TEXAS BRASS AUDITION

Curious about drum corps or need a place to march this summer? Come check out The Cadets for a day!  Contracts will be given at this event and the cost is just $50!

With our top tier brass staff and world-renowned composer and arranger, you will be sure to experience big brass moments at high tempos and stunning music this summer.

We'll ask you to play your best in both lyrical and technical style. You may play your region band audition materials.

AUDITION FEE

Just $50

HIGH BRASS REQUIREMENTS

  • Some flexibility/flow exercises (lip slurs)
  • A 2-octave Major scale from C below the staff to C above the staff
  • A fast/technical etude or passage that shows off your finger dexterity, articulation, and ability to move around the horn (one minute max)
  • A slower, more lyrical etude or passage that shows off your tone quality, dynamics, musicality, lyricism (one minute max)
  • A double tonguing passage or exercise of your choice.

LOW BRASS REQUIREMENTS

  • A fast/technical etude or passage that shows off your finger dexterity, articulation, and ability to move around the horn (one minute max)
  • A slower, more lyrical etude or passage that shows off your tone quality, dynamics, musicality, lyricism (one minute max)
  • A double tonguing passage or exercise of your choice ​​​​​​
  • A 2 octave B flat scale.

MOVING AND PLAYING

1. ForwardMarching: Move 8 counts and hold 4 counts. 3reps. 144bpm is the tempo.
2. Backward marching: Move 8 counts and hold 4 counts. 3 reps. 144bpm is the tempo.
3. Box drill: 1 rep at 120bpm. 1 rep at 144bpm. 1 rep at 172bpm.

  • Forward 8 counts
  • Left for 8 counts (forward slide)
  • Backward for 8 counts
  • Right for 8 counts (backward slide
  • Halt
When
January 26th, 2020 12:00 AM   through   12:00 AM
Location
1320 Collaborative Way
Glenn High School
Leander, TX 78641
United States

Show large map
Contact
Email:
Cost
New Audition $ 50.00

CADETS AUDITIONS IN

About Us

Our Mission is to support the development of young people into magnificent human beings through participation in the performing arts.

Contacts

For general information about YEA! and our programs please contact us at:

 info @ yea.org
 610-821-0345
 484-387-1181
 601 W Hamilton Street      
     Allentown, PA 18101