Solo and Ensemble Contest Dates 2015
HIGH SCHOOL SOLO AND ENSEMBLE: Saturday, January 17, 2015
JUNIOR HIGH SOLO AND ENSEMBLE: Saturday, March 28, 2015

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CONGRATULATIONS! Junior High Solo and Ensemble - March 28, 2015

~RATING~~EVENT~
I - SUPERIORKayla Pohlman - Flute solo
I - SUPERIOREan Boecker - Marimba solo
I - SUPERIORSara Closson - Clarinet solo
II - EXCELLENTErin Pohlman - Trumpet solo
I - SUPERIORKayla Pohlman - Xylophone solo
II - EXCELLENTMakayla Herron - Xylophone solo
I - SUPERIOREthan Kerzee - Snare solo
I - SUPERIORJarad Hesseling - Snare solo
I - SUPERIORWoodwind Trio (Kayla, Skye, Sara)
II - EXCELLENTMakayla Herron - Snare solo
I - SUPERIORPercussion Quartet (Makayla, Ean, Ethan, Jarad)
II - EXCELLENTJenia Freewalt - Xylophone solo
I - SUPERIORMallet Ensemble (Kayla, Sara, Skye, Ethan, Jenia, Makayla)
I - SUPERIORSophia Giambruno-Fuge - Sax solo





Congratulations! High School solo & Ensemble - Jan. 17, 2015

~Rating~Event
Excellent IIHaley Rode - Xylophone solo
Superior IEthan Benavidez - Xylophone solo
Superior IHaley Rode - Alto Sax solo
Superior IAaron Schnipke - Trumpet solo
Excellent IIKristina Koester - Xylophone solo
Superior IClarinet Trio (Madison Fulk, Alexis Deffenbaugh, Sam Stevenson)
Excellent IIAnnette Klausing - Xylophone solo
Excellent IIMallet Quartet #2 (Alexis Deffenbaugh, Haley Rode, Halee Grothouse, Casey Sanders)
Excellent IIAdam Schneer - Trumpet solo
Superior IKristina Koester - Euphonium solo
Superior IKristina Koester - Trumpet solo
Superior ISax Quartet (Madison Fulk, Alexis Deffenbaugh, Sam Stevenson, Haley Rode)





CONGRATULATIONS! Junior High Solo & Ensemble - Sat. March 22, 2014

~RATING~ ~EVENT~
I - SuperiorAdam Schneer - Trumpet solo
I - SuperiorHaley Rode - Alto Sax solo
I - SuperiorAdam Schneer - Mallet solo
II - ExcellentAnnette Klausing - Mallet solo
I - SuperiorErin Pohlman - Trumpet solo
I - SuperiorHaley Rode - Mallet solo
I - SuperiorSnare Trio (Hannah Benavidez, Annette Klausing, Haley Rode)
I - SuperiorHannah Benavidez - Snare solo
II - ExcellentKayla Pohlman - Flute solo
II - ExcellentTrent Vonderwell - Trumpet solo
I - SuperiorSara Closson - Clarinet solo
I - SuperiorWoodwind Quartet (Kayla Pohlman, Skye Stevenson, Sara Closson, Amber Palte)
I - SuperiorKayla Pohlman - Mallet solo
II - ExcellentEan Boecker - Snare solo
I - SuperiorBrass Trio (Adam Schneer, Erin Pohlman, Casey Sanders)
I - SuperiorEthan Kerzee - Snare solo
I - SuperiorJarad Hesseling - Snare solo
I - SuperiorMallet Quartet (Haley Rode, Hannah Benavidez, Ean Boecker, Ethan Kerzee)
I - SuperiorPercussion Quintet (Hannah Benavidez, Ethan Kerzee, Ean Boecker, Makayla Herron, Jarad Hesseling)





