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2019-2020
REGION I AUDITION

 

JHS ORCHESTRA

Junior High School Orchestra

Grade 7 - 9

Application Form Available on October 14, 2019

Application Deadline: December 6, 2019

Audition Date: January 4, Saturday, 2020

New solo requirements list a publisher; however if another publisher is used, a student will not be excluded from the audition, but will be judged on notes and rhythms of the required edition.


No Cadenzas will be required. 

Required solos for the Region I Junior HS Orchestra are the same as the four-year rotating All-State Intermediate Solo list.

Scales for the Region I Junior HS Orchestra are the same as those required for the All-State Intermediate Orchestra.

In order to audition for All-State Intermediate (String) Orchestra, a student 
must first be accepted into the Region I Junior HS Orchestra.

Any student in Grades 9-11 accepted into the Region 1 High School Orchestra may audition for the All-State High School Orchestra. Any student in Grades 7-9 accepted into the Region 1 Junior HS Orchestra may audition for the All-State Intermediate (String) Orchestra; however if a 9th Grader is accepted into both the HS and the Junior HS Region Orchestras, then the 9th Grader can only audition for one All-State group of his or her choice, High School or Intermediate Orchestra, not both.

 

HS ORCHESTRA

High School Orchestra

Grade 9 -12

Application Form Available on October 14, 2019

Application Deadline: December 6, 2019

Audition Date: January 4, Saturday, 2020

ALL AUDITIONS WILL CONSIST OF:
SCALES (30%), SOLO (50%) and SIGHT-READING (20%)

New solo requirements list a publisher; however if another publisher is used, a student will not be excluded from the audition, but will be judged on notes and rhythms of the required edition.


No Cadenzas will be required. 

Required solos for the Region I Junior HS Orchestra are the same as the four-year rotating All-State Intermediate Solo list.

Scales for the Region I Junior HS Orchestra are the same as those required for the All-State Intermediate Orchestra.

In order to audition for All-State Intermediate (String) Orchestra, a student 
must first be accepted into the Region I Junior HS Orchestra.

Any student in Grades 9-11 accepted into the Region 1 High School Orchestra may audition for the All-State High School Orchestra. Any student in Grades 7-9 accepted into the Region 1 Junior HS Orchestra may audition for the All-State Intermediate (String) Orchestra; however if a 9th Grader is accepted into both the HS and the Junior HS Region Orchestras, then the 9th Grader can only audition for one All-State group of his or her choice, High School or Intermediate Orchestra, not both.

 

JHS BAND

Junior High School Band

Grade 7 - 9

Application Form Available on November 18, 2019

Application Deadline: December 13, 2019

Audition Date: February 8, Saturday, 2020

ALL AUDITIONS WILL CONSIST OF:

SCALES (30%), SOLO (50%) and SIGHT-READING (20%)

* Solo requirement TBA

All eligible students from grades 7, 8 and 9 will be able to audition for Junior Region Bands. ALL students, regardless of what grade they are in, will audition on the same audition materials. Students will be placed in either Symphonic Winds, or Concert Band based on their overall scores.

 

HS BAND

High School Band

Grade 9 -12

Application Form Available on October 14, 2019

Application Deadline: December 6, 2019

Audition Date: January 4, Saturday, 2020

ALL AUDITIONS WILL CONSIST OF:
SCALES (30%), SOLO (50%) and SIGHT-READING (20%)