• All-County Band Auditions and Requirements

     

    All-County Band auditions will be held on October 21 at Meadowlark Middle School.  The All-County Band Clinic will be on November 22-23 at RJ Reynolds High School.  The All-County Band Concert will be the evening of the 23rd at RJ Reynolds Auditorium. 

     

      All-County Band Requirements   

    Four Major Scales

    1.    Concert Bb Major

    2.    Concert F Major

    3.    Concert Eb Major

    4.    Concert Ab Major

    To print extra copies of the scales click here:  Click on your instrument under Middle School Scales.

    Chromatic Scale

    • The expected range is listed below the Major Scales on the above scale sheets.

    Snare Drum
    Four Rudiments

    • Paradiddles (slow-fast-slow)
    • Flams (slow-fast-slow)
    • Double Stroke Roll (slow-fast-slow)
    • Orchestral/Buzz Roll (soft-loud-soft)
    Timpani
    • Roll (soft-loud-soft)
    • Tuning 3rds, 4ths and 5ths
     
    Sightreading
    • Use your band book to sightread new music.  Use the CDs to listen to the lines AFTER you try it to see what mistakes you made.  You may also use the iPAS computer program to see how well you can test the sightreading lines.

    Solo

    • Ask Mr. Joiner for your solo.  The section of the music you should play will be marked on the solo.