Woodwind/Brass/Percussion

  • Woodwind: Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet (Bb/A, Eb, Bass), Saxophone (Sop. Alto, Tenor, Bar.)
  • Brass: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba
  • Percussion: Timpani, Non-Pitched Percussions, Keyboard Percussions; needs to demonstrate skills in timpani, snare drum, & marimba as a basic requirement
Playing Level 5 – 6 Audition Requirements
ScalePlay scale, arpeggio, and chromatic scale in one octave, one & half or two octaves (ascending & descending) in the key in which your solo piece is written.
Etude Play one etude. If the etude is too short (below 24 measures), add one more etude.
SoloPlay one solo piece. If the piece is too short (below 24 measures), add one more solo piece.
AlternativeIf the above requirements do not work for you,
1. Play a chromatic scale in one octave, one & half or two octaves (ascending & descending).
2. Select and play 3-9 pieces to demonstrate your instrumental skills from band methods like Essential Elements for Band or Standard of Excellence.
Total length: 3-7 minutes
Percussion
only
Select and play the first piece for timpani,  the second piece for snare drum, & the third piece for marimba
Notes on chromatic scale:
1)You may start on a lower or higher playable note than the examples above, depending on your instrument’s range. 2)You can play maximum-octave scale of your instrument. 3)Woodwind or keyboard percussion may run through without breaks between octaves.

Playing Level 7 – 10 Audition Requirements
Scale &
Solo
1. Play scale, arpeggio, and chromatic in maximum playable range in the key in which your solo piece is written (ascending & descending). 
2. Select a solo piece like a sonata, variation, or concerto. Play one fast movement. You may play a half movement or the  exposition section only.
AlternativeIf the above requirements do not work for you,
1. Play a chromatic scale in your instrument’s maximum playable range (minimum two octaves; ascending & descending). 
2. Select and play three band or orchestra excerpts. Excerpts from your current band/orchestra pieces are acceptable.
Total length: 3-15 minutes.
FlutePlaying Level 11 – 12 Suggested Repertoire
Carl StamitzFlute Concerto in G Major
A.VivaldiFlute Concerto in G Major RV. 438
G.P. TelemannFlute Concerto in G Major TWV51:G2
W.A. MozartFlute Concerto in G Major, K. 313
J. QuantzFlute Concerto in G Major
A.VivaldiFlute Concerto in C Major, RV 443   
C.P.E. BachFlute Concerto in D Minor
W.A. MozartFlute Concerto in D Major, K.314
D. CimarosaTwo Flute Concerto in G Major (Flute 1 or 2)
J. IbertFlute Concerto
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.
OboePlaying Level 11 – 12 Suggested Repertoire
T. AlbinoniOboe Concerto in B-flat Major Op 7,  No.3
J.S. BachOboe Concerto in F Major, BWV 1053
J.S. BachConcerto for Oboe and Violin in C Minor, BWV 1060: II. Adagio
J.C. BachOboe Concerto in F, W C81
C.P.E. BachOboe Concerto in B-flat Major, Wq 164
C.P.E. BachOboe Concerto in E-Flat Major, Wq. 165
Johann Fr. FaschOboe Concerto
C. FörsterOboe Concerto
W. HerschelOboe Concerto
G.B. SammartiniOboe Concerto
G.P. TelemannConcerto in C Minor
G.P. TelemannConcerto in G Major
A.VivaldiConcerto in D Major
A.VivaldiConcerto in A Minor
A.VivaldiConcerto in F Major
A.VivaldiConcerto in C Major
A.VivaldiConcerto in D Minor
G.F. HandelConcerto in G Minor
G.F. HandelConcerto in B-flat Major (No 2)
J. HaydnConcerto in C
W.A. MozartOboe Concerto C, K. 314
Peter von WinterOboe Concerto in c
Conradin KreutzerOboe Concerto
Carl Maria von WeberConcertino in C
N.Rimsky-KorsakovVariations on a Theme by Glinka for Oboe and Wind Band
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.
ClarinetPlaying Level 11 – 12 Suggested Repertoire
Carl StamitzClarinet Concerto No. 3 in B-flat Major
Carl Stamitz Clarinet Concerto Nos. 1-11
Bernhard CrusellClarinet Concerto Nos.1-2
Franz  HoffmeisterClarinet Concerto in B-flat Major
Franz KrommerClarinet Concerto in E-flat Op.36 (1803)
W. A. Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622
Ignaz Pleyel Clarinet Concerto in C Major
G. RossiniVariations for Clarinet and Orchestra
G. RossiniConcerto for Two Clarinets and Orchestra in E-flat Major
Louis SpohrClarinet Concerto Nos. 1 -4 
Carl Maria von WeberClarinet Concerto Nos. 1-2
Carl NielsenClarinet Concerto, Op. 57
Aaron CoplandClarinet Concerto
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.
BassoonPlaying Level 11 -12 Suggested Repertoire
A.VivaldiBassoon Concerto in G Minor
W.A. MozartBassoon Concerto in B-flat Major
J.C. BachBassoon Concerto in E-flat Major
GraupnerBassoon Concerto in G Major
BoismortierBassoon Concerto in G Major
Carl StamitzBassoon Concerto in F Major
W.A. MozartBassoon Concerto in B-flat Major
C.M.von WeberBassoon Concerto, Op. 75
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.
HornPlaying Level 11 – 12 Suggested Repertoire
A.VivaldiTwo Horn Concerto in F Major
J. HaydnHorn Concerto in D Major
J. QuantzHorn Concerto
W.A. MozartHorn Concerto in E-flat Major
C.M.von WeberHorn Concerto, Op. 45
Richard StraussHorn Concerto No. 2
GliereHorn Concerto, Op. 91
HindemithHorn Concerto
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.
TrumpetPlaying Level 11 – 12 Suggested Repertoire
Johann Hummel Trumpet Concerto
G.P. TelemannTrumpet Concerto in D Major
Tomaso AlbinoniTrumpet Concerto in B-flat
Leopold MozartTrumpet Concerto
Joseph HaydnTrumpet Concerto
Earnest BlochProclamation for Trumpet and Orchestra
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.
TrombonePlaying Level 11 – 12 Suggested Repertoire
Leopold MozartTrombone Concerto
Michael HaydnTrombone Concerto
Rimsky-Korsakov Concerto for Trombone and Band
Earnest BlochSymphony for Trombone and Orchestra
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.
TubaPlaying Level 11 – 12 Suggested Repertoire
G.P. TelemannAdagio and Allegro (arr. Chidester)
G.P. TelemannPrelude and Allegretto (arr. Chidester)
G.P. TelemannAdagio and Allegro (Concerto in D) (arr. Friedman)
Antonio CapuzziAndante and Rondo (tr. Catelinet)
G.F. HandelSonata No. 6 (tr. R. Winston Morris)
A.VivaldiSonata No. 3 (arr. Winston Morris)
Vaughan WilliamsTuba Concerto
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.
PercussionPlaying Level 11 – 12 Suggested Repertoire
Arrangements, transcriptions, or concert pieces: Marimba Concerto after J. S. Bach’s Violin Concerto; click here to see a sample video.
one fast movement only; play the scale/arpeggio/chromatic as fast as possible to demonstrate fluency in the key which your solo audition piece is written in before you perform it. If it is written in the minor key, play the melodic minor.