MMEA All State Audition Four-Year Rotation

Table of Contents

(click on an instrument / voice part)

I. Percussion & Winds

Piccolo

Clarinet

Bass Cl.

Bassoon

Alto Sax.

Tenor Sax.

Baritone Sax.

Horn

Trumpet

Trombone

Baritone/Euphonium

Tuba

Percussion

II. Strings

Violin

Viola

Cello

Bass

Harp

III. Vocal

Soprano / Tenor

Alto / Bass



I. Percussion & Winds

Percussion & Wind Questions/Comments?  Chris White, mainemmeabandvp@gmail.com

        Contact Dale Perkins at Perkins Music House if you are interested in buying the

entire four-year rotation.  (207) 612-5006 or pmh@gwi.net

For full description of audition process, click on the following links:

 scale requirements, sight reading, scoring rubrics

* * All students must have original audition materials in their possession at the time of their audition.* *


Piccolo                

Year A (Fall 2020):        Stars and Stripes Forever (trio)        John Philip Sousa, ed. Halferty         (Kendor)

Year B (Fall 2017):        Stars and Stripes Forever (trio)        John Philip Sousa, ed. Halferty         (Kendor)

Year C (Fall 2018):        Stars and Stripes Forever (trio)        John Philip Sousa, ed. Halferty         (Kendor)

Year D (Fall 2019):        Stars and Stripes Forever (trio)        John Philip Sousa, ed. Halferty         (Kendor)

ISBN-13: 978-1042610488


Flute                

Selected from:         Melodious and Progressive Studies for Flute, Book 2 by Cavally (Southern Music, 2006)

Year A (Fall 2020):        Page 20-21, #5; & Page 39, Andantino (no repeat, but end on A concert)        

Year B (Fall 2017):        Page 24-25, #7; & Page 42, Andante

Year C (Fall 2018):        Page 26-27, #8 ; & Page 40-41, Allegro                

Year D (Fall 2019):        Page 29 #10; & Page 41, Moderato


Oboe                

Selected from:         48 Studies, Op. 31 - Oboe by Franz W. Ferling w/CD (Carl Fisher, 2008)

ISBN-13: 978-0825868269

Year A (Fall 2020):        #44 & #45

Year B (Fall 2017):        $43 & #32

Year C (Fall 2018):        #2 & #39

Year D (Fall 2019):        #14 & #11


Clarinet        

Selected from:         32 Etudes and 40 Studies for Clarinet (Dover Chamber Music Scores, 2007)

ISBN-13: 978-0486457307

Year A (Fall 2020):        #25 of "32 Etudes" (quarter = 50-60) &

#20 of "40 Studies" (quarter  = 104)

Year B (Fall 2017):        #10 of "32 Etudes" (quarter = 92-104) &

 #13 of "40 Studies" (use indicated tempi)

Year C (Fall 2018):        #14 of  "32 Etudes" (quarter = 84-92) &

#17 of  "32 Etudes" (eighth = 92-100)

Year D (Fall 2019):        #15 of  "32 Etudes" (eighth = 96-104) &

#20 of "32 Etudes" (should be ⅜ time, eighth = 132-148)


Bass Cl.        

Selected from:         32 Etudes and 40 Studies for Clarinet (Dover Chamber Music Scores, 2007)

ISBN-13: 978-0486457307

Year A (Fall 2020):        #1 of "32 Etudes"

Year B (Fall 2017):        #3 of "32 Etudes"

Year C (Fall 2018):        #5 of "32 Etudes"

Year D (Fall 2019):        #9 of "32 Etudes"


Bassoon        

Selected from: Weissenborn Method for Bassoon (New Enlarged Edition, Revised by Fred Bettoney)

·                                       (Carl Fischer, 1940)

ISBN-13: 978-0825801693

Year A (Fall 2020):         #15 (pp 122-123) No repeats

Year B (Fall 2017):        #39 (pp 144-145) Complete

Year C (Fall 2018):         #23 (pp 130-131) and #26 (pp 132-133)  No repeats

Year D (Fall 2019):        #17 (p 125) Complete


Alto Sax.        

Selected from:  “Selected Studies” by H. Voxman, Rubank, Inc. (Hal Leonard, 1991)

ISBN-13: 978-1423445272

Year A (Fall 2020):        C Major         Molto Allegro by Heinze, page 3                

B Minor        Adagio Cantabile by Drouet, page 21

Year B (Fall 2017):        G Major        Allegro Moderato, ma brillante by Muller, page 11

A Minor        Moderato assai (in 4) by Muller, page 5

Year C (Fall 2018):        F Major        Allegro by Heinze, page 7        

C Major        Andante by Heinze, page 2

Year D (Fall 2019):        A Minor        Allegro Brilliante by Luft, page 4        

G Major         Andante by Heinze, page 10


Tenor Sax.        

