Q1 Chair Audition Information

Chair auditions for concert band will be held from Thursday, September 14 – Wednesday, September 20.  The auditions will determine your seat for band during the current quarter.

Each student will be required to perform selections from the music listed below in addition to the scales listed below. Each student will be evaluated on a scale of 1-10 in each musical element, where 1 is the lowest score and 10 is the highest score. The musical elements to be evaluated are: Technique, Tone, Interpretation, Rhythm, Intonation, Dynamics, and Articulation. Scales will be evaluated on: Notes, Rhythm, and Fingerings (Each scale will be out of a total of 15 points). All auditions will be recorded for the accuracy and educational purposes.

Each student will receive a time to come to room 144 for his or her audition. If you are unable to make the scheduled time please speak with Mr. Zettlemoyer and a new time will be assigned.   If you miss the second scheduled time you will have to come after school for your audition.



All instruments will audition on the 3 march pieces: Our Director, 3 Patriotic Parades, and Valley Forge.  The percussion section will also need to play the cadence.

Our Director Recording


3 Patriotic Parades Recording


Valley Forge Recording


Parade Cadence

2016 Cadence-1


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