District 1 Concert Band Festival
3 parts to the audition:
1. Prepared piece from the list
2.Chromatic scale & 2 major scales selected by the judge from the list. (NOT memorized)
3. Sight Reading
Sight reading will be no longer than 16 measures, simple meter, including any rhythm up to sixteenth notes. Sight reading key signatures may vary.
1. Fill out the online form (grey box to the right) and bring in your $6 audition fee before the deadline (see music calendar). (The school pays the $75 fee if you are accepted)
2. You must do a mock audition for Mr. Potvin two weeks before the audition date if you plan to audition.
A. Bring your music, a snack/water bottle, and your instrument (don't forget sticks/auxillary for percussion)
B. Dress appropriately. First impressions are very important. Shirt and tie with slacks or modest dress/skirt are appropriate. No jeans, t-shirts, or tennis shoes!
C. Warm-up appropriately 30 minutes prior to your audition time will give you time to check in and have time to warm up.
D. Greet your judges warmly, BREATHE, and play to the best of your ability :)
NOTE: When committing to the audition, you are also