2011 – 2012

A.T.S.S.B Region XIV All-Region Mariachi

Tryout Materials & Information

 

1.     The All-Region Mariachi will consist of three groups with the following instrumentation:

 

      HIGH SCHOOL (GROUP 1 AND 2)

            9 – Violins                   2 – Vihuelas

            2 – Flutes                   2 – Guitarrones

            4– Trumpets                1 -  Marimba

            2 – Guitars                 2 – Male Vocalists

            1 - Harp                       2 -  Female Vocalists

 

            Total=27

 

     MIDDLE SCHOOL

            9 – Violins                   2 – Vihuelas

            2 – Flutes                   2 – Guitarrones

            4– Trumpets                1 -  Marimba

            2 – Guitars                 2 – Male Vocalists

            1 - Harp                       2 -  Female Vocalists

 

            Total=27

 

2.     Tryout Information

MIDDLE SCHOOL AUDITIONS

A.    Site :  Falfurrias  H.S.

B.     Date: January 10th   2012

C.     Time: 5:00pm (Directors Meeting)

                                  5:30pm (Tryouts Begin)

·         Please be on time as starting late will only prolong

the auditions!

 

HIGH SCHOOL AUDITIONS

A.  Site :  Falfurrias H.S.

B.  Date: January 12th, 2012

C.  Time: 5:00pm (Directors Meeting)

                                  5:30pm (Tryouts Begin)

·         Please be on time as starting late will only prolong

the auditions!

 

 

 

D.    ENTRY DEADLINE

1.      January 3, 2012

2.      Mail all entries and fees to:

            Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School

      Attn: Joe A. Soliz, Mariachi Division Chairman

      172 Badger Lane

      Ben Bolt, Tx. 78342

Email: jsoliz@bbisd.esc2.net  Cell: 361-701-4573 Sch: 361-664-9904 ext. 30

 

E.     Fee: $ 10.00 per student

Checks payable to: ATSSB-Region Mariachi

Late entries accepted until January 6, 2012. Late fee $20.00 per student

·         Bring this booklet to the tryout for use as your judges packet

·         Tryout results will become final one hour after the last section to complete the audition is finished.

 

3.     Clinic Information

A.    Clinic/Concert Date January 20th and 21st , 2012

 

B.     Site – Falfurrias High School

 

C.     Clinicians – High School (group I) – Frank Sosa

  High School (group II) – Lalo Salinas

                                            Middle School – Jessie Rios

 

                  D.  Clinic and Concert Schedule

 

                                    Friday January 20, 2012

                                    4:00 pm                       Rehearse Male Vocal 1 and Female Vocal 1

                                    5:30 pm                       Dinner Break

                                    7:30-8:30 pm               Rehearsal   Male Vocal 2 and Female Vocal 2

 

                                    Saturday  January 21, 2012

                                    9:00 am                       Rehearsal-Review Vocal selections

                                    10:30 a.m.                   Rehearse instrumental selections

                                    11:45 am                     Lunch Break

                                    1:30-3:00 pm               Final Rehearsal—Review all material

                                    3:00 pm                       Rehearsal for Parade of Colors

                                    3:15 pm                       Break and change into mariachi trajes

                                    4:30 p.m.                     Warm up for Concert

                                    5:00 pm                       CONCERT    

 

Middle School (Tentative Repertoire)                        High School  Group 1(Tentative Repertoire)

1. Las Llaves de Mi Alma-Male Voice (D)                1. La Derrota-Male Voice (D)

2. En Mi Viejo San Juan-Male Voice (G)                   2. Sombras-Male Voice (G/Gm)

3. Sabor A Mi-Female Voice (D)                                3. TBA-Male Voice ()

4. Canta Canta Canta-Female Voice (C)                    4. Mucho Corazon-Female Voice (G)

5. El Pollito (Instrumental-Son)                                  5. La Charreada-Female Voice (A)

                                                                                    6. TBA-Female Voice ()

                                                                                    7. El Relampago-(Son in G)

                                                                                   

High School Group II—Repertoire will be selected after tryouts from group II vocalists personal repertoire plus two instrumental  selections.

 

Items to bring: pencils, highlighters, extra set of strings, rosin, valve oil, picks,

straps/thalis and personal tuners.

 

 

*Note: Each student must have their own traje with sombreros (if possible) for the concert.

