ALL DISTRICT BAND AUDITIONS2016-17There 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 BANDPiccolo - 1Flute - 10Oboe - 4Bassoon - 4Clarinet - 24Bass Clarinet - 4Contra-Alto Clarinet - 2Alto Sax - 4Tenor Sax - 2Bari Sax - 1Trumpet - 12French Horn - 8Trombone - 9Baritone - 5Tuba - 6Snare - 5Mallet - 2Timpani - 1J. L. SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOLTENTATIVE ITINERARY FORDISTRICT 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 ENDThese 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.