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All State Band/Orchestra requirements for 2017

View the 2017 requirements for All State Band at wvallstateband.com

Jazz Band Audition Information


For non-percussionists interested in jazz ensemble, the audition requirements will include all scales, a prepared piece, sightreading, performing an F Blues improvisation with backing track YouTube Backing track , and tuning by ear (for wind players).

Jazz Band Percussion Audition: Demonstrate steady time keeping and rhythmic creativity in each of the following styles with fills: Jazz / Swing, Rock / Funk, Bossa Nova, and Samba. Play along with a medium swing track minus drums. Sight-reading exercise to demonstrate the student’s reading ability. The student will have thirty seconds to study the piece before playing it.

Band Camp Information

Check the band calendar page to see the latest meeting dates for marching band, drumline, dancers, and colorguard.

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