CONGRATULATIONS! High School Solo & Ensemble

Saturday, February 1, 2014 - St. Marys Memorial High School
RATINGEVENT
I - SuperiorDSJ Sax Ensemble (Class C)
Alexis Deffenbaugh, Madison Fulk, Sam Stevenson
I - SuperiorMegan Joseph - Class C Flute Solo
I - SuperiorDSJ Mallet Quartet (Class C)
Ally Gerberick, Aaron Schnipke,
Ethan Benavidez, Mackenzie Stose
II - ExcellentKristina Koester - Class C Trumpet Solo
I - SuperiorAlexis Deffenbaugh - Class C Xylophone Solo
II - ExcellentQuinn Wise - Class A Snare Solo
I - SuperiorPercussion Ensemble (Class C)
Quinn Wise, Ally Gerberick, Logan Hesseling
Ethan Benavidez, Chandler Clarkson, Zach Gable
II - ExcellentAlexis Deffenbaugh - Class C Clarinet Solo
I - SuperiorTrumpet Trio (Class C)
Ryan Dickman, Mikhaila Scirocco, Anna Mueller
I - SuperiorClarinet Trio (Class C)
Alexis Deffenbaugh, Madison Fulk, Sam Stevenson





Required Flute, Trombone, and Mallet Scales



CLASSSCALES
Junior HighC, F, Bb, Eb, Ab
High School Class C C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, chromatic
High School Class B C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, G, chromatic
High School Class A C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, G, D, chromatic

*note* Trombone and Mallet do not have to know the Chromatic Scale

Required Trumpet, Clarinet, and Euphonium Scales



CLASSSCALES
Junior High C, F, Bb, G, D
High School Class C C, F, Bb, G, D, chromatic
High School Class B C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, G, D, A, chromatic
High School Class A C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, G, D, A, E, chromatic

Required Alto Sax Scales



CLASSSCALES
Junior High C, G, D, A, F
High School Class C C, G, D, A, F, chromatic
High School Class B C, G, D, A, E, F, Bb, Eb, chromatic
High School Class A C, G, D, A, E, B, F, Bb, Eb, chromatic


Scales written out:

CLICK HERE FOR ALL FLUTE SCALES
CLICK HERE FOR ALL CLARINET SCALES
CLICK HERE FOR ALL TRUMPET SCALES
CLICK HERE FOR ALL ALTO SAXOPHONE SCALES
CLICK HERE FOR ALL TROMBONE SCALES









PERCUSSION RUDIMENT CHART

Click on the name to hear a sound file of the rudiment.
ROLL RUDIMENTS

Double Stroke Open Roll
Junior High
Class C
Class B
Class A

Single Stroke Roll
Junior High
Class C
Class B
Class A

5 Stroke Roll (closed)
5 Stroke Roll (open)
Junior High
Class C
Class B
Class A

7 Stroke Roll (closed)
7 Stroke Roll (open)
Class B
Class A

9 Stroke Roll (closed)
9 Stroke Roll (open)
Class B
Class A

10 Stroke Roll (closed)
10 Stroke Roll (open)
Class A

11 Stroke Roll (closed)
11 Stroke Roll (open)
Class A

13 Stroke Roll (closed)
13 Stroke Roll (open)
Class A

15 Stroke Roll (closed)
15 Stroke Roll (open)
Class A

17 Stroke Roll (closed)
17 Stroke Roll (open)
Class B
Class A
FLAM and DRAG RUDIMENTS

Flam
Junior High
Class C
Class B
Class A

Flam Tap
Junior High
Class C
Class B
Class A

Flamacue
Class C
Class B
Class A

Flam Accent
Class B
Class A

Flam Paradiddle
Class A

Flam Paradiddle-diddle
Class A

Drag (closed)
Drag (open)
Junior High
Class C
Class B
Class A

Single Drag Tap(closed)
Single Drag Tap(open)
Class B
Class A

Double Drag Tap(closed)
Double Drag Tap(open)
Class A

Lesson 25(closed)
Lesson 25(open)
Junior High
Class C
Class B
Class A

Drag Paradiddle #1(closed)
Drag Paradiddle #1(open)
Class A

Drag Paradiddle #2(closed)
Drag Paradiddle #2(open)
Class B
Class A

Single Ratamacue(closed)
Single Ratamacue(open)
Class B
Class A

Double Ratamacue(closed)
Double Ratamacue(open)
Class A

Triple Ratamacue(closed)
Triple Ratamacue(open)
Class B
Class A
PARADIDDLES

Single Paradiddle
Junior High
Class C
Class B
Class A

Double Paradiddle

Class B
Class A
Good reference page: Percussion Rudiments (to view)
LISTEN to the percussion rudiments! **HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!**


