Bb and Eb Clarinets
Alto, Bass, and Contra Clarinets
Oboe and All Saxophones
Horn in F
Baritone/Euphonium (Bass Clef)
Baritone/Euphonium (Treble Clef)
Bb and Eb Soprano Clarinets – Exercises from Selected Studies for Clarinet by H. Voxman, Rubank Pub.
Alto, Bass, and Contra Clarinets – Exercises from Artistic Studies for Clarinet, Book 1 (from the French School) ed. by D. Hite, Southern Music Pub.
Oboes and All Saxophones – Exercises from 48 Famous Studies for Oboe or Saxophone by Ferling, Southern Music Pub.
Bassoon – Exercises from 48 Famous Studies for Bassoon by Ferling-Thornton, Southern Music Pub.
Trumpet – Exercises from Selected Studies for Cornet/Trumpet by H. Voxman, Southern Music Pub.
Horn in F – Exercises from 335 Selected Melodious, Progressive, and Technical Exercises for French Horn, Book I, by Pottag-Andraud, Southern Music Pub.
Tenor Trombone – Exercises from Selected Studies for Trombone by H. Voxman, Rubank Pub.
Bass Trombone – Exercises from 24 Studies for Bass Trombone or Trombone with F Attachment by Boris Grigoriev, ed. Allen Ostrander, International Music Company Publicatons
Baritone/Euphonium (Bass Clef) – Exercises from Selected Studies for Baritone by H. Voxman, Rubank Pub.
Baritone/ Euphonium (Treble Clef) – Exercises from Selected Studies for Cornet-Trumpet by H. Voxman, Southern Music Pub.
Tuba – Exercises from 70 Studies for BBb Tuba, Vol. 1 by Vladislav Blazhevich, Robert King Music Pub.
2015-16 Pg. 27, no. 28, 4/4, Eb Major, Andante Semplice
2016-17 Pg. 8, no. 9, 4/4, D minor, Andante cantabile
2017-18 Pg. 22, no. 23, 6/4/, D Major, Andante
2018-19 Pg. 19, no. 20, 2/2, G minor, Lento
Percussion Instruments – Students are required to demonstrate a proficiency on all percussion instruments – mallet, snare, and timpani.
Mallet Scales (Major)
2015-16 – C, Ab, E
2016-17 – F, Db, A
2017-18 – Bb, Gb, D
2018-19 – Eb, B, G
Mallet Etudes – Masterpieces for Marimba by Thomas McMillan
2015-16 – Pg. 14, Sonata by Handel (to letter B, without repeats)
2016-17 – Pg. 16, Sonata by Corelli (lines 1-5)
2017-18 – Pg. 6, Sonatina by Telemann (lines 1-6)
2018-19 – Pg. 10, Sonata by Handel (beginning to letter B, without repeats)
Snare Drum Rudiments
Concert (closed) roll – (pp < ff > pp) 20 second time limit – 10 seconds for crescendo, 10 seconds for decrescendo – Required every year
Rudimental (open) roll [double stroke roll] – (slow – fast – slow) 40 second time limit – 20 seconds slow to fast, 20 seconds fast to slow – Required every year
Flam and Drag Rudiments – not required
Snare Drum Etudes – Portraits In Rhythm by Anthony Cirone
2015-16 – Etude #4 (lines 1-6)
2016-17 – Etude #42 (p. 45, lines 1-5)
2017-18 – Etude #11 (lines 1-8)
2018-19 – Etude #2 (lines 7-12)
Timpani Etudes – not required