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Coastal Youth Wind Ensemble & Coastal Honor Band

Students who audition for the Coastal Youth Wind Ensemble and the Coastal Honor Band & Scholarhsip Festival will be asked to sight read and play the materials listed below. No prepared piece is rrequired for brass, woodwind and percussion. Piano, harp and string bass must be prepared to play a short prepared piece (see below).


BRASS, WOODWIND & MALLET SCALES

Scales are to be played from memory and will be selected from the list below. Scales can be played using any type of notation. (eighths, triplets, etc) However, they must be played using the ranges provided, otherwise they will be judged as incorrect.

Instrument Octave(s)/Scales (these are transposed pitches):
Flute 2 octaves: C, Db, D, Eb, F, G, Ab, A, Bb
1 octave: None
Oboe 2 octaves: Bb, C, Db, D
1 octave: Eb, F, G, Ab, A
Bassoon 2 octaves: Bb, C, Db, D, Eb, F
1 octave: G, Ab, A
Bb Soprano Clarinet 2 octaves: E, F, G, A, Bb, B, C, D, Eb
1 octave: None
Eb Contra Clarinet 2 octaves: E, F, F#, G
1 octave: A, Bb, B, C, D
Bass / Contra Clarinet 2 octaves: E, F, G, A
1 octave: Bb, B, C, D, Eb
Alto/ Baritone Saxes 2 octaves: Bb, B, C, D, E
1 octave: F, F#, G, A
Tenor Saxophone 2 octaves: Bb, B, C, D, Eb, E
1 octave: F, G, A
Trumpet/ Cornet/ T.C. Baritone 2 octaves: G, A
1 octave: Bb, B, C, D, Eb, E, F
French Horn 2 octaves: F, G, Ab
1 octave: A, Bb, C, D, Eb, E
Trombone/ B.C. Baritone
Tuba
2 octaves: F, G
1 octave: Ab, A, Bb, C, Db, D, Eb
Mallets 2 octaves: F, G, Ab, A, Bb, C, Db, D, Eb
1 octave: None


Chromatic Scale: to be played from the lowest required note in the major scales to the highest required note in the major scales.

CHROMATIC SCALE RANGES
Flute: Low C to High Bb
Oboe: Low Bb to High D
Bassoon: Low Bb to High F
Bb Soprano Clarinet: Low E to High Eb
Eb Contra Clarinet: Low E to High G
Bb Bass / Contra Clarinet: Low E to High A
Alto / Baritone Saxophone: Low Bb to High E
Tenor Saxophone: Low Bb to High E
Trumpet / T.C. Baritone: Low G to High A
French Horn: Low F to High Ab
Trombone / B.C. Euphonium: Low F to High G
Tuba: Low F to High G
Mallet: Bb to Bb (2 octaves)
PERCUSSION

Students may audition on snare, timpani, mallets or any combination of the three. The following rudiments are required on all battery auditions.

7 Stroke Roll
11 Stroke Roll
Flam  Tap
Flam Accent (*)
Flam Paradiddle
Single Drag Tap
Flam Paradiddle-diddle
Drag Paradiddle No. 1
Single Ratamacue
Long Roll

PIANO, HARP & STRING BASS

Students should prepare a short prepared piece or exerpt not to exceed 3 minutes. String Bass and harp instruments are not provided - students are required to bring their own instruments.

 

 

       
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