All County High School Band Audition Lists

All County High School Band Audition Material

updated 6.1.2017

OCMEA is returning to the solo excerpts for HS auditions

 

 HSAC  List A  2017-2018      
Instrument Title Composer NYSSMA Level Publisher Measures
Piccolo Molly On the Shore Grainger mm. 123-163
Flute Concerto in G major Mozart International Mvt.1- m. 31-92, and Mvt. 2-m. 10-42
Oboe Sonate Saint-Saens, C 6 Durand S.A. Mvt 1, Beg to 3 before reh. 1 quarter note=80, and Mvt 2 from 9/8 to 8 before reh 2, dotted quarter=84
Clarinet Introduction, Theme & Var Rossini, G 6 Oxford Meas 7-17, eighth=88, and Theme (at 4/4 time) first 13 measures, and Maggiore variation, to first repeat, quarter=120
Alto Clarinet Hornpipe and Allegro Galliard, J 4 Southern Mvt 1 all, no repeats Half note=104, and Mvt 2 beg to reh 10, quarter=96
Bass Clarinet Concerto, K. 191 Mozart 6 Edition Musicas Mvt 1 meas 35-58, quarter=96
Bassoon Variations/Robert Schumann Davis, W 4 Southern Beg to 1 before B, quarter=116, and pickup to C to 10 after C and pickup to D to 14 after D
Alto Sax Concerto Da Camera Ibert,J 6 Alphonse Leduc Beg to reh 5, quarter=126
Saxophone: All saxophone students are required to play the listed alto solo (Concerto Da Camera, Ibert). A student should only audition once. Student’s instrument preference as well as experience on other saxophones must be noted in the “Notes” section of Solochair at the time of registration. Students will be given preference based on the adjudicated scores in order to achieve a balanced section.
Trumpet Concerto Artuniana, A, ed. Voisin 6 International Mvt1, beg to to 7 before A and reh Q-R, and last 9 measures
French Horn Concerto, no 2 in Eb Maj, K.417 Mozart 6 G. Schirmer Mvt 1 beg to reh F
Trombone Andante et Allegro Barat, J 6 Carl Fisher Meas 1-15 and last 32 meausres
Baritone BC/TC Concerto, K191 Mozart 6 Edition Musicas Mvt 1, beg to meas 80
Tuba Variations/Judas Maccabeus Beethoven 5 Carl Fisher Var 2, first 8 measures, Var3, first 8 measures of solo, Var 4, first  8 measures
Snare The All State Drummer  Schinstine, W  6 Southern First page
Timpani Alpine Slide Beck, J 4 Kendor First Page
Mallets The Entertainer, from Raggedy Ragtime Rags Eyles, R 4 Meredith Music All
Saxophone: All saxophone students are required to play the alto 
saxophone etude on their preferred instrument. A student should only 
audition once. Student’s instrument preference as well as experience on 
other saxophones must be noted in the “Notes” section of Solochair at 
the time of registration. Students will be given preference based on the 
adjudicated scores in order to achieve a balanced section.
HS All County List B  2018-2019      
Instrument  Title Composer NYSMMA Level Publisher Excerpt
Piccolo Songs of Sailor and Sea R.W. Smith mm. 33-57
Flute Poem Griffes 6 Schirmer Letter A to D; and Letter L to 8 after N
Oboe Sonata 1 in D minor  Handel 5 Schirmer, from Handel, Four Sonatas for Oboe Beginning to 4 after letter D, and Presto to 6 after letter J
Clarinet Concertino Weber, Carl M v 6 Mm. 10-36, quarter=80, and M. 60-70, quarter=120, and Mm. 73-90, quarter=100, and Mm. 96-111, quarter=112
Alto Clarinet Andante Cantabile Bach, JC 3 Ludwig Beg to m. 36, and m. 56-70, quarter=80
Bass Clarinet Sonata 1 (vol 1) Galliard, J 4 McGinnis & Marx, from 6 sonatas for Bass Clarinet 1st Mvt (Cantabile) all, eighth=80, and Mvt 4 (Hornpipe a l’Inglese) all, half =96
Bassoon Sonata 1 from Six Sonatas Vol. 1 Galliard/Weissberg 4 International Largo e Staccato-Mm. 1-17, eighth=60, and, Hornpipe a l’Inglese Mm. 1-22, half=100
Alto Sax Sonata Creston, P 6 Shawnee Press Mvt. 1-Mm 1-22, and mm. 39-56
Saxophone: All saxophone students are required to play the listed alto solo (Sonata, Creston). A student should only audition once. Student’s instrument preference as well as experience on other saxophones must be noted in the “Notes” section of Solochair at the time of registration. Students will be given preference based on the adjudicated scores in order to achieve a balanced section.
Trumpet Concerto  Hummel/ Ghitalla 6 Robert King Mvt 1-Beg to 1 after E, 3 after G to 1 after H, Mvt 3-14 after B to 1 after C
French horn Concerto, Op.8 Strauss, F 6 Carl Fischer First page-all
Trombone Concerto Rimsky-Korsakav 5 MCA Music Publishing Reh 13-15, 1 before 25 to 28
Baritone TC/BC Sonata in g minor Corelli/Ostrander 5 Edition Musicus Preludio-All, Mvt. 4-Beg to beat three of m. 13
Tuba Aria and Bouree Bach/ Bell 5 Carl Fischer Air-All quarter=60, Bourree-Beg to 1 before 4,Half=96
Snare Colonial Capers  Beck, John 5 Kendor Music All
