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Auditions

Naples High School Golden Eagle Band Program

State Marching Band Semi-Finalist 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021 

Indoor Winds FFCC State Silver Medalists 2022 

Peach Bowl presented by Chic-Fil-A Festival Grand Champion (Jazz, Concert, and Marching) Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman Festival Grand Champion (Jazz, Concert, and Marching)

 

Course Scheduling

Select “Band 1” or “Dance Techniques 1” – for course selections 

ALL STUDENTS ARE MEMBERS OF THE MARCHING BAND (This is a curricular requirement for CCPS) If auditioning for Jazz students must be enrolled in Band class as well. Select Jazz 1 as well as Band 1 Concert Band – No Audition required (automatic placement when you enroll for band).

 

Audition Details

Color Guard Clinic: April 30th (10:00am – 3:00pm) for all interested students 

  • Auditions: May 26th and May 27th (5:00pm – 8:00pm) followed by quick parent meeting at 8:15pm *located in Naples High “blue” gym. 

Percussion Auditions: May 10th (5:00pm – 8:00pm) followed by quick parent meeting at 8:15pm.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Jazz Auditions for Incoming Students ONLY May 24th and May 25th (5:00pm – 7:00pm).

 

Please EMAIL Mr. Grieb at griebb@collierschools.com if your student plans on auditioning for Symphonic Wind  Ensemble or Jazz Band for the 2022-2023 School Year. Otherwise, your student will be automatically enrolled into Concert Band (no audition required).

  • Auditions will be by appointment only for new incoming students May 24th and May 25th (5:00pm – 7:00pm) – You may select one day or the other, but please understand that you may not get the day you want.
  • SWE Auditions are 5 minutes in length and include: All 12 major scales (FBA Scale pattern, as many complete octaves as possible), a prepared piece (percussionists have both mallet and snare), and a short interview.
  • Jazz Auditions are 5 minutes in length and include: All 12 blues scales (FBA Scale Pattern, as many complete octaves as possible, swung), and a short interview. Jazz Drum set players will be asked to play 12 bars in a  variety of styles and should prepare swing, rock, funk, bossa nova and 2 step styles.

 

Audition Materials and grading rubric can be found, starting May 2nd, on our website www.napleshighband.com.

Alto Saxophone
Audition Music

Baritone Saxophone
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Bass Clarinet
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Bassoon
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Clarinet
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Euphonium
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Flute
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French Horn
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Mallets
Audition Music

Oboe
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Snare
Audition Music

Tenor Saxophone
Audition Music

Trombone
Audition Music

Trumpet
Audition Music

Tuba
Audition Music

Do you have any questions? Please contact Mr. Grieb @ griebb@collierschools.com