Region 23

(includes Regions 23 and 27)

Updated 8-23-18 for 2018-19 auditions

(links will be updated as soon as they become available)

John Pritchett, Coordinator

Contact information:

Email address: jpritchett@bellvilleisd.org

Telephone: 979-865-3681

All-Region Jazz Auditions

FROM TMEA: Please be aware that the entry software is set up to designate 14 days prior to the audition date as the deadline for entries and 7 days prior to the audition date as the final late entry date (with penalties). Also be aware that the entry software is set up to send a letter of reprimand from TMEA to any director who enters students for the first time into auditions after the first deadline 14 days prior to auditions. Be sure to check the contest deadlines on the TMEA audition entry pages.

Online entry opens August 27, 2018; entry deadline is TBA; there will be a late and final due date TBA with penalties attached per Region rules.

Auditions will be held at TBA on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

TBA, host


All-Region Band Auditions

FROM TMEA: Please be aware that the entry software is set up to designate 14 days prior to the audition date as the deadline for entries and 7 days prior to the audition date as the final late entry date (with penalties). Also be aware that the entry software is set up to send a letter of reprimand from TMEA to any director who enters students for the first time into auditions after the first deadline 14 days prior to auditions. Be sure to check the contest deadlines on the TMEA audition entry pages.

Online entry opens TBA; entry deadline is October 20, 2018; there will be a late and final due date October 27, 2018 with penalties attached per Region rules.

Auditions will be held at Sealy High School on November 3, 2018.

Monitor's meeting at 8:00 a.m.; Judges' meeting 8:30 a.m. followed by Junior High auditions at 9:00 a.m. HS auditions to follow no earlier than 2:00 p.m. with another judges' meeting at 1:30 p.m.

Entries are due through the TMEA website. Please check spelling of student names carefully, using correct capitalization (this data will be used for programs and Area certification). Hard copies of ATSSB membership card, fee payments, and copies of your entries are to be postmarked by the deadline for each contest (forms are found on the TMEA website after you enter your students). Make checks out to ATSSB Region 23 and mail to:

John Pritchett, Band Director
Bellville High School
815 S. Mathews Street
Bellville, Texas 77418

All-Region Clinic-Concert

November 10, 2018, at Bellville HighSchool

John Pritchett, Host

Rehearsals start at 9:00 a.m. and the concert will be at 6:00 p.m. There is no admission charge and the public is invited to attend.

Middle School clinician will be TBA.

High School clinician will be TBA.

Audition Music for 2018-19
High School - First four lines of the ATSSB Prescribed Audition Music, Year C and all prescribed scales.


Junior High Music - First three lines of the ATSSB Suggested Junior High Audition Music, Year A with exceptions as noted below.

(NOTE: FRENCH HORN WILL USE TRUMPET ETUDES, and the scales as prescribed by the region (make sure you have the correct updated scales and etudes linked below):

FLUTE OBOE BASSOON CLARINET ALTO/Eb CONTRA BASS/Bb CONTRA
ALTO/BARI SAX TENOR SAX F HORN TRUMPET TROMBONE BASS TROMBONE
BARITONE TC BARITONE BC TUBA UNIFIED PERCUSSION STRINGED BASS

Audio (mp3) files of Middle School Etudes for Year A:

FLUTE slow

FLUTE fast

OBOE slow

OBOE fast

BASSOON slow

BASSOON fast

BASSOON slow

BASSOON fast

CLARINET slow

CLARINET fast

ALTO and Eb CB CLAR slow

ALTO and Eb CB CLAR fast

BASS and Bb CB CLAR slow

BASS and Bb CB CLAR fast

ALTO SAX slow

ALTO SAX fast

TENOR SAX slow

TENOR SAX fast

BARITONE SAX slow

BARITONE SAX fast

TRUMPET slow

TRUMPET fast

FRENCH HORN slow

FRENCH HORN fast

TROMBONE/BARI slow

TROMBONE/BARI fast

BASS TRB slow

BASS TRB fast

TUBA slow

TUBA fast

SNARE DRUM MALLETS TIMPANI  

Region 23 Middle School Scales. MAKE SURE THE SCALE SHEET YOU USE HAS 2019 AT THE TOP (Chromatic has changed):

Stringed Bass    

Here are the rules and procedures followed in region 23

NOTE PENALTIES ADDED FOR LATE ENTRIES:

REGION 23 RULES 2018-19