Timpani Air with Variations , from Timpani Audition Solos Schinstine 4 Kendor Music All
Mallets #8, Audition Etudes  Gordon Whaley Meredith Music #8 All
HS All County  List C  2019-2020      
Instrument Title Composer/Arranger NYSSMA Level Publisher Measures
Piccolo Sheppard’s Hey Grainger mm. 65-end
Flute Fantasie, op.79 Faure 6 Beg.-71 and pickup to 107-116
Oboe Sonata 6 in g minor Vivaldi/edited  by Josef Marx 5 McGinnis and Marx Vivace 1.-29; Largo (all)Allabreve 1-43
Clarinet Concerto Mozart /Eric Simon  6 Schirmer MVT 1,Intro- C; 7 meas after E – 27 meas after E; MVT 2 1-24
Alto Clarinet Sonata #5 (vol. 2) Galliard N/A McGinnis and Marx Adagio (all); Allegro e Spiritoso (all)No repeats
Bass Clarinet Sonata #5 (vol. 2) Galliard  5 McGinnis and Marx Adagio (all); Allegro e Spiritoso (all) No repeats
Bassoon Gigue” from  Bach for Bassoon  Bach/Krane 3 Jack Sprat Music Co. All
Alto Saxophone Concerto in Eb Glazounov 6 Alphonse Leduc Rehearsal 1 – rehearsal 9
Saxophone: All saxophone students are required to play the listed alto solo (Sonata, Creston). A student should only audition once. Student’s instrument preference as well as experience on other saxophones must be noted in the “Notes” section of Solochair at the time of registration. Students will be given preference based on the adjudicated scores in order to achieve a balanced section.
Trumpet Concerto for Trumpet Handel/W. Musser 5 Sam Fox Grave meas. 1-13; Allegro meas. 43-61
French Horn Concertpiece Saint-Saens N/A International meas. 5-121; quarter note = 88-92
Trombone Sonata V Galliard/Marx/CLark 5 McGinnis and Marx Adagio (all) eighth note = 96  AND Allegro e spiritoso (all) quarter note = 96-112
Baritone From the Shores of the Mighty Pacific Clarke 6 Warner Bros. Rondo (all); Vivace up to 1 measure before Tempo I; from High Bb on is optional
Tuba Concertino Frackenpohl 5 Mvt. II meas. 2-10; Mvt. III beg.-40
Snare Drum Up to Date R. Buggert 5 Belwin All
Timpani The solo Timpanist, #1  V Firth N/A JR Publications All
Fundamental Studies, p.62 #3 G Whaley N/A
Xylophone Bouree (from Partita No.3) From Recital Pieces for Mallets Bach/Whaley 4 JR Publications All
HS All County   List D  2010-2021      
Instrument Title Composer/Arranger NYSSMA Level Publisher Measure numbers
Piccolo Stars and Stripes Forever Sousa N/A piccolo solo from Grandioso to the end.
Flute Sonata in e minor Handel Southern Music Movement 1 + 2 (Grave and Allegro)
Oboe Concerto in c minor for Oboe Benedetto Marcello/Richard Lauschmann 6 Southern Music Allegro moderato: 1 – 32; Adagio m. 4 – 1st note of m. 18
Clarinet Sonatina for Clarinet N. Richardson N/A Mvt 1 (Allegro moderato) beg. – m. 14 and pick-up to the last 16 meas.
Mvt. 2 (Allegro con spirito) last 44 meas. At quarter note = 120 – 126
Alto Clarinet Introduction & Allegro Spiritoso J. B. Senaille/Robin De Smet N/A Frenette Music Andante sostenuto m. 8 – end. Allegro Spritoso m. 1 – 55
Bass Clarinet Introduction & Allegro Spiritoso J. B. Senaille/Robin De Smet N/A Frenette Music Andante sostenuto m. 8 – end.           Allegro Spritoso m. 1 – 55
Bassoon Sonata III from 6 Sonata for Bassoon vol. 1 Galliard/Josef Marx 5 McGinnis & Marx Largo: eighth note = 69, m. 1-9; Allegro: quarter note = 112 m. 1- 27
Alto Sax Sonata Bernhard Heiden 6 Schott beg. – 8 measures after rehearsal 5, Poco meno mosso 5 measures before rehearsal 10 – the end
Saxophone: All saxophone students are required to play the listed alto solo (Sonata-B. Heiden). A student should only audition once. Student’s instrument preference as well as experience on other saxophones must be noted in the “Notes” section of Solochair at the time of registration. Students will be given preference based on the adjudicated scores in order to achieve a balanced section.
Trumpet Sonata for trumpet Halsey Stevens 6 C.F. Peters Beg. – 68
French Horn Concerto No. 1, Op. 11 Richard  Strauss 6 Schirmer Beg. – 131
Trombone Morceau Symphonique A. Guilmant/E. Falaguerra 6 Hal Leonard Beg. – m 26 and last 40 measures (3/4 time Allegro moderato)
Baritone BC/TC Morceau Symphonique Guilmant 6 Hal Leonard Beg. – m 26 and last 40 measures (3/4 time Allegro moderato)
Tuba Sonata in F  B. Marcello/D. Little 5 Southern Music Largo: eighth note  = 63-66 , m. 1- 13; Allegro  quarter note= 92-102, pick-up to m. 19 – 45
Snare Soldier’s March from 12 Progressive Solos for Snare Drum  Morris Goldenberg 5 Hal Leonard All, dotted quarter = 92
Timpani  Maverick from Timpani:The Solo collection Thomas Brown 4 Warner Bros All , quarter note = 160
Mallets Corrente from Recital Pieces for Mallets J.S. Bach/Whaley 4 Joel Rothman Pub. All