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Auditions Open: December 18th, 2023

Auditions Close: March 1st, 2024

Audition Instructions:

1. Students have the option of EITHER:

a) Using solo material that they have been preparing for their own respective District/Regional/All-State/College auditions

b) OR using the Audition Music below if they do not have material prepared for such auditions

                     *Audition Music PDF may be viewed by clicking the button below with the instrument you play.

 

It is recommended that the auditionee listen to the excerpts through performance recordings for ideas about musical interpretation, in addition to technical practice. Additionally, working with a private teacher or band director is highly encouraged. 

2. Film your audition video and uploaded it as an UNLISTED YouTube video with the title being:

              LastName, FirstName. Sousa2024Audition(Instrument)

                      ex. Sousa, John. Sousa2024Audition(Tuba)

 

If filming multiple pieces, each piece filmed must be in one take, then combined into one video.

**Please make sure that your face and hands playing the instrument are visible in your video. If you submit just an audio file with a blank video, we may not be able to accept your audition. 

3. Fill out the audition registration at the bottom of this page and pay the $20 audition fee. 

              **Note: All auditions must be uploaded to YouTube with a link posted on the registration form.

NOTE TO PERCUSSIONISTS: Please prepare at material on at least TWO of the following:

  • Snare Drum

  • Mallets

  • Timpani

If you are interested in CONTRA-ALTO CLARINET, please use the baritone saxophone audition music

Consider auditioning for the

National Young Artists Solo Competition

 for a chance to perform a concerto with the National Honor Band!

For more information regarding the competition click HERE!

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When
Auditions are open until March 1, 2024
Where
See Auditions Page for Materials

Audition Music

NOTE: Audition material OPTIONAL below is for 2024 ensemble

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