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PYLUSD Honor Band & Orchestra

Audition Date and Times

PYLUSD's Honor Band and Orchestra Auditions will be held in the Tuffree Middle School Multi-Purpose Room, on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

If you need a copy of the audition letter to fill out so your student can audition for one of these groups, you can download the appropriate document below. After you fill it out you can have your student turn it in to their music teacher. For you convenience, we have provided both English and Spanish versions of the letter below:  

Audition requirements and materials

Students auditioning for the Honor band or orchestra needed to:
  1. Prepare the honor band or orchestra scale to play for the auditioner (click the appropriate PDF below for your copy of the scale).
  2. Prepare a piece of music that they have learned in music class or in private lessons to play for the auditioner.
  3. During the audition, students will be given a short excerpt of music to play for the auditioner to the best of their ability.
  4. Students auditioning on percussion need to audition on drums and bells.
Honor Group Acceptance Letters
Below are printable copies of the acceptance letters for students who were accepted into one of the honor groups. Just click the link below to make a copy if your student has lost theirs. Congratulations to all the students who made it into each group!  


All Honor Band and Orchestra rehearsals will be held from 3:30PM to 5:00PM on the following dates:
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 (No Monday rehearsal this week due to the Presidents’ Day Holiday)
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 (No Monday rehearsal this week due to the Presidents’ Day Holiday)
  • Monday, February 25, 2019
  • Monday, March 4, 2019
  • Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Monday, March 18, 2019


All Honor Band rehearsals will be held in the Wagner Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room.
All Honor Orchestra rehearsals will be held in the Morse Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room.


Band Music Listening Links
Below are links to two of the pieces that the honor band is performing for their concert. Just click on the link to listen to the music for each piece.


The Elementary Honor Band and Orchestra concert will be held at the District Performing Arts Center at El Dorado High School on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm.