Audition Requirements

 

Spring 2015 McK Music Audition Guidelines

 
 
Contact Shannon Streif at snstreif@mckendree.edu or 618-537-6554 with any audition or scholarship questions.

 


 

Required Music for Marching Band Scholarship Auditions:


 Part 1: The Fight Song-  "
Our McKendree" Links

 

Piccolo

Trumpet 1 

Tenor Drum

 

Flute

Trumpet 2

Bass Drum

 

Clarinet 1

Mellophone (Horn in F)

Cymbals

 

Clarinet 2

Baritone/Euphonium (Bass Clef)

Snare Drum

 

Alto Saxophone

Trombone

MP3 File

 

Tenor Saxophone

Tuba

 
 

Bari Saxophone 

 

 

 

Parts 2 & 3: Prepared Etudes and Chosen Excerpts

  • For your Marching Band Scholarship Audition, please choose and perform ONE of the following etudes as well as ONE additional 16 bar excerpt from a piece of your choice.

  • If your instrument is NOT LISTED BELOW, you will instead perform TWO contrasting 16 bar excerpts (1 technical and 1 lyrical) from something you have studied in private lessons or worked on in band.

  • PERCUSSIONISTS are encouraged to perform their chosen excerpts on TWO different instruments (e.g. snare and drum set).

Concert Etudes

 

Flute

Trumpet

 
 

Clarinet

Tenor Saxophone

 
 

Alto Saxophone

Trombone

 

 

Jazz Etudes

 

Alto Saxophone

Tenor Saxophone

Full Score

 

Trumpet

Trombone