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 Instrumental Music Activities Calendar

 Date  Event  Time  Location
 Oct.. 12, 2018  All County applications due    to Mr. Hirsh
       
 Nov. 8th, 2018  All County Orchestra Auditions  T.B.A.  West Middle
 Nov.10th, 2018  All State Auditions - band and string  T.B.A.  T.B.A
 Nov.15th, 2018     All County Band Auditions  T.B.A.  West Middle
       
 Dec. 19th, 2018  Winter Concert  rehearsal  T.B.A  North Carroll Middle
 Dec. 20th, 2018  Winter Instrumental Concert  7:00 p.m.  Manchester Valley H.S.
       
 Jan. 26th, 2019  All County Orchestra Concert  11:00 a.m.  Manchester Valley High School.
 Feb. 16th, 2019  All County Band Concert  11:00 a.m.  Winter's Mill High Schoo;.
       
 Mar. 12-14, 2019  Band & Orchestra Performance 
 Assessments
 T.B.A.  South Carroll H.S
 Mar.16th, 2019  County Solo & Ensemble Festival  T.B.A.  Carroll Community Coll. 
       
  May 6-10, 2019  State Band & Orchestra Assessments  T.B.A.   T.B.A.
  May 11th, 2019  State Solo & Ensemble Festival - Strings  T.B.A.   T.B.A.
  May 18th, 2019  State Solo & Ensemble Festival - Band  T.B.A.   Towson University
  May 24th, 2019  Hershey Park Assessments  T.B.A.   Hershey, PA
  May 29th, 2019  Spring Concert  rehearsal  T.B.A.   Manchester Valley H.S.
  May 30th, 2019  Spring Instrumental Concert  7:00 p.m.   Manchester Valley H.S.

 

All County Band and Orchestra

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...scales 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

 

2018 - 19 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 15, 2019  7 – 8:30 PM   Manchester Valley High School
 January 22, 2019  7 – 8:30 PM   Manchester Valley High School
 January 24, 2019  7 – 9 PM   Manchester Valley High School
 January 25, 2019  9 AM – 3 PM (Field Trip info will follow)   Manchester Valley High School
 January 26, 2019  9 – 10:30 AM   Manchester Valley High School
 January 26, 2019  11 AM (Concert)   Manchester Valley High School

 

All County Band rehearsal dates:

Rehearsals: Time:  Location:
 February 6, 2019  7 – 8:30 PM  Winter's Mill High School
 February 12, 2019  7 – 8:30 PM  Winter's Mill High School
 February 14, 2019  7 – 9 PM  Winter's Mill High School
 February 15, 2019  9 AM – 3 PM  Winter's Mill High School
 February 16, 2019  9 – 10:30 AM  Winter's Mill High School
 February 16, 2019  11 AM (Concert)  Winter's Mill High School