2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 


Drum Major/Color Guard Officer Audition Requirements

 

  • 2, 3, and 4 patterns (DM only)
  • 4 pattern with independent crescendo/diminuedo gesture in LH (DM only)
  • Salute on large podium with about face (DM only)
  • 60-90 second drill routine to music (CD or iPod/iPhone/smartphone)
  • Interview

Rocky Point Holiday score:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jkoxhnxfuzphqve/Rocky_Point_Holiday.pdf

 

Rocky Point Holiday audio:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yewyfqj1zhkph6g/RPH_FullEnsemble.m4a

 

 


Section Leader/Drum Major Scale Requirements

  • Scales are listed as written pitch, not concert pitch
  • Scales should be memorized
  • Scales are required of all section leader and drum major/field lieutenant candidates

 

Piccolo/Flute

G, Bb, Db (all 2 oct)

Bb Chromatic ( 2 oct)

  

Clarinet

Bb, D, Ab (all 2 oct)

E Chromatic  (3 oct)

  

Saxophone

D(2 oct), Bb (2 oct) , A(1 oct)

F Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Trumpet

C(1 oct), E(1 oct), Bb(2 oct)   

Bb Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Mellophone

D(1 oct), Ab(1 oct), G(2 oct)

G Chromatic  (2 oct)

 

Trombone/Baritone

Ab(1 oct), D(1 oct), F(2 oct)

F Chromatic  (2 oct)

  

Tuba

F, D, Ab (all 1 oct)

Bb Chromatic (1 oct)


 

The Fundamentals of Rehearsing Music Ensembles course on Coursera.org can be found here:


https://class.coursera.org/music-ensembles-001


All section leaders and DM/FLt selectees should plan to enroll in and complete the course. A Statement of Accomplishment certificate should be presented to Mr. Timmons upon completion by Friday, July 18, 2014

 

Prior to auditions, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that all DM/FLt candidates complete at least the three video lectures on Introduction to Conducting, the Basic Set-Up, and Basic Patterns. Please note that field conductors typically use the "focal point" style of conducting described in the video. Completion time for all three videos is about 32 minutes. 

 

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

The Fundamentals of Rehearsing Music Ensembles course on Coursera.org can be found here:


https://class.coursera.org/music-ensembles-001


All section leaders and DM/FLt selectees should plan to enroll in and complete the course. A Statement of Accomplishment certificate should be presented to Mr. Timmons upon completion by Friday, July 18, 2014

 

Prior to auditions, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that all DM/FLt candidates complete at least the three video lectures on Introduction to Conducting, the Basic Set-Up, and Basic Patterns. Please note that field conductor typically use the "focal point" style of conducting described in the video. Completion time for the three videos is about 32 minutes. 




2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

Section Leader/Drum Major Scale Requirements

  • Scales are listed as written pitch, not concert pitch
  • Scales should be memorized
  • Scales are required of all section leader and drum major/field lieutenant candidates

 

Piccolo/Flute

G, Bb, Db (all 2 oct)

Bb Chromatic ( 2 oct)

  

Clarinet

Bb, D, Ab (all 2 oct)

E Chromatic  (3 oct)

  

Saxophone

D(2 oct), Bb (2 oct) , A(1 oct)

F Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Trumpet

C(1 oct), E(1 oct), Bb(2 oct)   

Bb Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Mellophone

D(1 oct), Ab(1 oct), G(2 oct)

G Chromatic  (2 oct)

 

Trombone/Baritone

Ab(1 oct), D(1 oct), F(2 oct)

F Chromatic  (2 oct)

  

Tuba

F, D, Ab (all 1 oct)

Bb Chromatic (1 oct)

 

Rocky Point Holiday score:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jkoxhnxfuzphqve/Rocky_Point_Holiday.pdf

 

Rocky Point Holiday audio:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yewyfqj1zhkph6g/RPH_FullEnsemble.m4a

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

Section Leader/Drum Major Scale Requirements

  • Scales are listed as written pitch, not concert pitch
  • Scales should be memorized
  • Scales are required of all section leader and drum major/field lieutenant candidates

 

Piccolo/Flute

G, Bb, Db (all 2 oct)

Bb Chromatic ( 2 oct)

  

Clarinet

Bb, D, Ab (all 2 oct)

E Chromatic  (3 oct)

  

Saxophone

D(2 oct), Bb (2 oct) , A(1 oct)

F Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Trumpet

C(1 oct), E(1 oct), Bb(2 oct)   

Bb Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Mellophone

D(1 oct), Ab(1 oct), G(2 oct)

G Chromatic  (2 oct)

 

Trombone/Baritone

Ab(1 oct), D(1 oct), F(2 oct)

F Chromatic  (2 oct)

  

Tuba

F, D, Ab (all 1 oct)

Bb Chromatic (1 oct)

 

Rocky Point Holiday score:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jkoxhnxfuzphqve/Rocky_Point_Holiday.pdf

 

Rocky Point Holiday audio:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yewyfqj1zhkph6g/RPH_FullEnsemble.m4a

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

Section Leader/Drum Major Scale Requirements

  • Scales are listed as written pitch, not concert pitch
  • Scales should be memorized
  • Scales are required of all section leader and drum major/field lieutenant candidates

 

Piccolo/Flute

G, Bb, Db (all 2 oct)

Bb Chromatic ( 2 oct)

  

Clarinet

Bb, D, Ab (all 2 oct)

E Chromatic  (3 oct)

  

Saxophone

D(2 oct), Bb (2 oct) , A(1 oct)

F Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Trumpet

C(1 oct), E(1 oct), Bb(2 oct)   

Bb Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Mellophone

D(1 oct), Ab(1 oct), G(2 oct)

G Chromatic  (2 oct)

 

Trombone/Baritone

Ab(1 oct), D(1 oct), F(2 oct)

F Chromatic  (2 oct)

  

Tuba

F, D, Ab (all 1 oct)

Bb Chromatic (1 oct)