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 Instrumental Music Activities Calendar

 Date  Event  Time  Location
 Oct.. 13, 2017  All County applications due    to Mr. Hirsh
       
 Nov. 9th, 2017  All County Orchestra Auditions  T.B.A.  West Middle
 Nov.11th, 2017  All State Auditions - band and string  T.B.A.  T.B.A
 Nov.16th, 2017     All County Band Auditions  T.B.A.  West Middle
       
 Dec. 18th, 2017  Winter Concert  rehearsal  T.B.A  Manchester Valley H.S.
 Dec. 19th, 2017  Winter Instrumental Concert  7:00 p.m.  Manchester Valley H.S.
       
 Feb. 3rd, 2018  All County Orchestra Concert  11:00 a.m.  Liberty High School.
 Feb. 24th, 2018  All County Band Concert  11:00 a.m.  South Carroll H.S.
       
 Mar. 13-15, 2018  Band & Orchestra Performance 
 Assessments
 T.B.A.  South Carroll H.S
 Mar.17th, 2018  County Solo & Ensemble Festival  T.B.A.  Carroll Community Coll. 
       
  May 7-11, 2018  State Band & Orchestra Assessments  T.B.A.   T.B.A.
  May 12th, 2018  State Solo & Ensemble Festival - Strings  T.B.A.   T.B.A.
  May 19th, 2018  State Solo & Ensemble Festival - Band  T.B.A.   Towson University
  May 25th, 2018  Hershey Park Assessments  T.B.A.   Hershey, PA
  May 30th, 2018  Spring Concert  rehearsal  T.B.A.   Manchester Valley H.S.
  May 31st, 2018  Spring Instrumental Concert  7:00 p.m.   Manchester Valley H.S.

 

All County

 

All County Band rehearsal dates:

Rehearsals: Time:  Location:
 January 17, 2018  7 – 8:30 PM  Century High School
 February 7, 2018  7 – 8:30 PM  South Carroll High School
 February 15, 2018  7 – 9 PM  South Carroll High School
 February 16, 2018  9 AM – 3 PM  South Carroll High School
 February 17, 2018  9 – 10:30 AM  South Carroll High School
 February 17, 2018  11 AM (Concert)  South Carroll High School

  

General Information

Click here for complete All-County Audition Requirements & Procedures 

All instruments are required to learn scales. 
These should be easy points to earn because you KNOW they're coming wink

You won't be asked to play all of them, but you won't know which they will want to hear
until the night of the audition, so you should learn all that are listed.

 

All County Scale Sheets (click and print...must be memorized)
Flute Tenor Saxophone Violin
Oboe French Horn Viola
Clarinet Trumpet / Baritone 
Treble Clef 
Cello
Bass Clarinet Bassoon / Trombone / Baritone
Bass Clef 
String Bass
Alto / Baritone Saxophone Tuba Percussion

 

2017 - 18 All County BAND & ORCHESTRA Audition Music 

(THE STRING AUDITION MUSIC IS DIFFERENT FOR 
COUNTY THAN FOR STATE STRING AUDITIONS)

click and print
Flute All Saxophones Violin*
Oboe French Horn Viola*
Clarinet Trumpet Cello*
Low Clarinets Trombone
Baritone
String Bass*
Bassoon Tuba Percussion
Snare
Mallets
Timpani

 

 

 

All County Orchestra rehearsal dates:

Rehearsals: Time:  Location:
 January 10, 2018  7 – 8:30 PM   Liberty High School
 January 24, 2018  7 – 8:30 PM   Liberty High School
 February 1, 2018  7 – 9 PM   Liberty High School
 February 2, 2018  9 AM – 3 PM   Liberty High School
 February 3, 2018  9 – 10:30 AM   Liberty High School
 February 3, 2018  11 AM (Concert)   Liberty High School