Sankofa Music Interest Form
Vocal auditions are Tuesday, Dec. 11, and SankofaBand are by appointment after school. If you are filling this form, it means you are, at the very least, available for dress rehearsals and performances during the week of Feb 4-10, 2019.

We will have Saturday early afternoon rehearsals on Jan 26 and Feb 2.

Vocalists: until production week, you will need to be available for vocal number rehearsals on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (all-Cast days).

Regular rehearsals will be on Wednesdays in what remains of December. In January, we will meet on Wednesdays and occasional Thursdays and Fridays (tbd). If you have questions or concerns, e-mail Mrs. H-C at
New for this year! Your SankofaBand audition serves as an audition for Spring musical pit orchestra.
For questions about pit orchestra, talk to Mr. Oldham in Room 014.

Please prepare a brief solo excerpt on your instrument(s) in a style from the African diaspora (ideas below). Some ideas are below. You will be asked to read a brief chart or notation excerpt.

Funk (e.g. Chameleon)
2nd line grooves
When the Saints Go Marching In
Sweet Georgia Brown
anything New Orleans, zydeco, parade music, etc.
Aint too Proud to Beg - Temptations
an Aretha Franklin song
the Banana Boat song (day-O)
something by Celia Cruz or other Afro-Latinx artist
african or afro-caribbean music
Dancing in the Street
Let the Good Times Roll
Gospel selection
Made for Now
Strange Fruit
anything from the soundtrack of Return to the Forbidden Planet !

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First Name *
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Last Name *
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Primary Instrument or Voice Part
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Secondary Instrument(s)
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Email *
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Phone number
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Are you currently in a music class at Blair? If so, which one(s)?
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Have you been in a music class at Blair before this year? If so, which one(s)?
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Feel free to provide additional information to help us get to know you as a musician (e.g. musical experience, favorite artists or styles of music)
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