - all

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Ab ,D, Eb, G

Minor – a, c#

Trombone:

Etudes:

  1. Arban p. 52, #28 - ALL

  2. Arban p. 202, #142 - ALL

  3. Melodious Etudes p. 5, #4 - First Six (6) Lines

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Ab ,D, F, G

Minor – a, c

Treble Clef Baritone:

Etudes:

  1. Arban p. 189 #139, all

  2. Arban p. 293 #9, Line 3, m3 – Line 5, m1 downbeat

  3. Arban p. 328 #7, Line 9, m4 count 3 – Line 11, m. 2, count 3

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – F, Bb, E, G,

Minor – d, c#

Bass Clef Baritone:

Etudes:

  1. Arban p. 201 #139, all

  2. Arban p. 215 #9, Line 3, m3 – Line 5, m1 downbeat

  3. Arban p. 244 #7, Line 9, m4 count 3 – Line 11, m. 2, count 3

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Ab ,D, F, Eb

Minor – c, b

Tuba:

Etudes:

  1. Advanced Method p. 30, #1 - ALL

  2. Advanced Method p. 51, #12 - First Four (4) lines

  3. Practical Studies p. 8 #78 - Double Bar to the end

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – Ab ,D, F, G

Minor – a, c

Percussion – Option 1:

Etudes:

  1. Portraits in Rhythm p. 6 #4, lines 4, m.2 – Downbeat of line 10

  2. Audition Etudes p. 22 #8, Lines 2-5

  3. Audition Etudes p. 16 #10, Lines 2-4

  4. Accessory Etude, m. 1-36

Rudiments:

Buzz Roll, Flam Paradiddle, 7-Stroke Open Roll

Percussion – Option 2:

Etudes:

  1. Modern School for Xylo, etc. p. 77, #19, Line 7, last measure - End

  2. Audition Etudes p. 11 #13, Lines 2-4

  3. Audition Etudes p. 15 #8, Line 2, second measure – Line 4

  4. Accessory Etude, m. 1-36

Scales (in addition to chromatic):

Major – A ,C, Eb, G

Minor – c#, g

Percussion – Option 3:

Etudes:

  1. Solo Timpanist p. 15 #VII, m. 1-28

  2. Audition Etudes p. 7 #5, First 3 lines

  3. Audition Etudes p. 22 #8, Line 3, second measure – End

  4. Accessory Etude, m. 1-36

Roll Technique:

30 second single stroke roll

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