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Skygazer Fanfare

posted Mar 7, 2020, 12:05 PM by Rogers-Herr Music

7th/8th Grade Band Playing Test/Audition #3 (Skygazer Fanfare)


Flutes—m. 13 to 19; m. 32 to 38                                                    Clarinets—m. 9 to 19; m. 28 to 31

Bass Clarinet—m. 9 to 19; m. 33 to 38                                            Alto Saxophones—m. 11 to 19; m. 25 to 29

Tenor Saxophone—m. 5 to 19; m. 21 to 29                                    Trumpets—m. 9 to 19; m. 34 to 38

Trombones/Baritone—m. 5 to 19; m. 33 to 38                                Snare Drums—m. 8 to 19; m. 34 to 38

Bass Drum--m. 8 to 19; m. 33 to 38/ Tambourine—m. 23 to 25                                    

Crash Cymbals—m. 9 to 19; m. 23 to 25; m. 35 to 47                     Timpani—m. 4 to 19; m. 41 to 50                                               

-You must score an 85 or above to pass the audition.

 -Tests must be completed by Friday, April 17!  (Please note:  this is the week we get back after intersession.) If you take it before Friday, March 20, I will give you a 100 for a practice card!

 -You may take it in the morning from 7:00am to 7:20am, in class, or after-school (as long as I am available). 

 -You will be recorded (visual and audio).

 -A re-test will only effect your test grade, not your chair.

 -If you do not take the test or miss the deadline, you will receive a zero and automatically become ineligible for the Kings Dominion trip on May 16th.

Sahara Adventure

posted Jan 29, 2020, 4:33 AM by Rogers-Herr Music   [ updated Jan 29, 2020, 4:35 AM ]

7th/8th Grade Band Playing Test/Audition #2 (Sahara Adventure) 

All winds—m. 17 to the end of m. 24

Tambourine/Bass Drum/Bells/Xylophone—m. 17 to the end of m. 24

Snare—m. 36 to the end of m. 43

Timpani—m. 30 to the end of m. 45


You must score an 85 or above to pass the audition.

Must be completed by Friday, February 21!

You are allowed to take it in the morning from 7:00am to 7:20am or in class.

You will be recorded (visual and audio).

A re-test will only effect your test grade, not your chair.

If you do not take it or miss the deadline, you will receive a zero and automatically become ineligible for the Kings Dominion trip on May 16th.

Chromatic Scale

posted Jan 18, 2020, 9:06 AM by Rogers-Herr Music

Students will begin taking the chromatic scale one octave playing test on Friday, Jan. 24.  (Percussion is expected to play 2 octaves.) 
Students will be offered extra credit depending on the articulation they choose and the range that is performed.
Chairs will be assigned after this test.  Re-tests are allowed, but will not change the chair order.

E-Flat Concert Scale and Arpeggio

posted Oct 20, 2019, 6:37 AM by Rogers-Herr Music   [ updated Oct 20, 2019, 6:42 AM ]

Students will be tested on their E-flat concert scale and arpeggio starting on Friday, October 25, with volunteers.  Students will be given a new chair order after all testing is completed.  Students will be allowed 1 re-test to improve their grade if needed; however, this will not change the chair order.

Students will complete a self-critique about how they played.  These comments will be counted as a quiz grade.

7th/8th Grade Band Playing Test/Audition #1 (Quasar)

posted Aug 5, 2019, 12:29 PM by Rogers-Herr Music   [ updated Aug 5, 2019, 12:35 PM ]

All instruments—m. 101 to the end

 

You must score an 85 or above to pass the audition.

 

Must be completed by Friday, August 30th!

You are allowed to take it in the morning from 7:00am to 7:15am.

You will be recorded (visual and audio).

A re-test will only effect your test grade, not your chair or audition.

If you do not take it or miss the deadline, you will receive a zero and automatically become ineligible for the Kings Dominion trip on May 16th.

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