Selected from:  “Selected Studies” by H. Voxman, Rubank, Inc. (Hal Leonard, 1991)

ISBN-13: 978-1423445272

Year A (Fall 2020):        C Major         Molto Allegro by Heinze, page 3                

B Minor        Adagio Cantabile by Drouet, page 21

Year B (Fall 2017):        G Major        Allegro Moderato, ma brillante by Muller, page 11

A Minor        Moderato assai (in 4) by Muller, page 5

Year C (Fall 2018):        F Major        Allegro by Heinze, page 7        

C Major        Andante by Heinze, page 2

Year D (Fall 2019):        A Minor        Allegro Brilliante by Luft, page 4        

G Major         Andante by Heinze, page 10


Baritone Sax.        

Selected from:  “Selected Studies” by H. Voxman, Rubank, Inc. (Hal Leonard, 1991)

ISBN-13: 978-1423445272

Year A (Fall 2020):        C Major         Molto Allegro by Heinze, page 3                

B Minor        Adagio Cantabile by Drouet, page 21

Year B (Fall 2017):        G Major        Allegro Moderato, ma brillante by Muller, page 11

A Minor        Moderato assai (in 4) by Muller, page 5

Year C (Fall 2018):        F Major        Allegro by Heinze, page 7        

C Major        Andante by Heinze, page 2

Year D (Fall 2019):        A Minor        Allegro Brilliante by Luft, page 4        

G Major         Andante by Heinze, page 10


Horn                

Selected from:  335 Selected Melodious Progressive and Technical Studies for French Horn by Pottag

Hovey (Southern Music, 1961)

ISBN-13: 978-1581060546

Year A (Fall 2020):         page 31, Gugel (whole page)  & page 37, Kopprasch #28                 

Year B (Fall 2017):        page 114 & 115, Gallay Caprice

Year C (Fall 2018):        page 76, Saint-Saens, Romance & page 82, Kopprasch (whole page)

Year D (Fall 2019):        page 121, Gallay (whole page) & page 27, Kling #19


Trumpet        

Selected from:         

Arban's Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet (Carl Ficsher, 2013)

ISBN-13: 978-0825893148

and

Concone Lyrical Studies for Trumpet or Horn transcribed by John F. Sawyer (The Brass Press, 1972)

Year A (Fall 2020):        Arban's 14 Characteristic Studies:  No. 1 (Beginning to key change)

Concone Etude No. 12  

Year B (Fall 2017):        Arban's 14 Characteristic Studies:  No. 6 (Beginning to key change)

Concone Etude No. 23

Year C (Fall 2018):        Arban's 14 Characteristic Studies:  No. 9 (Beginning to first note of Piu Largo)

Concone Etude No. 30

Year D (Fall 2019):        Arban's 14 Characteristic Studies:  No. 8 (Measure 32 to the fermata on low A)

Concone Etude No. 17:  End at the D.C.


Trombone        

Selections from:  

Super Studies - 26 Progressive Studies by Philip Sparke (Anglo Music, 2004)

and 

Melodious Etudes for Trombone by Bordogni/Rochut Book 1 (Carl Fischer, 2011)

ISBN-13: 978-0825884337

Year A (Fall 2020): “Super Studies”  #4 (Baroque Melody) & “Melodious Etudes” #2

Year B (Fall 2017):  “Super Studies” #9 (Slide Tester No. 1) &  “Melodious Etudes” #6

Year C (Fall 2018):  “Super Studies” #11 (Air) &  “Melodious Etudes” #9

Year D (Fall 2019):  “Super Studies” #24 (Slide Tester No. 2) &  “Melodious Etudes” #16


Baritone/Euphonium        

Selections from:

Melodious Etudes for Trombone (B.C): Book 1 by Rochut/Raph (Carl Fischer, 2011)

ISBN-13: 978-0825884337

and (Choose either B.C. or T.C.):

Rubank Selected Studies for Baritone B.C. (Hal Leonard, 1952) 

ISBN: 9781495075056

Rubank Selected Studies for Baritone T.C. (Hal Leonard, 1952)

ISBN: 9781495051579

                

Year A (Fall 2020): Melodious Etudes #1 (Treble Clef Version) / Rubank pg. 17

Year B (Fall 2017): Melodious Etudes #2 (Treble Clef Version) / Rubank pg. 5    

Year C (Fall 2018): Melodious Etudes #8 / Rubank pg. 2

Year D (Fall 2019): Melodious Etudes #9 / Rubank pg. 7


Tuba                

Selections from:  43 Bel Canto Studies by Marco Bordigni (Robert King Music edition)

