District Honor Band Cuts

Here are the cuts for the district honor band auditions. Packets are in the front of the band room if you have not yet picked one up. Auditions are November 8. We will post sign ups over the next two weeks.


Flute/Piccolo

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: G, Db, Eb, A

Minor Scales: c, e

Excerpt 1: Advanced Method pg. 50 #3: ALL

Excerpt 2: Selected Studies pg. 10: Beginning to Line 6 m.2 (stop at double bar)

Excerpt 3: Selected Studies pg. 27: Line 8 m. 3 to END


Oboe/English Horn

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: C, E, F, Ab

Minor Scales: a, d

Excerpt 1: Selected Studies pg. 21: Beginning to Line 3 m. 3 beat 3

Excerpt 2: Advanced Method Pg. 9 Line 27: ALL

Excerpt 3: Advanced Method pg. 35: ALL


Bb Soprano Clarinet

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: C, E, Ab, Db

Minor Scales: f, b

Excerpt 1: Thirty-two Etudes pg. 6 #5: Beginning until end of line 4

Excerpt 2: Thirty-two Etudes pg. 24 #24: Beginning until last measure of line 6, beat 1

Excerpt 3: Klose pg. 127 A Major: All


Bass Clarinet

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: G, E, Ab, Eb

Minor Scales: c, f

Excerpt 1: 21 Foundation Studies pg. 21 #13: measure 17 to END

Excerpt 2: Introducing pg. 11 #1: All

Excerpt 3: Introducing pg. 15 #4: All


Alto Saxophone

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: G, A, Db, F

Minor Scales: f#, d

Excerpt 1: Selected Studies pg. 5: Line 5, measure 3 to END

Excerpt 2: Selected Studies pg. 7: First three lines

Excerpt 3: Universal-Prescott pg. 214 Lines 7-10: All


Tenor Saxophone

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: C, A, Bb, Eb

Minor Scales: g, a

Excerpt 1: Selected Studies pg. 8: First 5 lines

Excerpt 2: Selected Studies pg. 15: Line 6, measure 2 to END

Excerpt 3: Universal-Prescott pg. 212 #6: All


Baritone Saxophone

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: G, D, Eb, F

Minor Scales: b, c

Excerpt 1: Selected Studies pg. 3: Beginning to line 5, measure 1

Excerpt 2: Selected Studies pg. 6: Line 6, measure 2 beat 3 to END

Excerpt 3: Universal-Prescott pg. 214 First three lines: ALL


Trumpet

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: G, E, Db, Bb

Minor Scales: c, e

Excerpt 1: Arban pg. 189 #139: ALL

Excerpt 2: Arban pg. 206 #57: ALL

Excerpt 3: Arban pg. 293 #9: ALL


Horn in F

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: G, D, Ef, F

Minor Scales: f, c

Excerpt 1: Pottag-Hovey pg. 39 #162: ALL

Excerpt 2: 60 Selected Studies pg. 8 #12: Beginning to 1st ending (end of line 4)

Excerpt 3: Preparatory Melodies pg. 3 #5: ALL (Including D.C.)


Trombone

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: D, C, Ab, Eb

Minor Scales: c, d

Excerpt 1: Arban pg. 40 #31: ALL

Excerpt 2: Arban pg. 201 #139: ALL

Excerpt 3: Melodious Etudes: Beginning to Line 5 m.2 beat 1


Treble Clef Baritone

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: D, Eb, C, Ab

Minor Scales: c, d

Excerpt 1: Arban pg. 47 #29: All

Excerpt 2: Arban pg. 190 #143: All

Excerpt 3: Arban pg. 309 #3: Line 2 m.1 to Line 5 m.2 beat 4 (stop after dotted half)


Bass Clef Baritone

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: C, Eb, Db, A

Minor Scales: f, c

Excerpt 1: Arban pg. 52 #29: All

Excerpt 2: Arban pg. 202 #143 All

Excerpt 3: Arban pg. 225 #1: Lines 8,9,10 w/repeats


Tuba

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: A, Eb, Bb, C

Minor Scales: e, d

Excerpt 1: Advanced Method pg. 33 #7: ALL

Excerpt 2: Advanced Method pg. 36 #12: ALL

Excerpt 3: Practical Studies pg. 26 #109: Beginning to Line 5 m. 3 (stop at fermata)


General Percussion Option

Chromatic Scale

Major Scales: A, E, Db, G

Minor Scales: d, e

Rudiment: Buzz roll

Snare - Portraits in Rhythm pg. 26 #24: Line 6 m.6 to END

Two Mallet - Masterpieces for Marimba pg. 30 Sonata: Pickups to letter A to letter C

Four Mallet - Sequential Studies pg 52 Andante for Marimba: ALL

Timpani: Etude #3 (from MBA website): m.9 - m.28

Accessory: Set #3 (from MBA website): Beginning to m. 35

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