2017 Scarlet Band Auditions

Step 1: Scheduling

Each audition will last no longer than 7 minutes. When selecting your audition time, please be aware that you are signing up for a 15-minute slot and your 7 minute audition will occur within that slot. 

(i.e. audition 1 – 8:00pm – 8:07pm, audition 2 – 8:07pm – 8:14pm)

Audition Location: 300 Babcock St., at the corner of Ashford St. in West Campus (entrance is 100-feet down the Ashford St. side of the building)

Please click here to book your audition. 
*If you receive an error while attempting to book a time, make sure to refresh the page and try again.

Step 2: Audition Materials

Winds: In addition to the 3 excerpts on each PDF below, play 1 short piece of your own choosing (at least 20-30 seconds long) It can be anything at all – we just want to hear you make some music of your own!

Flute
Clarinet
Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Mellophone
Trumpet
Trombone/Baritone
Tuba

Electric Guitar:  Please comp 12-bar blues in F, and also prepare 20-30 seconds each of the following 5 styles on your own:  fast rock, slow rock, swing, Latin, and funk.  (We just want to hear what you can do!)  Amps will be provided, please bring a cable of your own.

Keyboard / Synthesizer:  Please comp 12-bar blues in F, and also prepare 20-30 seconds each of the following 5 styles on your own:  fast rock, slow rock, swing, Latin, and funk.  (We just want to hear what you can do!)  A keyboard and amp will be provided.

Electric Bass:  Please walk 12-bar blues in F, and also prepare 20-30 seconds each of the following 5 styles on your own:  fast rock, slow rock, swing, Latin, and funk.  (We just want to hear what you can do!)  Amps will be provided, please bring a cable of your own.

Drum Set:  Please prepare 20-30 seconds each of the following 5 styles on your own:  fast rock, slow rock, swing, Latin, and funk.  (We just want to hear what you can do!)  Drum set will be provided, please bring sticks.

If you have any questions regarding the audition, please contact Sharif Mamoun at smamoun@bu.edu