ISBN-13: 979-0046286049

Year A (Fall 2020): Study 1

Year B (Fall 2017): Study 3

Year C (Fall 2018): Study 2 & 4

Year D (Fall 2019): Study 10


Percussion        

Selections from:  

Audition Etudes by Garwood Whaley (Meridith Music Publications)

ISBN-13: 978-1574630039

and

Eight (+4) Three Minute Audition Solos for Multiple Percussion, Peter Tanner (Marimba Productions)

Year A (Fall 2020):  

Whaley                Snare Drum        Solo #14      

Timpani              Solo #14      

Mallets                 Solo #14      

Tanner                Solo #4                

Year B (Fall 2017):  

NOTE:  Misprint in #11 snare piece from the Whaley Book.   Measure #4 - the tie on beat 8 should be moved to beat 7 as in previous figures.

Whaley                Snare Drum            Solo #11      

Timpani                 Solo #11      

Mallets                   Solo #11    

Tanner                Solo #1                

Year C (Fall 2018):

Whaley                Snare Drum              Solo #12      

Timpani              Solo #12      

Mallets                   Solo #12    

Tanner                Solo #2                

Year D (Fall 2019):

Whaley                Snare Drum             Solo #13      

Timpani                   Solo #13    

Mallets                     Solo #13    

Tanner                Solo #3      


II. Strings

String Questions/Comments?  Jen Nash, mainemmeaorchestravp@gmail.com

        Contact Dale Perkins at Perkins Music House if you are interested in buying the

entire four-year rotation.  (207) 612-5006 or pmh@gwi.net

For full description of audition process, click on the following links:

 scale requirements, sight reading, scoring rubrics

* * All students must have original audition materials in their possession at the time of their audition.* *


Violin        

 Year A (Fall 2020):         Franz Joseph Haydn, Concerto No. 2 in G Major, 1st movement

m. 21-downbeat of m. 41, m. 53-downbeat of m. 76, Suggestion edition Peters

Year B (Fall 2017):         Accolay, Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, suggested edition International,

m. 21-downbeat m. 86

Year C (Fall 2018):         Viotti, Violin Concerto No. 23 in G major, suggested edition International,

m. 84-140

Year D (Fall 2019):         Mozart, Concerto No. 3 in G major, suggested edition Schirmer,

m. 38-downbeat m. 94

Excerpts:   https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxiQLPHlRvOzLUZPNDMyTWlpWmFtVkhyLTFhWEZfWE5sS3lN


Viola

Year A (Fall 2020):         J.C. Bach, Concerto in c minor, 1st movement

Solo entrance (pick-up to m. 13)-downbeat m. 69, Suggested edition Suzuki

Year B (Fall 2017):         F.A. Hoffmeister, Concerto in D major for Viola and Piano--suggested edition is

International--

pick-up to m. 36 (rehearsal letter A, opening of solo) to downbeat of m. 68, AND pickup to m. 116

(rehearsal letter F) to downbeat of m. 148 (rehearsal letter I)

Year C (Fall 2018):         Eccles, Sonata in G minor, 2nd movement, suggested edition International,

full movement (no repeats)

Year D (Fall 2019):         Marcello, Sonata  No. 1 in F Major, suggested edition International,

1st two movements (no repeats)

Excerpts:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxiQLPHlRvOzLUZPNDMyTWlpWmFtVkhyLTFhWEZfWE5sS3lN


Cello 

Year A (Fall 2020):         Franz Joseph Haydn, Concerto in C Major, 1st movement

Beginning of solo-m. 89, Suggested edition International

Year B (Fall 2017):         Leon Boellman, Symphonic Variations--suggested edition is International--m. 1-67

Year C (Fall 2018):         Goltermann, Concerto No. 4 in G major, Opus 65, suggested edition International,

1st movement, beginning of solo to downbeat of first A Tempo,

then from Tempo I to end

Year D (Fall 2019):         Saint Saens, Concerto No. 1, Op. 33, suggested edition Carl Fischer, m. 1-111

Excerpts:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxiQLPHlRvOzLUZPNDMyTWlpWmFtVkhyLTFhWEZfWE5sS3lN


Bass

Year A (Fall 2020):         J.S. Bach, Gavotte, arr. Fred Zimmerman

Beginning-end of line 6

Year B (Fall 2017):         Saint Saens, The Elephant (from The Carnival of the Animals), All