Piano Solos
  • Junior High: C, F, Bb, G, D
  • High School Class C: C, F, Bb, G, D
  • High School Class B: C, F, Bb, Eb, G, D, A
  • High School Class A: C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, G, D, A, E


Handy Scale Chart

# of sharps or flats --SHARPS-- --FLATS--
-- 1 -- -- G -- -- F --
-- 2 -- -- D -- -- Bb --
-- 3 -- -- A -- -- Eb --
-- 4 -- -- E -- -- Ab --
-- 5 -- -- B -- -- Db --
-- 6 -- -- F# -- -- Gb --
-- 7 -- -- C# -- -- Cb --



Solo MP3s to download:


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Junior High Solos Andante Theme - Junior High Xylophone solo

Andante and Waltz - Junior High Clarinet solo

Andantino - Junior High Trumpet solo

Aquamarine - Junior High Snare solo (slow version)
Aquamarine - Junior High Snare solo (fast version)

Astronaut - Junior High brass solo

Carnival - Junior High Clarinet solo (SLOW)
Carnival - Junior High Clarinet solo (FAST)

Cradle Song - Junior High Flute solo

El Verano - Junior High Trumpet/Euphonium solo
El Verano - Letter E section played SLOW for practice

Fiesta - Junior High Flute solo (fast version)
Halagueno - Junior High Trumpet solo

Hunters Chorus - Junior High Xylophone solo (fast)
Hunters Chorus - Junior High Xylophone solo (slow)

Kirk's March - Junior High Snare solo (SLOW)
Kirk's March - Junior High Snare solo (FAST)

Latin Bells - Junior High Xylophone solo (SLOW)
Latin Bells - Junior High Xylophone solo (FAST)

March - Junior High Clarinet solo (slow version)
March - Junior High Clarinet solo (medium version)
March - Junior High Clarinet solo (fast version)

March of the Matadors- Junior High Trumpet solo

Melody - Junior High Flute solo

Menuet - Junior High Trumpet solo (slow version)
Menuet - Junior High Trumpet solo (fast version)

Minuet - Junior High Flute solo

Moonwalk - Junior High Xylophone/Marimba solo

Nutcracker Melodies - Junior High Xylophone solo

The Pedlar (FAST version) - Junior High Trumpet/Euphonium solo
The Pedlar (SLOW version) - Junior High Trumpet/Euphonium solo

Razz Ma Tazz - Junior High Trumpet solo

Rigaudon (by Bohm) - FAST version, Junior High Trumpet/Euphonium solo
Rigaudon (by Bohm) - SLOW version, Junior High Trumpet/Euphonium solo

Rigaudon (Fischer) - Junior High Xylophone solo

Rolling Rhythm - Junior High Snare solo (SLOW version)
Rolling Rhythm - Junior High Snare solo (FAST version)

Rondo - Junior High Xylophone solo

Russian Folk Song (FAST version) - Junior High Clarinet solo
Russian Folk Song (SLOW version) - Junior High Clarinet solo

Russian Folk Song - Junior High Xylophone solo (fast)
Russian Folk Song - Junior High Xylophone solo (slow)

Song of Spring - Junior High Clarinet solo

Waltz in F - Junior High Flute solo

Winter Dreams - Junior High Alto Sax solo

Junior High Ensembles Bernalillo - Percussion Quartet (SLOW)
Bernalillo - Percussion Quartet (FAST)


Passipied - Woodwind trio (SLOW)
Passipied - Woodwind trio (FAST)

A 'Rovin - Trumpet Quartet (all 4 parts together)
A 'Rovin - Trumpet 1 part
A 'Rovin - Trumpet 2 part
A 'Rovin - Trumpet 3 part
A 'Rovin - Trumpet 4 part

Sailing Songs - Junior High Brass Trio

A Rovin' - Junior High Xylophone Trio

The Erie Canal - Junior High Trumpet Quartet

Drum Trio No. 2 - Junior High Snare Trio
Drum Trio No. 2 - Junior High Snare Trio SLOW version

