M.T.S.B.O.A.
Middle Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association

P.O. Box 594, Hermitage, TN 37076
 


Important Information
Important Upcoming Events and Deadlines
November
Day
 
Event
11/2014
11/6   November Meeting
11/6   Registation Deadline for All Mid-State On Line Entry
11/6   Registration Deadline for All Mid-State On Line Entry
11/6   Entry deadline for JH Mid State Auditions
11/8   Fall Solo Performance Assessment
11/22   Auditions : Senior High All-Mid-State Band and Orchestra Grades 11-12 Only
12/2014
12/6   Auditions : Middle School All-Mid-State Band, Jazz and Orchestra Grades 7-8 only
12/6   Deadline for Concert Performance Assessment registration
12/13   Auditions : Senior High All-Mid-State Band Orchestra Grades 9-10 only Plus Grades 9-12 Jazz


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Scales Sheets and Prepared Music for the Mid-State Auditions is located here.


For Directors - Complete sets of all instruments


Scales - Complete Set in one zipped file
Middle School Winds and Percussion Complete Set
High School Winds and Percussion Complete Set
High School Chromatic - All Instruments
Middle School Chromatic - All Instruments

For Students - Individual Scales sheet for each instrument



HS_tuba.pdf
HS_trumpet.pdf
HS_trom_euph.pdf
HS_sax.pdf
HS_oboe.pdf
HS_mallets.pdf
HS_low_clar.pdf
HS_horn.pdf
HS_flute.pdf
HS_clar.pdf
HS_bassoon.pdf
HS_bari_sax.pdf
11_12_violin.pdf
11_12_viola.pdf
11_12_snare_drum_rudiments.pdf
11_12_doublebass.pdf
11_12_cello.pdf
9_10_violin.pdf
9_10_viola.pdf
9_10_doublebass.pdf
9_10_cello.pdf
7-8-9-10_Snare_Drum_Rudiments.pdf
7_8_violin.pdf
7_8_viola.pdf
7_8_doublebass.pdf
7_8_cello.pdf
MS_tuba.pdf
MS_trumpet.pdf
MS_trom_euph.pdf
MS_tenor_sax.pdf
MS_oboe.pdf
MS_mallets.pdf
MS_low_clar.pdf
MS_horn.pdf
MS_flute.pdf
MS_e_flat_contra_clar.pdf
MS_clar.pdf
MS_bassoon.pdf
MS_bari_sax.pdf
MS_alto_sax.pdf

Prepared Music for Mid-State Auditions


Due to the possibility that some schools may have older editions of the study books that the Audition examples come from, please check your edition to the pictured examples on this website. The examples on the website are the correct ones

High School and Middle School Mid-State Try-Out Music
2014 Cycle 2

Links for the 2014-2015 Mid-State and All-State Audition Music are listed below:


Cycle 2 Auditions Band and Orchestra 7 - 8
Cycle 2 Auditions Band and Orchestra 9 - 10
Cycle 2 Auditions Band and Orchestra 11 - 12

Scales Music Directors - Complete sets of all instruments

High School Scales requirements are for all students in grades 9 - 12

HS_Winds_Perc_Complete.pdf
AllStrings.pdf
MS_Winds_Perc_Complete.pdf
High School Chromatic - All Instruments.pdf
Middle School Chromatic - All Instruments.pdf

Mid-State High School Jazz Audition Music
(All in PDF format)

High School Mid-State Jazz Requirements

Each instrument (except drums) will perform two (2) prepared pieces plus sight reading plus improv.
BASS TROMBONE: Will perform the Bass Trombone excerpt PLUS the two (2) trombone pieces plus sight-reading plus improv.
IMPROV: F Blues (from Aebersold Vol. 42 "Blues in All Keys" - track 8). Each student will listen to one (1) chorus and play for two (2) choruses.
(It is the student's responsibility to know what a "chorus" is and how many measures.)
       Note: Recordings for Improv will be provided in each audition room.

DRUMSET: Will perform two (2) prepared pieces plus sight-reading plus styles (in place of improv)
The styles are to be performed as followed:
8 bars of swing @ 220
8 bars of funk/rock @ 100
8 bars of samba @120

AUX. PERCUSSION: Involves Vibes and Congas. Students will perform two (2) prepared pieces on Vibes as well as one (1) prepared piece on Congas/Timbales.
Each student will sight-read on Vibes and Congas. Improv will take place on Vibes.


2014 Senior High Jazz Audition.pdf

Mid-State Middle School Jazz Audition Music
(All in PDF format)

Middle School Mid-State Jazz Requirements
Each instrument will perform two (2) prepared pieces plus sight-reading.

NOTE: At this time, there is no IMPROV for the Middle School Mid-State Jazz Audition.

Cycle 2 Auditions Jazz 7 - 8
 

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