Concert Band

Concert Band Test

January 4th – 7th

-During the Holiday break it is your responsibility to learn portions of next semester’s concert music.

-You will be tested over the selected excerpts listed below.

-The results of this test will be used to determine final part assignments for the ENTIRE spring semester.

-This assignment will also be a TEST GRADE.

-You will need to sign up for an audition time (before/after school and Lunches) with Mr. Daffinee and Mr. White.

-You will be asked to play your instruments’ specified excerpt, with a metronome (Tempos and cuts can be found below).

-A recording of this piece can be found HERE

-You will be graded on:

-Note accuracy (20 pts.)

-Accuracy of Rhythms (20 pts.)

-Tone Quality (20 pts.)

-Dynamics and Phrasing (20 pts.)

-Style and Articulation (20 pts.)

Winter on Emerald Bay

By: Alan Lee Silva

Dotted Quartet = 92-100 bpm

-Percussion: ****See Mr. White or Mr. Daffinee for your parts and assignments!***

Good Luck and Happy Practicing! We are excited to hear you all play next semester! 

Flute

  • M. 12-19 ;  M. 52-55  ;  M. 70-79

Oboe

  • M. 3-7 ;  M. 25-27  ;  M. 36-43  ;  M. 52-59

Clarinet

  • M. 3-7 ;  M. 70-79  ;  M. 96-99

Bass Clarinet

  • M. 1-12 ;  M. 36-44

Bassoon

  • M. 1-12 ;  M. 36-44

Alto Saxophone

  • M. 24-27 ;  M. 60-70

Tenor Saxophone

  • M. 1-16 ;  M. 96-100

Bari Saxophone

  • M. 1-12 ;  M. 60-70

Trumpet

  • M. 28-35 ;  M. 99-100  ;  M. 113-119

French Horn

  • M. 1-3 ;  M. 60-69  ;  M. 106-113

Trombone

  • M. 1-12 ;  M. 98-110

Euphonium

  • M. 40-44 ;  M. 98-110

Tuba

  • M. 26-35 ;  M. 96-100  ;  M. 112-119