• 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