Region & State Honors Ensembles

 

SJBODA Region III Auditions

December 11th, 2021

Absegami High School 201 Wrangleboro Road, Galloway, NJ 08205

Applications

  • Completed Online Form Through www.sjboda.org

  • $10.00 Application Fee is Due To Mr. Wiernusz

Must be completed and money turned in by November 1st

Audition Requirements

Individual Solo

All 12 Major Scales

Sightreading

Accepted Students

Performance

January 16th, 2022

Pfleeger Concert Hall - Rowan University 

Rehearsals

December 18th, January 14th, January 15th

Pfleeger Concert Hall - Rowan University 

 

Students must be able to make all rehearsals and performances

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NJMEA All-State Auditions

Cancelled

J.P. Stevens High School 855 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

Applications

  • Completed Online Form Through www.njmea.com

  • $20.00 Application Fee is Due To Mr. Wiernusz

Must be completed and money turned in by December 19th

Audition Requirements

Individual Solo

All 12 Major Scales

Sightreading

Accepted Students

Performance

February 26th, 2022

New Jersey Performance Arts Center

Rehearsals

Feburary 8th, 15th, & 25th, 2022

Bridgewater-Raritan HS, Rutgers University

Students must be able to make all rehearsals and performances

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NJAJE Region Jazz Auditions

 

March 14, 2022

Cinnaminson High School

Applications

  • Completed Online Form Through www.njaje.org

  • $20.00 Application Fee is Due To Mr. Wiernusz

Must be completed and money turned in by March 1st

Audition Requirements

• SOLO - All students are required to prepare the solo listed below in its entirety. All Solo etudes may be downloaded from the NJAJE Website

 

• SCALES / STYLES - Saxes, brass, piano, guitar, and bass students are required to perform scales on website. Scales are listed in WRITTEN pitch. All scales should be played in a swing style. Drummers are required to demonstrate the ability to keep time in the styles listed on the website.

• IMPROVISATION - All students are required to play an improvised solo demonstrating creativity, technique, & musicality. *Saxes, brass, piano, guitar, and bass students must improvise a solo over 2 choruses of Blues in F or Bb concert using the Jamey Abersold "New Approach to Jazz Improvisation, vol. 1." Student will pick a card to determine key. *Drum improvisation is included as part of the solo etude.

• SIGHT READING - All students are required to perform a short excerpt never previously seen. Students will be given 30 seconds to look over the piece before playing.

Accepted Students

Performance

April 3 (3pm)

Cinnaminson High School

Rehearsals

March 21 & 28 (4-8p), April 1 & 2 (9a-3p)

Cinnaminson High School

Students must be able to make all rehearsals and performances

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