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Carowinds Audition #3/Playing Test (Terminal Velocity)

posted Jan 15, 2019, 4:31 AM by Rogers-Herr Music   [ updated Jan 20, 2019, 11:07 AM ]

Flutes/Oboe/Clarinets—m. 2 to m. 8/m.14 to m.25

Bass Clarinet—m. 2 to m. 24

Alto Saxes—m. 2 to m. 8/ m. 14 to m. 28

Tenor Saxes—m. 2 to m. 8/ m. 14 to m. 22

Trumpets—m. 2 to m. 8/ m. 14 to m. 32

Trombones—m. 2 to m. 8/ m. 11 to m. 22


Baritone—m 2 to m. 22


Bells—m. 12 to m. 15/ m. 28 to m. 32/m. 40 to m. 44

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

1.  Must be completed by Friday, February 15!

2.  You are allowed to take it in the morning from 7:00am to 7:15am, in class, or after-school if Ms. Cammon is available.

3.  You will be recorded (visual and audio).

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

If you do not take it or miss the deadline, you will automatically become

ineligible for the Carowinds trip on May 4th.

Playing Quiz--This Christmas

posted Nov 6, 2018, 2:40 PM by Rogers-Herr Music

Students will be taking a playing quiz on This Christmas.  Students need to have this finished by Friday, November 16th.  Students will be graded in the following categories:  Rhythmic accuracy, Pitch accuracy, and Articulation/Sticking.

Flutes/Oboe/Clarinets--m. 3 to m. 8
Bass Clarinet/Alto Saxophones/Tenor Saxophones/Trumpets/Trombones/Baritone--m. 1 to m. 5
Timpani--Everything past m. 5
Shaker/Sleigh Bells--Your part for 4 measures
Drum Set--m. 1 to m. 5

Carowinds Audition #2/Playing Test (Afterburn)

posted Oct 16, 2018, 7:40 AM by Rogers-Herr Music


Flutes/Oboe—m. 96 to m. 110

Clarinets—m. 52 to m. 68

Bass Clarinet—m. 110 to end

Alto/Tenor Saxes—m. 32 to m. 51

Trumpets—m. 59 to m. 76

Trombones—m. 34 to m. 51

Snares—m. 43 to m. 60

Bass Drum—m. 70 to m. 88

Sus. Cym./Sleigh Bells/Hi-Hat—m. 52 to m. 74

Crash Cymbals/Tambourine—m. 60 to m. 88 


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

1.  Must be completed by Tuesday, November 20!

2.  You are allowed to take it in the morning from 7:00am to 7:15am, in class, or after-school if Ms. Cammon is available.

3.  You will be recorded (visual and audio).

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

If you do not take it or miss the deadline, you will automatically become

ineligible for the Carowinds trip on May 4th.

Chromatic Scale, one octave (Concert B-flat to B-flat)

posted Sep 2, 2018, 4:03 AM by Rogers-Herr Music

Students will be tested on one octave of the chromatic scale.  All tests need to be completed by Friday, September 14.

Carowinds Audition #1/Playing Test (Afterburn)

posted Aug 19, 2018, 6:00 AM by Rogers-Herr Music   [ updated Aug 19, 2018, 6:04 AM ]

All Parts—Measures 1 to 20

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

Must be completed by Friday, Sept. 7!

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

in class, or after-school if Ms. Cammon is available.

You will be recorded (visual and audio).

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

If you do not take it or miss the deadline, you will automatically become ineligible for the Carowinds trip on May 4th.

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