Lions Band Auditions

This page is for students wishing to audition for the Mississippi Lions All-State Band.

Lions Band Website: http://misslionsband.org/

Audition Requirements:

HIGH SCHOOL WIND INSTRUMENTS – BRASS AND WOODWIND

Scales

  • CONCERT – F, C, G, D, A, E, B, Gb, Db , Ab , Eb , Bb and Chromatic Scale.
  • Students will have 3 minutes to play ALL 12 MAJOR SCALES plus and including CHROMATIC SCALE.
  • All scales are to be played from memory.
  • MULTIPLE OCTAVES WILL BE REWARDED (Articulation on scale should be as follows: TONGUED UP AND SLURRED DOWN)

Prepared Selection

Year B Etudes will be used for the 2017-2018 school year. They will be posted here soon.

Sightreading

  • Judges will supply test material.
  • Accuracy, musicianship, observance of markings, and interpretation will be considered in determining the grade.
  • Each student will have one minute to look over the sight-reading before playing the selection AND one minute to play the piece!