Each camper is required to perform the audition material for their instrument on site the first day of camp (July 3rd). Material is selected by the Texas Tech University instrument faculty. Results of the audition will be posted on the camper's schedule on the day of Check-In. Audition material will be available soon as a .pdf download.
ELECTIVES REQUIRING AUDITION
At the start of your Audition please state if you are interested in any of the electives below.
- Chamber Music for Strings (string players only)
- Orchestra Winds & Percussion (Full Orchestra Instruments Only)
- Jazz Band (saxophones, trumpets, trombones, guitar, piano, and drums): You may use TMEA All-State Etudes and/or an excerpt from your school jazz program, or another jazz excerpt of your choice (etude, transcription, etc).. You have the option to improvise on Bb blues (backing track provided). Auditions will be held in Room 211 after your regular BOC ensemble audition. Please email Stephen Jones with jazz-specific questions: email@example.com
STRINGS/WINDS/BRASS/PERCUSSION - If you have any issues downloading, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Level 1 - Beginning Students who have completed their first year of music instruction.
Level 2 - Middle School level material for students interested in the top middle school ensemble.
Level 3/4 - High school level (entering 9th grade and above). NOTE: To be considered for the Wind Ensemble, Band 1 or Band 2, you must audition with level 4 music.
Students should select the level that they feel comfortable playing and best represents their ability level.
- PERCUSSION - All Levels