Dance - Junior High Woodwind Trio

Folk Song - Junior High Clarinet Trio

March - Junior High Woodwind Trio

High School Class C Solos Nocturne - Class C Clarinet Solo

Gavotte (Boyce) - Class C Euphonium Solo (Slow Tempo)
Gavotte (Boyce) - Class C Euphonium Solo (Fast Tempo)

Gavotte (Boyce) - Class C Trumpet Solo (Slow Tempo)
Gavotte (Boyce) - Class C Trumpet Solo (Fast Tempo)

La Spagnola - Class C Xylophone Solo

Allegretto - Class C Saxophone Solo (Slow Tempo)
Allegretto - Class C Saxophone Solo (Medium Tempo)
Allegretto - Class C Saxophone Solo (Fast Tempo)

The Ash Grove - Class C Xylophone Solo (slow tempo)
The Ash Grove - Class C Xylophone Solo (fast tempo)

Gavotte In Rondeau - Class C Trumpet Solo

Chrysalis - Class C Clarinet Solo

Gavotte - Class C Flute Solo (slow tempo)
Gavotte - Class C Flute Solo (fast tempo)


Rigel - Trumpet solo First (slow) Movement
Rigel - Trumpet solo Second (Moderato) Movement
Rigel - Trumpet solo Third (Trio) Movement


Gavotte - Class C Trumpet solo

Allegretto - Class C Xylophone solo (slow tempo)
Allegretto - Class C Xylophone solo (fast tempo)

Novelette - Class C Clarinet solo (slow tempo)
Novelette - Class C Clarinet solo (fast tempo)

Cantilena - Class C Flute solo

Premier Solo - Class C Trumpet solo

Canzonetta - Class C Flute solo

Gavotte and Hornpipe - Alto Sax class C solo

La Villageoise - Class C Clarinet Solo (slow tempo)
La Villageoise - Class C Clarinet Solo (medium tempo)
La Villageoise - Class C Clarinet Solo (fast tempo)

Big Jolly Jake - Euphonium class C solo

Southern Special (FAST version) - Snare Drum class C solo
Southern Special (SLOW version) - Snare Drum class C solo

High School Class C Ensembles Two Schumann Songs - Mallet Quartet - Movement #1 (Rustic Song)
Two Schumann Songs - Mallet Quartet - Movement #2 (Wild Horsemen) - slow practice tempo
Two Schumann Songs - Mallet Quartet - Movement #2 (Wild Horsemen) - fast tempo

Peasant Dance - Clarinet Trio
Peasant Dance (slow tempo)
Peasant Dance - Clarinet 1
Peasant Dance - Clarinet 2
Peasant Dance - Clarinet 3

Two For Three - Sax Trio Movement 1
Two For Three - Sax Trio Movement 2
Two For Three - Movement 1/Sax 1
Two For Three - Movement 1/Sax 2
Two For Three - Movement 1/Sax 3
Two For Three - Movement 2/Sax 1
Two For Three - Movement 2/Sax 2
Two For Three - Movement 2/Sax 3

Rondo Militaire - Class C Trumpet Trio (full - slow tempo)
Rondo Militaire - Trumpet 1 (slow)
Rondo Militaire - Trumpet 2 (slow)
Rondo Militaire - Trumpet 3 (slow)
Rondo Militaire - Class C Trumpet Trio (full - fast tempo)
Rondo Militaire - Trumpet 1 (fast)
Rondo Militaire - Trumpet 2 (fast)
Rondo Militaire - Trumpet 3 (fast)

Bourree - Class C Mallet Quartet (fast tempo)
Bourree - Class C Mallet Quartet (slow tempo)
Bourree - Mallet 1 (slow)
Bourree - Mallet 2 (slow)
Bourree - Mallet 3 (slow)
Bourree - Mallet 4 (slow)

Three Amigos - Class C Percussion Ensemble

Fresh Trash - Class C Percussion Ensemble

High School Class B Rhythmania - Class B Percussion Solo (slow)

Rhythmania - Class B Percussion Solo (fast)

High School Class A Hurricane - Class A Snare Solo (fast)
Hurricane - Class A Snare Solo (medium)

Spirit of Sanchez - Class A Snare Solo (fast)
Spirit of Sanchez - Class A Snare Solo (slow)