First Round Audition Date: June 15, 2017

2017 Audition Options
1. 10 Minute Live Audition on June 15, 2017 - Location: TBD
2. Electronic Submission by June 15, 2017

Audition Elements
1. IMEA Scales (Quarter Note = 96)
2. Own Choice Solo - 3-4 Minutes (Technical or Lyrical)
3. Brass Band Exerpts (To be supplied after initial contact)

If submitting an electronic submission, you must send an electronic
copy of the solo for review.


Please send an email with your interest to audition or any questions to:
auditions@chicagobrassband.org




Substitute positions are always available.
Contact the Music Director to schedule an audition.
Two short and contrasting selections are to be prepared.


Typical Brass Band Instrumentation
Bb Cornet - 4 Solos, 1 Repiano, 2 Seconds, 2 Thirds
Eb Soprano Cornet - 1
Flugel Horn - 1
Eb Tenor Horn - 1 Solo, 1 First, 1 Second
Bb Euphonium - 2
Bb Baritone - 1 First, 1 Second
Trombone - 1 First, 1 Second
Bass Trombone - 1
Eb Bass (Tuba) - 2
Bb Bass (Tuba) - 2
Percussion - 3

All brass instruments are notated in Treble Clef with the
exception of the Bass Trombone which is notated in Bass Clef

WHAT IS A BRASS BAND EXPLANATION

BRIEF HISTORY OF BRASS BANDING



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