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Audition Excerpts


Concerto in C Major, Vivaldi, (RV443) published by International, #2782. Play Largo movement, measure 6 to end, no repeats.

Concerto in G, K313, Mozart, published by International (#1962). Play first movement, measure 31 (A) to measure 44; measure 60 to measure 69; measure 81 to 91. Second movement, measure 22 to measure 27.

Sonata No. 1, G.F. Handel, published by Carl Fischer (CU-1385). Play the opening Adagio, third beat of measure 10 to the end; and the first Allegro, beginning to measure 18; measure 37, starting at the piano to the end.

48 Famous Studies for Bassoon, Op. 31, W. Ferling, ed. J. Thornton, published by Southern Music (B-242). Page 5, No. 7 in g minor. Play from the beginning to the Largo to the 4th line, stopping after the first count (G eighth note, eighth rest). Also page 6, No. 8 in g minor. Allegro moderato con fuoco. Play from the last measure on the 3rd line to the end of the 1st measure on the 6th line.

B-Flat and E-Flat Soprano Clarinet
Weber Concertino, Op. 26, Carl Maria von Weber, published by Carl Fischer. Play measures 10-36, and measures 193-238. NOTE: Please use the following edition: CU724 (Cundy). In measure number 212, on the "and of 5", the sixteenth note should be "F" not "E".

Bass and Contra Clarinet
Allegro Spiritoso, J.B. Senaille/Thurston, published by Southern Music (SU114). The entire piece. NOTE: Please use the following edition: SU114 (in b-flat). This edition should be used for ALL BASS CLARINETS AND CONTRA-CLARlNETS. Eb Contra should read the Bb part. Play measure 2 to measure 10; measure 20 to the first ending (measure 39, do not repeat); measure 85 to the end of the piece.

Saxophones (Alto, Tenor, Baritone}
Selected Studies for Saxophone, H. Voxman, published by Rubank. Page 19, D Major. Play from the second measure of the 3rd line to the end of the 5th line. Page 7, F Major. Play from the beginning to the second measure of the 4th line; play from the third measure of the 9th line to the end.

B-flat Cornet and Trumpet
Petite Piece Concertante, G. Balay, published by Kjos, edited by Buchtel. Play from the beginning to measure 33; measure 44 to measure 58 and from measure 130 to the end.

French Horn
Concerto, opus 8, Franz Strauss/Sansone, published by Southern Music (SS-352). Play letter A to letter B. Play letter D to letter E. Play letter F to letter G. edit Jan. 2, 2012: Please note that in the 21st measure after F the last four notes should be sixteenth notes.

Trombone and Euphonium
Contest Piece (Morceau de Concours), opus 57, G. Alary, published by Carl Fischer (CU-754). Play measures 7-23. Play measures 52-63. Play measures 111 to measure 117. Play measure 131 the end.

For the TC Baritone use the Carl Fischer Repertoire Classics for Trumpet (WF114) ISBN 0-8250-8279-6 (note changes in the TC part: The dynamics and the articulations are exactly the same as the original bass clef version except for the crescendo in measure 9 and measure 18 should be G,G,A,B,C instead of G,G,A#,B,C.)
NOTE: The written CONCERT "Eb" in measure 11 on beat two should be a CONCERT "F" in both the Bass Clef and Treble Clef Versions. Also, please note 24 measures from the end on beat three the written CONCERT "Bb" should be a CONCERT "C" in both the Bass Clef and Treble Clef Versions. Please perform both of these changes in your audition.

Suite for Tuba, Don Haddad, published by Shawnee Press (LA 66). Begin page 2 at letter I to the end of the first movement. Page 2, second movement from the anacrusis to letter B to the end of the 1st ending before letter D on page 3.

Percussionists may audition in one or more areas, but a separate form and payment must be submitted for each audition area. You are encouraged to audition in all three areas.

26 Etudes, The Solo Timpanist, Vic Firth, published by Carl Fischer (04402). Play Etude II, measure 17 to the end; and Etude III, measure 17 to the end. Beginning of Etude III, MM. dotted-quarter = 69.

Snare Drum
Portraits in Rhythm, 50 Studies for Snare Drum, Anthony Cirone, published by Belwin Mills (HAB 101). Play Etude #11 on page 13 sixth line to the end. Play Etude #6 on page 8, first four lines; last four lines.

Masterpieces for Marimba, arr. Thomas McMillan, published by Belwin/Warner Bros. (PROBK 1202). Play page 10 and 11: "Sonata" by Handel. Play from beginning to the first repeat; play from letter C to the end.
Samantha Boxberger
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Junction City, KS 66441
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Important Dates - HS Band
Aug. 26, 2020 - Wed
Downbeat Session
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5:30 PM - Social Time
5:45 PM - Business Meeting
Oct. 12, 2020 - Mon
Audition Entries Due — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 30, 2020 - Fri
Audition Fees Due — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 30, 2020 - Fri
Audition Late Entry Deadline — HS Band, HS Orchestra
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Oct. 31, 2020 - Sat
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Nov. 27, 2020 - Fri
Participation Fees Due — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Dec. 5, 2020 - Sat
HS Mini-Convention — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra Clinic/Concert
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