GULF COAST BAND DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
GCBDA CLINIC MIDDLE SCHOOL INFORMATION
Clinic Auditions: Saturday, January 14, 2012 – Ocean Springs H.S.
Clinic auditions for Junior High/Middle School winds will be as follows: Concert C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, in this order in 1½ minutes or less. Students can play one octave or as many octaves as they have time for in 1½ minutes. Students will not get credit for scales or notes that are left after time is called. When students finish their scales, they will play the Chromatic scale (2 octaves) un-timed. All scales will be played competition style (quarter note-eighth notes-quarter note), tongued up-slurred down, and by memory.
Clinic auditions for Junior High/Middle School percussion will be as follows: Play 2 rudiments from the following group of rudiments- Long Roll, 5 Stroke Roll, Single Paradiddle, Flam, and Flam Accent. All rudiments will be played open-closed-open (slow-fast-slow). Percussion students may not bring their own snare drum to the tryout room. A concert snare and stand will be provided by the judges. Please feel free to adjust the drum stand for correct height.