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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 30, 2018 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.

Rehearsals

All Honor Band and Orchestra rehearsals will be held from 3:30PM to 5:00PM on the following dates:
 
  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018 (No Monday rehearsal this week due to the Presidents’ Day Holiday)
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (No Monday rehearsal this week due to the Presidents’ Day Holiday)
  • Monday, February 26, 2018
  • Monday, March 5, 2018
  • Monday, March 12, 2018
  • Monday, March 19, 2018

 

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.

Concert

The Elementary Honor Band and Orchestra concert will be held at the District Performing Arts Center at El Dorado High School on March 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm.