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Northwest Missouri State University

2018-19 Audition Materials for Wind Symphony

Instructions and Important Information About Printing

Auditions for the 2018-2019 Wind Symphony will be held for all brass and percussion on Saturday, August 25 and for all woodwinds on Sunday, August 26.  Separate sign-up sheets for both days will be posted near the door of FA 220 the week prior to auditions.

Auditions are open to ALL majors! Students do NOT need to be a music major to participate.

  1. Click on the pdf file below for your instrument; prepare all pages completely OR as marked.
    1. B-flat clarinets AND bass clarinets use the same material
    2. ALL saxophones use the same material
    3. Trombones AND Euphoniums use the same material
    4. PERCUSSION: There are five (5) pieces of material for percussion
      1. Keyboard Percussion
      2. Timpani
      3. Snare Drum
      4. Cymbals
      5. Tambourine
  2. Other required material for all instruments includes:
    1. Major scales (multiple octaves whenever possible/appropriate; NO ARPEGGIOS)
    2. Chromatic scale (full range, NO PERCUSSION for this requirement)

NOTE ABOUT PRINTING THE PDF FILES: Make sure to use the Printer Options available on the printer you use if/when printing these pages. Select, “Fit to Page” or “Scale to fit paper size”, etc. Otherwise, some of the margins may extend beyond the pages you print!

Wind Symphony Audition Material