Oklahoma Baptist University

2013-14 HONOR BANDS

Audition Date

November 11, 2013
5:00 p.m. (Director’s meeting at 4:45pm.)
Raley Chapel on the OBU campus

Clinic Date

Monday, January 6 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 7 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Concert

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 7 - Potter Auditorium in Raley Chapel on the OBU Campus

Clinicians

Senior High

Dr. Michael Raiber, Oklahoma City University

Junior High

Alex Claussen, Bartlesville High School

Registration and Fees

Register online by October 30, 2013. Late registration is allowed, with a late registration fee of $4.00 per registrant.

To register, fill out our registration form.

Mail payment or P.O., payable to OBU Bands, to:

OBU Bands
Box 61261
500 W. University St.
Shawnee, OK, 74804

Fees

***This year we are implementing a flat fee of $10 per entry. There will not be a separate audition and participation fee.***

Audition fees must be paid (or PO submitted) by the audition date for students to be allowed to audition.

Audition Materials

Senior High (Grades 10-12)

  • Excerpts from the Oklahoma All-State First-Round Band List
  • Sight reading will be required of Senior High (no scales)

Junior High School

  • Excerpts from the Rubank Advanced Method
  • Be prepared to play the Bb chromatic scale one octave up and down plus one of the following 5 concert scales: C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab
  • All Junior High Percussionists will choose Percussion I, II, or III and will audition on all three etudes in that category.

Concert Attire

  • Ladies: dresses (mid-calf length preferred) or dress pants and top
  • Gentleman: slacks, shirt, and tie (coat optional), dress shoes

Feel free to contact Ryan Meeks, Director of Bands, at 405.585.4311 or with any questions.

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