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F Concert Scale and Arpeggio

posted Oct 24, 2017, 9:38 AM by Rogers-Herr Music

Students will begin on Friday, Oct. 27 with volunteers.  Testing will continue during the week of October 30.  Students are expected to play one octave with the arpeggio.  Extra credit will be given for a two octave scale and two octave arpeggio. All tests must be completed by Monday, November 6.  Students are allowed one re-test for a higher grade if needed.  

8th Grade Band Playing Test/Audition #1 (Rite of Ascension)

posted Aug 20, 2017, 6:22 AM by Rogers-Herr Music

Clarinets/Alto Saxophones—meas. 23 to beat 1 of meas. 38

Bass Clarinets/Baritones—pick up to meas. 37 to beat 1 of meas. 53

Tenor Saxophones—meas. 37 to beat 1 of meas. 53

Trumpets—meas. 21 to beat 1 of meas. 36

Snare—meas. 25 to meas. 45

Bass Drum—meas. 53 to the end

Crash Cymbals/Triangle/Suspended Cymbal—All

Timpani—meas. 27 to meas. 45

You must score an 85 or above to move to the next round of auditions.


Must be completed by Friday, Sept. 8!

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 automatically become ineligible for the Kings Dominion trip on May 19th.

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