Spring Auditions (17-18)

Current and future members of the Basha Band program interested in participating in the Symphonic Band or Jazz 1 must audition for acceptance. The auditions are on:

May 8   4:00-5:30p
May 10   4:00-5:30p

There are no scheduled individual times. Interested students should come to the D-105 on the BHS campus (the band room).

* Flyer * 

Symphonic Band – you will be asked to play the following:

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  • Chromatic Scale (your full range)
  • One of the 12 Major scales (our choice)
    • From memory
    • Your most comfortable range
  • Etude provided
  • A melodic sight reading
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    Jazz Band 1 – you will be asked to play the following:

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  • Chromatic Scale (your full range)
  • One of the ii – V – I scales (our choice) – (not for Drummers)
    • One octave from memory
    • Either in A, C, Bb, or F
  • Etude Provided
  • Improv solo over changes
  • DRUMMERS: you will be asked to demonstrated SWING, ROCK, FUNK, and BOSSA NOVA.
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    Treble Clef Instruments
    Bass Clef Instruments
    Concert Percussion

    Jazz Rhythm Section