Broward County Band Directors Association

2012-2013 Co-Chairs:         Farryn Weiss, Nova Middle           Heston Curry, McArthur High

Due to the fluid changes happening within our District, all of the All County Band events will be structured VIRTUALLY according to what is permitted by BCPS. Please keep checking this website for further updates. If we are permitted to host All County Band events, the audition material may be used at a director's discretion to assist in their nomination process.



MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND AUDITION MATERIAL

HS and MS Concert Bands will be selected based on Band Director Nomination for the 2021 Event.




Middle School CONCERT Audition Requirements

Middle School Concert Band Students will:
Perform their 7 Major Scales according to the FBA All State Audition Requirements (Concert G,C,F, Bb,Eb,Ab, & Db)
Perform their Chromatic Scale as per the FBA All State Requirements
Perform their Lyrical Exercise according to the 2020-2021 FBA All State Requirements
Sight Read a short musical excerpt 



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High School CONCERT (9th and 10th Grade) Audition Requirements


*AUDITION MATERIAL: CLICK HERE*

High School Concert Band Students will:

Perform their 12 Major Scales according to the FBA All State Audition Requirements (Concert C,F, Bb,Eb,Ab,Db,Gb,B,E,A,D &G)
Perform their Chromatic Scale as per the FBA All State Requirements

Perform their Lyrical Exercise according to the 2020-2021 FBA All State Requirements
Sight Read a short musical excerpt 


Please note that all percussionists will perform their major scales on marimba/xylophone, perform the snare All State etude, and will sight read on timpani.



High School SYMPHONIC (11th and 12th Grade) Audition Requirements


*AUDITION MATERIAL: CLICK HERE*

High School Symphonic Band Students will:

Perform their 12 Major Scales according to the FBA All State Audition Requirements (Concert C,F, Bb,Eb,Ab,Db,Gb,B,E,A,D &G)

Perform their Chromatic Scale as per the FBA All State Requirements

Perform their Lyrical Exercise according to the 2020-2021 FBA All State Requirements
Sight Read a short musical excerpt 


Please note that all percussionists will perform their major scales on marimba/xylophone, perform the snare All State etude, and will sight read on timpani.




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MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND AUDITION MATERIAL

HS and MS Jazz Bands will be selected based on Band Director Nomination for the 2021 Event.



Middle School JAZZ Audition Requirements

Middle School Jazz Band Students will:
Perform their 7 Major Scales according to the FBA All State Jazz Audition Requirements (Concert G,C,F, Bb,Eb,Ab, & Db)
Perform their SWING ETUDE according to the 2020-2021 FBA All State Jazz Audition Requirements
OPTIONAL: Improvisation opportunity according to the FBA All State Jazz Audition Requirements

Drum Set:
Students auditioning on drum set for jazz band will demonstrate, per FBA All-State requirements, steady time and creativity with a Rock, Bossa Nova and Swing pattern.



High School JAZZ Audition Requirements

High School Jazz Band Students will:
Perform their SWING ETUDE according to the 2020-2021 FBA All State Jazz Audition Requirements
Perform their FUNK ETUDE according to the 2020-2021 FBA All State Jazz Audition Requirements
OPTIONAL: Improvisation opportunity according to the FBA All State Jazz Audition Requirements


Drum Set:

Students auditioning on drum set for jazz band will demonstrate, per FBA All-State requirements, steady time and creativity with a Rock, Bossa Nova and Swing pattern. High School students will also demonstrate a Jazz-Samba pattern.