Region 23

(includes Regions 23 and 27)

Updated 6-13-17 for 2017-18 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 31, 2017; 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 Awty International on TBA (time depends on number of entries).

Jason Peguero, 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 21, 2017; there will be a late and final due date October 28, 2017with penalties attached per Region rules.

Auditions will be held at Sealy High School on November 4, 2017.

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 11, 2017, at Kinkaid School

Russell Vogt, 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 Mary Ellen Cavitt, Associate Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication and Professor, Music Education at Texas State University.

High School clinician will be Ryan Agard from Pearland ISD Dawson HS.

Audition Music for 2017-18
High School - First four lines of the ATSSB Prescribed Audition Music, Year B and all prescribed scales


Junior High Music - First three lines of the ATSSB Suggested Junior High Audition Music, Year C 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 C:
FLUTE slow FLUTE fast OBOE slow OBOE 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 ALTO SAX slow ALTO SAX fast TENOR SAX slow TENOR SAX fast
BARITONE SAX slow BARITONE SAX fast FRENCH HORN slow FRENCH HORN fast TRUMPET slow
TRUMPET fast TROMBONE/BARI slow TROMBONE/BARI fast BASS TRB slow BASS TRB fast
TUBA slow TUBA fast SNARE DRUM MALLETS TIMPANI

Year C SAL SmartMusic Files (You must have a SmartMusic subscription to use these files). To use these files, you may have to right-click the file and download to your computer before using them.

Files will be uploaded when available. If a link does not work, that file is not yet available.

FLUTE slow etude FLUTE fast etude OBOE slow etude OBOE fast etude BASSOON slow etude BASSOON fast etude
CLARINET slow etude CLARINET fast etude Eb ALTO/ CONTRA CLARINET slow etude Eb ALTO/ CONTRA CLARINET fast etude Bb ALTO/ CONTRA CLARINET slow etude Bb ALTO/ CONTRA CLARINET fast etude
ALTO SAX slow etude ALTO SAX fast etude TENOR SAX slow etude TENOR SAX fast etude BARI SAX slow etude BARI SAX fast etude
F HORN slow etude F HORN fast etude TRUMPET slow etude TRUMPET fast etude TROMBONE slow etude TROMBONE fast etude
BARITONE TC slow etude BARITONE TC fast etude BARITONE BC slow etude BARITONE BC fast etude TUBA slow etude TUBA fast etude
SNARE DRUM MALLETS TIMPANI STRINGED BASS slow etude STRINGED BASS fast etude

 


Region 23 Middle School Scales. MAKE SURE THE SCALE SHEET YOU USE HAS 2017 AT THE TOP:

Stringed Bass    

SmartMusic Scales (You must have a SmartMusic subscription to use these files)

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

Here are the rules and procedures followed in region 23

NOTE PENALTIES ADDED FOR LATE ENTRIES:

REGION 23 RULES 2017-18