Audition Etudes & Scales
> 2019-20 OkMEA First Round / NBDA HS Audition Etudes [updated 8/8/19, published here 10/7/19]
Only the Chromatic Scale will be required for NBDA/OkMEA First Round, as published in the OkMEA Scales Packet.
Set 1: A major–Db major–chromatic
Set 2: D major–Gb major–chromatic
Set 3: G major–B major–chromatic
Set 4: C major–E major–chromatic
Auditioning students will perform any one of four possible sets of scale etudes, each containing two major scales and one chromatic scale. Students will enter the audition room, draw at random to determine which pf the four scale sets is to be played, and perform that set. There is no memorization requirement.
Audition Enrollment, Fees, and Deadline
FEE: $10 per student. Additional fee applies for doublers. Contact Treasurer Natalie Aunko for more info. LATE FEE: $25 after TBA date, emergency week-of $50.
DEADLINE: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Auditions for the 2018-2019 NBDA High School (grades 10-12) All-District Honor Band and OkMEA First-Round will be held at Broken Arrow High School on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Judges Meeting is schedule for 8:15am.
Auditions Chairman: Kyle Smith, Broken Arrow, email@example.com
OkMEA Second/Final Round Auditions:
Saturday, December 7, 2019
The NBDA High School honor band clinic will be held at Bartlesville High School on January 10-11, 2020.
Download Clinic Schedule (PDF)
Download DVD order form
2019-2020 NBDA High School Honor Band Clinicians & Chairpersons
Clinician: Anthony Maiello, George Mason University
Chair: Alex Claussen, Bartlesville
Percussion Coordinator: Shane Holmquist & Steve Craft, Bartlesville
Clinician: Lt. Brandon Hults, USAF
Chair: Joe Wilhelm, Grove
Percussion Coordinator: Austin Morris
FUTURE DATES: NBDA High School Honor Band Auditions Clinics
Clinic: January 10-11, 2020
Clinic: January 8-9, 2021
Clinic: January 7-8, 2022