Year C (Fall 2018):         Gardoni/arr. Oscar Zimmerman,

Small Suite in Classical Style from Ten Solos for the Double Bass

Year D (Fall 2019):         Franz Simandl, Etude No. 8 from 30 Etudes for the String Bass

Excerpts:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxiQLPHlRvOzLUZPNDMyTWlpWmFtVkhyLTFhWEZfWE5sS3lN


Harp

Year B (Fall 2017)  American Salute - Morton Gould

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III. Vocal

Vocal Questions/Comments? Dennis Boyd, mainemmeachoralvp@gmail.com

        Contact Dale Perkins at Perkins Music House if you are interested in buying the

“24 Italian Songs and Arias” collection:          (207) 612-5006 or pmh@gwi.net

For full description of audition process including sight reading, audition rubrics, etc:

http://maineallstatechorusauditions.com/


Soprano / Tenor

Solo Song selections from:  24 Italian Songs and Arias; Medium High Voice (G. Schirmer, 1992)

Year A (Fall 2020): Solo Song:        Danza, Danza Fancuilla Gentile; measures 1 – 41

Choral Assessment: All Creatures Now Are Merry Minded - John Bennet

Year B (Fall 2017): Solo Song:        Per La Gloria; 1st verse only

Choral Assessment: Fire, Fire My Heart - Thomas Morley

        

Year C (Fall 2018): Solo Song:        Gia Sole Del Gange; measures 1 – 48

Choral Assessment: Sing We And Chant It - Thomas Morley

Year D (Fall 2019): Solo Song:        Sebben Crudele; measures 1 – 48

Choral Assessment: Those Sweet Delightful Lillies - Thomas Bateson

Alto / Bass

        Solo Song selections from:  24 Italian Songs and Arias; Medium Low Voice (G. Schirmer, 1992)

Year A (Fall 2020): Solo Song:        Danza, Danza Fancuilla Gentile; measures 1 – 41

Choral Assessment: All Creatures Now Are Merry Minded - John Bennet

Year B (Fall 2017): Solo Song:        Per La Gloria; 1st verse only

Choral Assessment: Fire, Fire My Heart - Thomas Morley

        

Year C (Fall 2018): Solo Song:        Gia Sole Del Gange; measures 1 – 48

Choral Assessment: Sing We And Chant It - Thomas Morley

Year D (Fall 2019): Solo Song:        Sebben Crudele; measures 1 – 48

Choral Assessment: Those Sweet Delightful Lillies - Thomas Bateson


INSTRUMENTAL REPERTOIRE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Schneider, Dan - PERCUSSION                              dan.schneider@sad1.org 

Forster, Andy - TRUMPET                         aforster@rsu18.org 

Michaud, Pat                                                         pmichaud@rsu22.us 

Anderson, Heidi                                                        handerson@brunswick.k12.me.us

Fortin, Jennifer                                                     jfortin@msad54.org

Smith, Elizabeth                                                        esmith@rsu10.org

Kennedy, Douglas                                                        douglas_kennedy@msad40.org

Fields, Loren - HORN                                                lfields@msad49.org

Simonoff, Jon - BARITONE/TUBA                       jonrsimonoff@gmail.com

Matta, Liz - SAX                                                matta@lincolnacademy.org

Burditt, Scott                                                 sburditt@bangorschools.net

Landis, Margie                                                                landism@link75.org

Calhoun, Sherri                                                        calhouns@sad1.org

Skiffington, Craig                                               Skefficr@spsd.org

Graichen, David                                     david.graichen@rsu35.org

Ramsey, Caitlin                                          cramsey@capeelizabethschools.org

Lizotte, Tom                                                tlizotte@capeelizabethschools.org

Manduca, Mark - TROMBONE                        mmanduca@rsu23.org

Ebersold, Tim - BASSOON                                               tim.ebersold@gorhamschools.org

Sturtevant, Jake                                                      jsturtevant@bonnyeagle.org

Large, Deb                                                    dlarge@kidsrsu.org

Powers, Dawne-Marie                                   powersd@link75.org

Mathieu, Kim                                                    kim.mathieu@gorhamschools.org

Potvin, Ben - CLARINET                                               bpotvin@rsu21.net

Whitney, Keri                                                      kwhitneymusic@gmail.com

Rosenblum, Jean                                               jeanrose@maine.edu

Brian Hutchinson                                behutchinson@gmail.com

Carol Clark                                        cclark@sad15.org

Pamela Kinsey - FLUTE                        pamela.kinsey@eastonschools.org

Josh Champagne                                jchampagne@sanford.org

Neil Boyer - OBOE