Middle Level Band

Middle Level Band

2022-23

Clinician
Marc Webster

Audition Requirements
For 2022-23, we'll be using Cycle 1.

The NCKMEA ML Band will be using the Festival Scores audition management system. Teachers may create their Director accounts and put in their student profiles at any time.

Important Dates
Sep. 15 - Directors may start uploading recordings to Festival Scores.
Sep. 29 - Recorded auditions must be uploaded by 11:59:59 PM on this date. Late entries are not possible.
Oct. 2 - Judging begins
Oct. 9 - Judging completed
Oct. 12 - Roster posted no earlier than this date
Oct. 28 - Participation fees due with invoice, $15 per selected participant
Nov. 5 - Late Participation fees due (with invoice), $30 per selected participant
Nov. 5 - Clinic & Concert @ Junction City HS

Audition Event Tag
Directors will need to activate the following tag in their Festival Scores account:
TBA

Festival Scores information video
Directors should watch this short video to become familiar with the Festival Scores audition system.
Audition Excerpts

Winds & Mallets (record two mp3 files)
  • mp3 file 1 - Essential Elements Book 3 - TBA.
  • mp3 file 2 - Chromatic Scale: slurred up tongued down quarter note = 90 (Suggested Ranges)
Snare (record two mp3 files)
  • mp3 file 1 - Essential Elements Book 3 - TBA
  • mp3 file 2 - Essential Elements Book 3 - TBA
Timpani (record one mp3 file)
  • mp3 file 1 - Essential Elements Book 3 - #123: Record Tuning of three timpani then play exercise with no fermatas. Quarter Note = 120


 
Chairperson
Stuart Roegge
Concordia HS
1001 E. 7th St
Concordia, KS 66901
w: 785-243-2452
Important Dates - ML Band
Aug. 24, 2022 - Wed
Downbeat Session
Manhattan HS
5:00 PM - Meal
5:30 PM - Meeting
Sep. 29, 2022 - Thu
Audition Upload Deadline — Middle Level Band
Oct. 28, 2022 - Fri
Participation Fees Due — HS Jazz Band, ML Band, ML Choir
Nov. 5, 2022 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — HS Jazz Band, ML Band, ML Choir
Junction City HS

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