High School Band Audition Excerpts
Selected Studies for Flute, H. Voxman, Rubank/Hal Leonard (#4470700).
Excerpt 1: Play page 38, Ab Major Etude, first THREE lines (mm. 1-12). Stop on the quarter note Ab on beat 3. NOTE: Students should play measures 11 and 12 up an octave to avoid the range problem with the low Db and C
Excerpt 2: Play page 40, F Minor Gigue, play the first 16 measures. Stop on the eighth note C on beat 2 of measure 16.
Suite in A-Minor, Telemann, published by International Music Co. (2260). No. 3 'Air a I'Italien' movement.
Excerpt 1: Play No. 3 'Air a I'Italien' movement (Largo), pickup to measure 6 until measure 13. Stop on the quarter note C.
Excerpt 2: 'Air a I'Italien' movement (Allegro): Begin at the Allegro and play until beat 1 (quarter note E) of measure 43.
Concerto in C for Oboe and Orchestra, attributed to Haydn, edited by Rothwell, published by Oxford University Press (#3642131) (#9780193851627).
Excerpt 1: First movement, page 1. Begin on the 5th line, 1st measure, beat 4, dotted eighth note C and end on quarter note C (end of line 6).
Excerpt 2: Second movement: page 6. Begin on measure 8 on the eighth note C on the and of beat 4 and play until the quarter note F on beat 1 of measure 16 (end of 4th line).
Concertpiece, Op. 35, Gabriel Pierné, edited by Schubert-Garfield, published by International Music Co. (1617).
Excerpt 1: Begin at letter O and play for 9 measures ending on the eighth note A on beat 2 (6/8 time).
Excerpt 2: Begin at letter F and play for 12 measures ending on the dotted half note F# on beat 2.
B-Flat Soprano Clarinet
Concerto No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74, Carl Maria von Weber, published by Carl Fischer (CU-752).
Excerpt 1: Romance movement. Begin on the quarter note Bb, beat 4 pickup to the Larghetto (measure 68) and play until the end of the movement.
Excerpt 2: Polacca movement. Begin on the dotted quarter note E of the tenth measure and play to the eighth note F on beat 3 just before the 10 measure rest.
B-Flat Bass Clarinet
E-Flat and B-Flat Contrabass Clarinet
Adagio and Allegro, Johann Ernest Galliard, arr. by Lyle Merriman, published by Southern Music Co. (SS-686). (Hal Leonard 3774337).
Excerpt 1: Movement I, Adagio from Sonata No. 3. Begin at A and play to the end of the movement.
Excerpt 2: Movement II, Allegro from Sonata No. 5. Play from the beginning to the measure before Rehearsal Marker C. Stop on the quarter note C on beat 3.
Saxophones (Alto, Tenor, Baritone)
27 Virtuoso Studies by Bassi, transcribed for Oboe and Sax by Gerardo Iasilli, published by Carl Fischer (O-61).
Excerpt 1: No. 1, page 4. Begin on the pickup (16th note D) to the last measure of the 5th line (4 measures after the a tempo) and stop on the first beat (16th note G) of the second measure of the 8th line (9 full bars from the end).
Excerpt 2: No. 14, page 30. Play from the beginning to the first beat of measure 8.
B-Flat Cornet and Trumpet
Prelude Et Ballade, by Balay, published by Belwin Mills (BWI-69).
Excerpt 1: Play from line 5, last measure (Expressi) to the quarter note D downbeat of the second measure of line 8 (fermata).
Excerpt 2: Play page 2 beginning at the "Décidé" to the end of line 4, quarter note E on beat 2.
Morceau De Concert, Saint-Saëns, published by Warner Bros. (TS-0002).
Excerpt 1: Begin at Rehearsal Marker 1 and play to the 11 measure rest.
Excerpt 2: Begin at Rehearsal Marker 12 and play to the end.
Trombone and Euphonium
Morceau Symphonique, Alexander Guilmant, ed. Falaguerra, published by Warner Bros. (TS-0046).
Excerpt 1: Begin at measure 3 and end on the Bb on beat 3 of measure 10.
Excerpt 2: Begin on the 3rd measure of the 4th line from the bottom of page 2 (half note Eb) and play to the end.
Air and Bourée, by Bach, arr. by William Bell, published by Carl Fischer. (W-1647)
Excerpt 1: Play from Rehearsal Marker 1 to the end of the Air.
Excerpt 2: Play from Rehearsal Marker 3 to the half note Bb 1 measure before Rehearsal Marker 4.
Solo Timpanist, Vic Firth, published by Carl Fischer (#04402), play page 4-5, Etude I.
Excerpt 1: Begin in measure 37 and play to beat 1 of measure 64.
Excerpt 2: Play from measure 1 to beat 1 of measure 17.
Masterpieces for Marimba, arr. by Thomas McMillan, Pro Art Publications (1202). Page 6: Sonatina by Telemann.
Excerpt 1: Play the first 4 lines.
Excerpt 2: Begin with the pickup to Rehearsal Marker B and play to the end.
Portraits in Rhythm, Anthony J. Cirone, 50 Studies for Snare Drum, Belwin Mills, (HAB-00101).
Excerpt: Play from the beginning to the Grand Pause (G.P.).