Highlighted text was added July 20, 2011.
There are three requirements for a student to be eligible to audition for the KMEA
All-State Band and Orchestra/Winds Percussion membership:
- The student must first be a performing member of their 2011-2012
DISTRICT KMEA Band or Orchestra Winds/Percussion.
- The student's director must submit an online audition form and a printed
form with payment to the KMEA Festival Manager for each student
auditioning. This form must be submitted by the AUDITION FORM
DEADLINE established by KMEA.
- The student must be deemed an eligible sophomore, junior, or senior in
good standing in their high school.
Concerto in C Major
, Vivaldi, (RV443) published by International,
#2782. Play entire Largo movement, no repeats.
Concerto in G, K313
, Mozart, published by International (#1962). Play
first movement measure 31 (A) to measure 91. Second movement, 10-27 (F
to G with pickup).
Edit 5/16/2011: In the 16th measure of the second movement of the Concerto in G, the quarter note E should be an eighth note.
Sonata No. 1
, G.F. Handel, published by Carl Fischer (CU-1385). Play
all of the opening Adagio and the first Allegro.
48 Famous Studies for Bassoon, Op. 31
, W. Ferling, ed. J. Thornton,
published by Southern Music (B-242). Page 5, No. 7 in g minor. Play from
the beginning to the Largo to the 4th line, stopping after the first
count (G eighth note, eighth rest). Also page 6, No. 8 in g minor.
Allegro moderato con fuoco. Play from the beginning to the end of the 1st
measure on the 6th line.
B-Flat and E-Flat Soprano Clarinet
Weber Concertino, Op. 26
, Carl Maria von Weber, published by Carl
Fischer. Play measures 10-36, and measures 147-238.
NOTE: Please use the following edition: CU724 (Cundy)
- Measure number 177 in the Carl Fischer edition (formerly a Cundy-Bettoney publication) contains an error which should be addressed. The first 6 notes should be written as sixteenth notes, and not as thirty-second notes.
- In measure number 212, on the "and of 5", the sixteenth note should be "F" not "E".
No Alto Clarinet May Audition
Bass and Contra Clarinet
, J.B. Senaille/Thurston, published by Southern Music (SU114). The entire piece.
NOTE: Please use the following edition: SU114 (in b-flat). This edition should be used for
ALL BASS CLARINETS AND CONTRA-CLARINETS. Eb Contra should read the Bb part.
Saxophones (Alto, Tenor, Baritone)
Selected Studies for Saxophone
, H. Voxman, published by Rubank. Page
19, D Major. Play from the beginning to the end of the 5th line. Page
7, F Major. Play the entire etude.
B-flat Cornet and Trumpet
Petite Piece Concertante
, G. Balay, published by Kjos, edited by
Buchtel. Play from the beginning to
measure 69 measure 58
and from measure 110 to the
Concerto, opus 8
, Franz Strauss/Sansone, published by Southern Music
(SS-352). Play letter A to letter B. Play letter D to letter G.
edit Jan. 2, 2012: Please note that in the 21st measure after F the last four notes
should be sixteenth notes.
Trombone and Euphonium
Contest Piece (Morceau de Concours), opus 57
, G. Alary, published by
Carl Fischer (CU-754). Play measures 7-23. Play measures 52-63. Play
measures 111 to the end.
For the TC Baritone use the Carl Fischer Repertoire Classics for Trumpet (WF114) ISBN 0-8250-8279-6
(note changes in the TC part: The dynamics and the articulations are exactly the same as the original bass
clef version except for the crescendo in measure 9 and measure 18 should be G,G,A,B,C instead of G,G,A#,B,C.)
NOTE: The written CONCERT "Eb" in measure 11 on beat two should be a CONCERT "F" in both the
Bass Clef and Treble Clef Versions. Also, please note 24 measures from the end on beat three
the written CONCERT "Bb" should be a CONCERT "C" in both the Bass Clef and Treble Clef
Versions. Please perform both of these changes in your audition.
Suite for Tuba
, Don Haddad, published by Shawnee Press (LA 66). Begin
page 2 at letter H to the end of the first movement. Page 2, second
movement from the beginning to the end of the 1st ending before letter D
on page 3.
Percussionists may audition in one or more
areas, but a separate form and payment must be submitted
for each audition area. You are encouraged to audition in all
26 Etudes, The Solo Timpanist
, Vic Firth, published by Carl Fischer
(04402). Play all of Etude II and Etude III. Beginning of Etude III,
M.M. dotted-quarter = 69.
Portraits in Rhythm, 50 Studies for Snare Drum
, Anthony Cirone,
published by Belwin Mills (HAB 101). Play all of Etude #11 on page 13. Play
all of Etude #6 on page 8.
Masterpieces for Marimba
, arr. Thomas McMillan, published by
Belwin/Warner Bros. (PROBK 1202). Play page 10 and 11: "Sonata" by Handel.
Observe the first repeat; omit the second repeat.