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Audition Results

 

 

2014 Intermediate Band/Orchestra/Percussion

 

 STUDENTS: Check the 2014 Intermediate Band/Orchestra/Percussion Placements document to see if you have been accepted, then print the applicable acceptance letter. Sponsoring directors have been emailed the audition scores: check with your director for your audition scores.

 CJMEA INTERMEDIATE BAND/ORCHESTRA DIRECTORS - If you did not receive your students audition codes after finishing your responsibilities at the auditions on 1/25, please email Seth Davis at k8band@cjmea.org and they will be provided for you.

PARENTS and STUDENTS: Please direct ALL questions to your director. E-mails or phone calls from parents and students will not be answered.

 

 

CJMEA Intermediate Band: Please note that there will be an open audition for Tuba, Bass Clarinet, and Bassoon at the second symphonic band rehearsal on March 7th, 5pm at Crossroads North Middle School. For more information and audition requirements, please e-mail k8band@cjmea.org. DIRECTORS – if you wish to bring a student to an open audition, you must email k8band@cjmea.org so we know to expect you. Make sure the student is prepared to execute all aspects of the normal intermediate band audition.

CJMEA Intermediate Band Students – see below for links to recordings of the pieces you are playing for your ensembles.  Please listen to these recordings, but keep in mind that your conductors might have other ideas about tempo and/or interpretation in mind.  Happy listening!
 
Symphonic Band
 
Reverberations – Brian Balmages
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kq0_FpXf0B8
 
Dier’ in De – Warren Barker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi3Dx_hRWJc
 
American Riversongs- Pierre La Plante
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDciRH6gHg4
 
Canto – W. Francis McBeth
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-MrPoIaw0w
 
Military Escort – Harold Benner arr. Swearingen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6L_EOGtIm8
 
Wind Ensemble
 
Festivo – Vaclav Nelhybel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Z5wRjFvdUY
 
Air for Band – Frank Erickson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-9ndOOxgus
 
Rhythm Stand – Jennifer HIgston
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DToWeyHons
 
Prairie Dances – David Holsinger
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dxQ6uBHaoI
 
Alamo March – Karl L. King
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dxQ6uBHaoI
 
Also, feel free to search 
www.Youtube.com and www.jwpepper.com with the piece title and composer to find other performances of the pieces.

 

 

Please note that there will be an open audition for piano and double bass at the first orchestra rehearsal. For more information and audition requirements, please e-mail k8orchestra@cjmea.org. If you are planning to attend the open audition for piano or bass please be aware of the following:

  • Arrive by 8:30am. 

  • Expect to be at the audition for a minimum of two hours. 

  • Students will be notified by the Intermediate Orchestra Chairperson if they qualify for the ensemble. 

  • The decision of the audition committee is final.  If you successfully audition, you are expected to follow the attendance policy.  A summary of this policy can be download here: "Orchestra Acceptance Letter."  

  • Bass Players are to prepare the same repertoire that was required for the January 25th audition.  Please review the audition requirements.

  • Pianists are to prepare a piece of his/her choice that shows his/her ability.  Be ready for sight reading, as well.

 

Please note that there will be an open audition for Tuba at the first symphonic band rehearsal. For more information and audition requirements, please e-mail k8band@cjmea.org. DIRECTORS – if you wish to bring a student to an open audition, you must email k8band@cjmea.org so we know to expect you. Make sure the student is prepared to execute all aspects of the normal intermediate band audition.

 

 

2014 Intermediate Chorus

 

Please mark your calendars with the following information.  The March 8* dress rehearsal and March 9* concert are MANDATORY.  If you do not attend these dates, you will be dismissed from the choir and ineligible to audition next year. 

  
Rehearsal Schedule
2/1  9am-1 pm  Monroe Twp Middle School,  1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Twp  08831
2/8  9am-1 pm  Hammarskjold Middle School,  200 Rues Lane, East Brunswick  08816
2/22 9am-1 pm  Woodrow Wilson Middle School,  50 Woodrow Wilson Drive, Edison 08820
2/28 5pm-9 pm  South Plainfield Middle School,  2201 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield  07080
3/1  9am-1 pm  Monroe Twp Middle School,  1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Twp  08831
3/8  9am-1 pm  Churchill Junior High School,  18 Norton Road, East Brunswick  08816
3/9  5pm concert  Ridge High School,  268 South Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge  07920

 

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