Northern California Band & Choir Directors' Association
The next Honor Band, Select Choir, and Honor Jazz Ensemble weekend will be Thursday, January 31st to Saturday, February 2nd, 2019. It will take place at Sonoma State University.
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NCBCDA is thrilled to now be hosting an auditioned Honor Jazz Band and Jazz Choir. See below for audition materials:
Jazz Choir Audition Material:
1) Chromatic scale, eighth notes, any syllable. Quarter note = 120
2) Blues scale, eighth notes, any syllable. Quarter note = 120
3) Solo, "I'm Old Fashioned", with accompaniment such as Aebersold or Band in a Box
4) Part singing "London by Night," a cappella
5) 2-3 choruses of improvisation, with accompaniment such as Aebersold or Band in a Box
Jazz Band Audition Material is not yet available. Stay tuned.