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
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
High School Chromatic - All Instruments.pdf
Middle School Chromatic - All Instruments.pdf
High School Mid-State Jazz Requirements
Mid-State High School Jazz Audition Music
(All in PDF format)
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 Cycle 2 Auditions Jazz 7 - 8
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.