• ALL DISTRICT BAND AUDITIONS

    2019-2020


    Auditions for the All District Middle School Band are on Saturday, January 11 at Stone Bridge High School. Interested students register online and pay the $7 audition fee (check or cash payable to Belmont Ridge Middle School) by November 8. Students who audition must come to mandatory coaching sessions in December and January. Audition requirements are a prepared etude, a memorized scale or rudiment sheet and sight-reading. If you are selected for the band, rehearsals will be January 30, January 31, and, February 1, 2020 with the concert on the afternoon of Feb. 1, 2020 at John Champe High School.

     
     
    Audition registration - Due by Nov. 8
    To complete the online registration, click here
    Block Request form (for special cases only)
     

     

    INSTRUMENTATION FOR DISTRICT MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND

    Flute - 10

    Oboe - 4

    Bassoon - 4

    Clarinet - 24

    Bass Clarinet - 4

    Contra-Alto Clarinet - 1

    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

     

     

    Belmont Ridge Middle School

    TENTATIVE itinerary

    for All District Middle School Band Auditions

    Saturday, January 11, 2020

     

     

    * Parents provide transportation to and from Stone Bridge High School (Ashburn, VA) for auditions.  Students will be registering and auditioning at different times throughout the day.

     

     

    8:00 a.m. - SBHS doors open for Block A auditions

    8:00 a.m. – All District Middle School Band Audition Registration begins  

    9:00 a.m. - Auditions Begin

    Approx. 3:00 p.m.  -  Auditions End

     
     

     

     


    All District Band Audition coaching sessions

    M, 11/25

    All District Audition Prep

    Woodwinds

    3:30-4:25pm

    Band Rm

    W, 12/4

    All District Audition Prep

    Brass & Percussion

    3:30-4:25pm

    Band Rm

    M, 12/9

    All District Audition Prep

    Woodwinds

    3:30-4:25pm

    Band Rm

    Tu, 12/10

    All District Audition Prep

    Brass & Percussion

    3:30-4:25pm

    Band Rm

      --------Winter break------      

    W, 1/8

    (morning) 

    Mock Auditions

    Anyone

    7:45-8:20am

    Band Rm

    Th, 1/9

    (morning) 

    Mock Auditions

    Anyone

    7:45-8:20am

    Band Rm

    F, 1/10

    Mock Auditions

    Anyone

    3:30-4:25pm

    Band Rm


     
     
     
    District Scale Sheets
     
    (Please note: the scales are different than 2018-2019)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Prepared Etude