Please make sure that all the botonaduras are in place and not broken or hanging.

Wear your traje with pride! Shirts pressed, botines shined…etc.

 

 

4.     Tryout Material

 

A.    Junior High

1.      Violin

a.      Scale sheet G scale 2 8vas from Open G string to 2nd finger on E

b.      Suzuki Violin School Vol 1, Pg. 27 (39 new bk) #14 Minuet 2

quarter note=88

c.       Instrumental Son-“El Pollito” quarter note=144

2.      Flute, Trumpet

a.      ATSSB Chromatic Scale

b.      ATSSB slow etude

c.        Instrumental Son-“El Pollito” quarter note=144

3.      Mallets

a.      Chromatic Scale C to C two octaves quarter note =120

b.      Keyboard Technic-McMillan “The Wild Horseman”

c.       Instrumental Son-“El Pollito” quarter note=144

4.      Armonia (Guitar/Vihuela)

a.      Exercise/Manico sheet

b.      Instrumental Son-“El Pollito” quarter note=144

c.       Bolero- “Sabor A Mi” quarter note=96

5.      Guitarron-Harp

a.      Scale sheet: G Major Scale, D Major Scale, C Major Scale

b.      Instrumental Son-“El Pollito” quarter note=144

c.       Bolero- “Sabor A Mi” quarter note=96

 

B.     Male Vocalist

MIDDLE SCHOOL                                      

1. Las Llaves De Mi Alma (Key of D)                                              

2. En Mi Viejo San Juan (Key of G)                         

 

C.    Female Vocalist

      MIDDLE SCHOOL                                      

      1. Sabor A Mi (Key of D)                              

      2. Canta Canta Canta (Key of C)                                          

 

·         Each vocal selection must be memorized and at least 50% will be heard at the tryout

·         The songs on the CD are only to be used as a reference. The tryout music is not necessarily written exactly as heard on the CD. The audition music must be performed as written. The vocalists, however, are allowed to ad lib. The vocal lead sheets (when available) are also to be used as a reference only. The vocal pistas on the CD will be the same ones used at the audition.

 

 

 

D.    High School

1.      Violin

a.      Scale sheet

b.      Suzuki Violin School Vol 2, Pg. 12 (17 new book) 

#7 “The Two Grenadiers” play all

c.       Instrumental Son- “El Relampago”

2.      Flute, Trumpet

a.      ATSSB Chromatic Scale

b.      ATSSB Flute Etude A Minor, Sarabande by Bach play 1st 4 lines

ATSSB Trumpet Etude-Largo Cantabile by Gatti To 8th rest on third line

c.       Instrumental Son- “El Relampago”

3.      Mallets

a.      Chromatic Scale C to C two octaves quarter note =120

b.      MALLETS: MODERN SCHOOL FOR XYLOPHONE

Pages 92-93, #XXXVIII, Vivace. Play to 1st meas. of line 6. q = 120-132

c.       Instrumental Son- “El Relampago”

 

4.      Armonia (Guitar/Vihuela)

a.      Exercise/Manico sheet

b.      Instrumental Son- “El Relampago”

c.       Bolero-“Sombras”

5.      Guitarron-Harp

a.      Scale sheet

b.      Instrumental Son- “El Relampago”

c.       Bolero-“Sombras”

 

E.     Male Vocalist

HIGH SCHOOL

1. La Derrota (Key of D)

2. Sombras (Key of G/Gm)

 

F.     Female Vocalist

      HIGH SCHOOL

      1. Mucho Corazon (Key of G)

      2. La Charreada (Key of A)

 

·         Each vocal selection must be memorized and at least 50% will be heard at the tryout

·         The songs on the CD are only to be used as a reference. The tryout music is not necessarily written exactly as heard on the CD. The audition music must be performed as written. The vocalists, however, are allowed to ad lib. The vocal lead sheets (when available) are also to be used as a reference only. The vocal pistas on the CD will be the same ones used at the audition.

·         Pistas (karaoke CD’s) will be available from John Vela at San Diego High School for a fee of $25. The pista will include the Junior High and High School audition music plus the two instrumental sones. Please email him to request a CD. His school email is:

 

jvela@sdisd.esc2.net

Cell: 361-701-0823      Sch: 361-279-3544 ext. 3238