All - County Honors Band
All-County Honors Band Auditions: October 23rd @ Gravelly Hills MS
[UPDATED 9-21-18]: The All-County Honors Band auditions will be held Monday, October 23rd at Gravelly Hills Middle School [4801 W Ten Rd, Efland, NC 27243]. All 7th and 8th grade students are encouraged to try-out [and select 6th grade students]. Follow this link [goo.gl/9REm4q] for the required scales and solo cuts. The cost to audition is $5.00 and payment is due to Mr. Sample by Friday, October 12th. Please send an envelope to Mr. Sample with cash or a check made out to Phillips Middle School with your child's name and all-county in the memo. The actual audition itself is relatively quick. However, you will need to set aside most of the evening on October 23rd as around 100+ students will be auditioning. Plan on arriving at the audition site [Gravelly Hills Middle School] no later than 6:00pm on Tuesday evening. Check-in will be from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Auditions will go from 6pm until finished. The directors have to audition all the participants which takes all evening. However, you will be free to leave with your student after they have finished their audition. Parents are responsible for driving or carpooling their children to and from the audition. The clinic will be held November 8th and 9th at Orange High School.
Audition Permission Form 2018 [updated 9-21-18]
All-County Scale Requirements
Use the All-District scale sheets above as you prepare for the All-County Audition. Students will be responsible for playing the following scales (concert pitch): Ab, Eb, Bb, F, G, chromatic (with cut). goo.gl/W8fdiX
Range for the Chromatic Scale*:
Percussion Rudiment Requirements [These requirements are in addition to the prepared solo for timpani, mallets or snare]:
All-County Solo List with Cuts:
The All-County Solos and Cuts are listed on google classroom. The All-District Solos are the same as the All-County Solos, but the All-District requires tat you prepare the entire solo. The cuts indicated ONLY apply to the All-County Honors Band Audition. The solo list for All-County and All-District are the same [goo.gl/eZsFzb].
All-County Honors Band Clinic Schedule [coming soon!]
Thursday, November 8th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at Orange High School (500 Orange High School Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278)
Friday, November 9th from 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday, November 9, 7:00 PM at Orange High School (auditorium)
Clinic Fee ($10.00)
There is a $10.00 fee for the clinic, which covers lunch on Thursday & an All-County Band t-shirt. This payment is due to your band director BEFORE the start of the clinic. (Please make out checks to Phillips Middle School. Include all-county / child's name in the memo).
Please return the Health Information Form to your student's band director before the first day of the All-County Band Clinic.
All forms required to attend the clinic will be available once auditions are completed and attendees have been notified. The required health form is already posted.
All-County Health Form 2018 [wait for the audition results]
Solo Reference Recordings 2018 - 2019 [coming soon!]