School year 2020-2021 drum line auditions for students in grades 10-12 will be held via video. Students should record themselves playing the appropriate excerpt for their audition, and then email or share the video to Ren. Videos are due May 29. If you haven't also already shared your top 3 choices, please include those in your email.
Four mallet: Closer, marimba 1, measures 5-12
Two mallet: Closer, vibe 2, measures 50-58 beat 1
Opener (Part 1) - Note there are two segments to record!
Measures 42-45 with release at 46
Measures 113-115 with release at 116
If you are interested in playing any of the front ensemble instruments (mallets 2, rack, aux percu, etc) you should record the TWO MALLET segment. If you are interested in playing Marimba 1 or Vibes 1, you should record the FOUR MALLET segment.
If you are interested in playing any of the battery instruments (snare, tenor, bass drum, cymbal line) you should record the battery segment.
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