NEW AUDITIONING STUDENTS
22-23 Jr's & Sr's - Audition Deadline - APRIL 24 - Open to All current Sophomore's and Junior's (Next years Jr's & Sr's) - Audition Material Now Available.
Sign up for an audition time HERE - Please follow the instructions on the form. PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE DATES.
23-24 Sophomores - Audition Deadlines May 8. Sophomores will be auditioned based on an AS NEEDED BASIS. Incoming (23-24) sophomore's should plan on taking Symphonic Band.
IF/WHEN needed slots become available Mr. Bailey will notify your Jr High Teacher and post audition announcements on the CHS Band Social Media pages, and website (Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Clearfieldbands, Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/clearfield.bands/ , www.clearfieldbands.net ) These auditions WILL BE VIDEO AUDITIONS. If you need to make different arrangements with Mr. Bailey because the inability to complete a video audition please contact Mr Bailey at email@example.com. **** Incoming Sophomore's plan as if you will have an opportunity to audition, and start working on the material NOW. If you wait to begin preparing for the audition when you receive word, it will be to late to prepare thoroughly.
RETURNING WIND ENSEMBLE MEMBERS - Current Sophomore's or Junior's (2022-23) who are already in Wind Ensemble do not need to re-audition, UNLESS you are playing a NEW instrument that you did not play this year, OR your instrument is listed here. For returning wind ensemble members please fill out this form.
If you are auditioning in person YOU DO NOT need to submit the videos, ONLY VIDEO AUDITIONS need to submit videos
Audition Requirements # 1 (Major Scales) - you must record the following 8 major scales (These are YOUR scales NOT concert scales) A flat, E flat, B flat, F, C, G, D, A and their one octave arpeggio. These scales & arpeggios must be at least 1 octave. (MUST BE A VIDEO recording) - click this video for an example https://youtu.be/FwWLvjf3ebY
Audition Requirements # 2 (Minor Scales) - In addition the Major Scales you must record these 4 minor scales (Harmonic Minor) at least 1 octave, with a one octave arpeggio. c min, g min,d min, a min.
Audition Requirement # 3 (Chromatic Scale) - This recording must be done with a metronome, quarter note = 120, played in half notes. Start on your Lowest note and go to your highest note. Breathe when you need to. This will help me hear your tone from your lowest note through the middle range and your high range. - click this video for an example https://youtu.be/YX08zENwu9Q
Audition Requirement # 4 (Audition Etude). The Audition etude (piece) is located here. - Click this video for an example https://youtu.be/Z67YdMUQBaQ
VIDEO AUDITION - CLICK HERE FOR YOUR SUBMISSIONS.