District 12 Auditions


Chorus Auditions

Saturday, November 23, 2013
Octorara Area HS
Bill Johnson, Host

8:00-9:00 a.m. - Student registration
8:30 a.m. - Directors' meeting
9:15 a.m. - Auditions begin

This year, we are asking that all directors remain on-site until scores are tallied and announced. At that time, folders containing the music for the District festival will be distributed.

2013-2014 Chorus Audition Materials

Bach/Mack & Banzhaf
Sicut Locutus Est
Carl Fisher
Publisher #CM8111

Brahmns/Wasner
Wondrous Cool, Thou Woodland Quiet
Schirmer/HL
Publisher #50302110

Grotenhuis
Blessed Be the Name of the Lord
Curtis/Kjos
Publisher #C8025

Click here for a PDF of District 12 choral audition policies

Click here to register students for auditions.


Instrumental Auditions

RESCHEDULED to Saturday, January 4, 2014
Bayard Rustin HS, West Chester
Michael Shoremount, Host

7:30-8:30 a.m. - Student registration (breakfast items will be available for student purchase)
7:30-8:00 a.m. - Director registration
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Director meeting
9:00 a.m. - Excerpts posted
9:15 a.m. - Auditions begin
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch items available for purchase

All directors are asked to return in the evening or to remain on-site until scores are tallied and announced. At that time, folders containing the music for the District festival will be distributed.

***Please note that only registered students and directors will be allowed past the registration area. Parents who are waiting for their students will have a waiting room available to them, and will not be permitted in the student waiting area or audition area. For schools who are not transporting their students, it is suggested that parents drop students off in the morning and return when their students are finished with their audition.

***A second snow date of Sunday, January 5, 2014, will be set in case of inclement weather. Plan on Registration at 2:00 pm with the auditions beginning approximately at 3:00 pm.

Click here for a PDF of the 2013-2014 solo list

Scale Procedures

Major Scales
Chromatic Scale
Snare Drum Rudiments

Click here for a PDF of District 12 instrumental audition policies

Click here to register students for auditions.

Harp: The harpist for PMEA festivals is chosen by the district president via a tape audition. Click here to download the harp application packet.