Symphonic Band

Symphonic 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).

-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.)

Khan

By: Julie Giroux

Tempos

Maestoso, Con Forza (m. 1 – 13 )

Quarter = 60 bpm

Piu Mosso (m. 14-69)

Quarter = 108

(m. 70-89)

Quarter = 60 bpm

(m. 89-end)

Quarter = 112

-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. 28-41 ;  M. 85-110  ;  M. 153-166

Oboe

  • M. 29-38 ;  M. 56-71  ;  M. 77-110  ;  M. 153-166

Clarinet

  • M. 29-41 ;  M. 79-110  ;  M. 153-166

Bass Clarinet

  • M. 22-30 ;  M. 89-124

Bassoon

  • M. 4-14 ;  M. 89-120

Alto Saxophone

  • M. 4-14 ;  M. 30-38  ;  M. 89-110  ;  M. 123-128  ;  173-End

Tenor Saxophone

  • M. 4-11 ;  M. 62-71  ;  M. 89-110  ;  M. 123-132  ;  M. 172-End

Bari Saxophone

  • M. 3-11 ;  M. 62-65  ;  M. 89-110  ;  M. 123-132

Trumpet

  • M. 4-10 ;  M. 71-73  ;  M. 88-89  ;  M. 105-106  ;  M. 113-120  ;  M. 123-132  ;  M. 136-141

French Horn

  • M. 4-10 ;  M. 42-55  ;  M. 83-89  ;  M. 123-132  ;  M. 172-End

Tenor Trombone

  • M. 4-11 ;  M. 41-60  ;  M. 90-105  ;  M. 123-132  ;  M. 141-145

Bass Trombone

  • M. 4-10 ;  M. 48-61  ;  M. 92-101  ;  M. 110-120  ;  M. 123-132

Euphonium

  • M. 4-10 ;  M. 54-60  ;  M. 92-93  ;  M. 98-107  ;  M. 123-132

Tuba

  • M. 4-10 ;  M. 41-60  ;  M. 92-93  ;  M. 98-101  ;  M. 102-109  ;  M. 110-113  ;  M. 127-132  ;  M. 153-158