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ALL DISTRICT BAND AUDITIONS

2016-17

There will be auditions for the District 16 Middle School Band on Saturday, January 7, at John Champe High School.  Interested students register with their band director in November, and come to mandatory coaching sessions in December.  Audition requirements are a prepared etude, and a memorized scale or rudiment sheet.  If you are selected for the band, rehearsals will be February 2, 3, and 4, with the concert on the afternoon of the 4th at Riverside HS. 
 
INSTRUMENTATION FOR DISTRICT MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND
Piccolo - 1 
Flute - 10
Oboe - 4
Bassoon - 4
Clarinet - 24
Bass Clarinet - 4
Contra-Alto Clarinet - 2
Alto Sax - 4
Tenor Sax - 2
Bari Sax - 1
Trumpet - 12
French Horn - 8
Trombone - 9
Baritone - 5
Tuba - 6
Snare - 5
Mallet - 2
Timpani - 1
 
J. L. SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
TENTATIVE ITINERARY FOR
DISTRICT MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND AUDITIONS

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2017

 Parents provide transportation to and from JCHS for auditions.  Students will be registering and auditioning at different times during the day.

 
8:00 a.m. - JCHS DOORS OPEN for Block A auditions

 

8:00 a.m. – DISTRICT MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND
                  AUDITION REGISTRATION BEGINS

 

9:00 a.m.  AUDITIONS BEGIN Students will be given a specific block of time for their audition.

 

APPROX. 3:00 p.m.  -  AUDITIONS END

 

 
These are the dates for the District Band Audition coaching sessions.
Check the EVENT listing for your particular grade and instrument. 
Coaching sessions are from 3:30-4:25. 
 
 
DATE EVENT LOCATION TIME
Dec. 5 District Band Audition Prep -- Percussion band room 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 6 District audition prep - Brass band room 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 7 District band audition prep - Woodwinds band room 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 14 District Band Audition Prep -- Percussion band room 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 19 District audition prep - Brass band room 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 20 District band audition prep - Woodwinds band room 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 3 Mock Auditions band room 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 4 Mock Auditions band room 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 5 Mock Auditions band room 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 7 District Band Auditions John Champe HS All Day
Jan. 14 District Band Audition snow date John Champe HS All Day
Feb. 2 District Band Rehearsal Riverside HS 6:30 - 8:30  p.m.
Feb. 3 District Band Rehearsal Riverside HS 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 4 District Band Rehearsal & Performance Riverside HS 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.




Last Modified on September 14, 2016
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