NBDA 10-11-12th Gr Auditions
10th, 11th, & 12th Graders in the Union HS Band are eligible and encouraged to audition for the NBDA All-District Honor Band. We are proud to represent well in this annual process.
Sign Up to Audition
Audition Schedule and Location
Saturday, November 3, 2018. 8:30am sign-in at instrument auditions rooms at Broken Arrow High School, to see your approximate audition time and sequence. Transportation is on your own.
BAHS Campus Map
List of Etudes
Scales (not yet avaiable)
Sight-reading as presented during the audition itself.
See a Band Director for the etudes or the method books as needed, as well as sight reading prep materials.
Audition Preparation Tips
Don't wait until the last minute to practice; you have over six months to prepare, so take your time and prepare thoroughly! Don't forget to work on all those scales too. Employ the use of a Private Lesson teacher to help you prepare. Use a metronome!
It's a blind audition but you just might play better if you dress nicely.
Consider bringing a few dollars for refreshments.
The duration of time spent onsite at the audition is entirely dependent on when you audition. You could be done by 9:05am, or by 2:00pm. Be flexible. Plan for transportation. Some instrument rooms may employ a prelims/finals format.
Honor Band Clinic/Concert
January 11-12, 2019 at Bartlesville HS, for those students who are selected by audition to perform in the NBDA All-District Honor Band. Please note that all students who make the honor band will participate in this clinic; each participating student's CHARMS account will be billed $10 for the Friday evening dinner meal.