UMEA All-State Band


Steven Hendricks
Band Vice-President
Contact for more information: shendricks@dsdmail.net

2017-18 All State Band

January 18-20, 2018
Concert: January 20, 2018
Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City



Directions and Requirements for Band/Orchestra Winds/Percussion Audition


Students must be registered in the band program at their school and academically eligible (as per your school district policy) to participate in the All State Band or Orchestra. The audition window will open August 1st and will close at 11:59 PM November 11th.

Winds: Submit the required chromatic scale in eighth notes at a tempo between 70 and 90 BPM. Slur the scale while ascending and tongue the scale while descending. Then submit the audition piece (marked 2017 UMEA All State Audition) for your instrument.

PICCOLO: Submit the Flute audition twice; once on flute and once on piccolo. You do not need to submit the chromatic scale twice.

ENGLISH HORN: Submit the oboe audition twice; once on oboe and once on English Horn. You do not need to submit the chromatic scale twice.

PERCUSSION: Submit all three percussion etudes. CHROMATIC SCALE REQUIREMENT (for reference, C4 is middle C, G4 is second line treble clef)
Flute: Start on C5, play up to C7, then down to C4
Oboe: Start on C5, play up to E6, then down to C4
Bassoon: Start on Bb3, play up to Bb5, then down to Bb2
Clarinet: Start on C5, play up to G6, then down to E3
Bass Clarinet: Start on C5, play up to C6, then down to E3
Saxophones: Start on F4, go up to F6, then down to Bb3
Trumpet: Start on C4, go up to C6, then down to F#3
French Horn: Start on G4, go up to G5, then down to E3
Trombone/Euphonium: Start on Bb2, go up to Bb4, then down to E2
Tuba: Start on Bb2, go up to Bb3, then down to E1
Percussion: No scale requirement



Audition Materials

2017-18 All-State Band Audition Materials


































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