DISTRICT HONOR BAND
PREPARED ETUDES
 


     Flutes - Exercises from Selected Studies for Flute by H. Voxman; Rubank Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 38, Andante cantabile, Ab Major. Soussman

2012-13   Pg. 8, Largo, E minor. Ferling-Rosť

2013-14   Pg. 4, Sarabande, A minor. Bach
2014-15   Pg. 12, Lento, D minor. 

Bb and Eb Soprano Clarinets - Exercises from Selected Studies for Clarinet by H. Voxman, Rubank Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 2, Andante, C Major. Ferling-Rosť

2012-13   Pg. 22, Andante, Eb Major. Ferling-Rosť

2013-14   Pg. 16, Adagio, G minor. Ferling-Rosť
2014-15   Pg. 18, Andante, D Major. Mazas 

Alto, Bass, and Contra Clarinets - Exercises from Artistic Studies for Clarinet, Book 1 (from the French School) ed. by D. Hite, Southern Music Pub.

2011-12   p. 49, measures 1 - 25

2012-13   p. 70, measures 22 - End

2013-14   p. 59, measures 41 - End
2014-15   p. 53, measures 1 - 32

Oboes and All Saxophones - Exercises from 48 Famous Studies for Oboe or Saxophone by Ferling, Southern Music Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 6, no. 11, D minor, Larghetto

2012-13   Pg. 12, no. 23, F# minor. Andante

2013-14   Pg. 8, no. 15, B minor, Largo mesto
2014-15   Pg. 4, no. 7, E minor, Largo 

Bassoon - Exercises from 48 Famous Studies for Bassoon by Ferling-Thornton, Southern Music Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 5, no. 7, G minor, Largo

2012-13   Pg. 2, no. 3, C minor, Andantino

2013-14   Pg. 20, no. 19, Bb minor, Andante
2014-15   Pg. 8, no. 9, Ab Major 

Trumpet - Exercises from Selected Studies for Cornet/Trumpet by H. Voxman, Southern Music Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 14, Valse, E minor. Bohme

2012-13   Pg. 24, Adagio cantabile, Eb Major. Pietzsch

2013-14   Pg, 32, Adagio cantabile, Ab Major. Duhew
2014-15   Pg. 12, Larghetto, G Major 

French Horn - Exercises from 335 Selected Melodious, Progressive, and Technical Exercises for French Horn, Book I, by Pottag-Andraud, Southern Music Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 50, Adagio

2012-13   Pg. 48, Adagio con expressive (1st five lines). Kopprasch

2013-14   Pg. 51, Largo (1st five lines)
2014-15   Pg. 19, no. 7, Andante 

Tenor Trombone - Exercises from Selected Studies for Trombone by H. Voxman, Rubank Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 28, Maestoso, E minor

2012-13   Pg. 13, Valse lentement, D minor

2013-14   Pg. 19, Largo cantabile, C Major
2014-15   Pg. 26, Andante con moto, G Major 

Bass Trombone - Exercises from 70 Progressive Studies for the Modern Bass Trombonist by Lew Gillis, Southern Music Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 31, no. 48, Db Major

2012-13   Pg. 33, no. 51, C minor

2013-14   Pg. 37, no. 59, F Major
2014-15   Pg. 30, no. 46, Db Major 

Baritone/Euphonium (Bass Clef) - Exercises from Selected Studies for Baritone by H. Voxman, Rubank Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 10, F Major, Larghetto cantabile

2012-13   Pg. 22, Db Major, Adagio cantabile

2013-14   Pg. 2, Bb Major, Adagio cantabile
2014-15   Pg. 18, C Major, Largo cantabile 

Baritone/ Euphonium (Treble Clef) - Exercises from Selected Studies for Cornet-Trumpet by H. Voxman, Southern Music Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 12, G Major, Larghetto Cantabile

2012-13   Pg. 24, Eb Major, Adagio cantabile

2013-14   Pg. 2, C Major, Adagio cantabile
2014-15   Pg. 21, D Major, Largo cantabile 

Tuba - Exercises from 70 Studies for BBb Tuba, Vol. 1 by Vladislav Blazhevich, Robert King Music Pub.

2011-12   Pg. 27, no. 28, 4/4, Eb Major, Andante Semplice

2012-13   Pg. 8, no. 9, 4/4, D minor, Andante cantabile

2013-14   Pg. 22, no. 23, 6/4/, D Major, Andante
2014-15   Pg. 19, no. 20, 2/2, G minor, Lento 

Percussion Instruments - Note the changes in requirements beginning 2005.  Students are now required to demonstrate a proficiency on all percussion instruments - mallet, snare, and timpani.

Mallet Scales:  

2011-12 - C, Ab, E

2012-13 - F, Db, A

2013-14 - Bb, Gb, D

2014-15 - Eb, B, G

 

Four Mallet Requirements:  (click to download exercises)

Not required

 

Snare Drum Rudiments:  

Concert (closed) roll - (pp < ff > pp) required every year
     20 second time limit - 10 seconds for crescendo, 10 seconds for decrescendo

Rudimental (open) roll [double stroke roll] - (slow - fast - slow) required every year
     40 second time limit - 20 seconds slow to fast, 20 seconds fast to slow

Flam Rudiment (slow-fast-slow)

2011-12 - not required

2012-13 - not required

2013-14 - not required

2014-15 - not required

Drag Rudiment (slow-fast-slow)

2011-12 - not required

2012-13 - not required

2013-14 - not required

2014-15 - not required

 

Snare Drum Etudes:  found in Portraits In Rhythm by Anthony Cirone

2011-12 - Etude #4 (lines 1-6)

2012-13 - Etude #42 (p. 45, lines 1-5)

2013-14 - Etude #11 (lines 1-8)
2014-15 - Etude #2 (lines 7-12)

 

Mallet Etudes:  found in Masterpieces for Marimba by Thomas McMillan

2011-12 - p. 14, Sonata by Handel (to letter B, without repeats)

2012-13 - p. 16, Sonata by Corelli (lines 1-5)

2013-14 - p. 6, Sonatina by Telemann (lines 1-6)
2014-15 - p. 10, Sonata by Handel (beginning to letter B, without repeats)

 

Timpani Etudes:  found in Exercises, Etudes, and Solos for Timpani by R. Carroll

2011-12 - not required

2012-13 - not required

2013-14 - not required
2014-15 - n
ot required