2023-2024 Middle School Band and Chorus Festival Information
Music Educators of Bergen County, Inc. announces auditions for the 2023-2024 Bergen County Middle School Chorus and Band. The Bergen County Chorus and Band have consistently displayed a high standard of musical excellence and have been an important annual event for many of the county’s outstanding student musicians.
2023-2024 Middle School County Choir Information and Applications
MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR STUDENTS
Please direct all questions to your local choir director first.
MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR DIRECTORS
The 2023-2024 Choir Audition Solo is The Water is Wide. Please download the following file: Water is Wide PDF (4 voice parts)
Soprano: The Water is Wide (A Major)
Alto: The Water is Wide (F Major)
Baritone-High: The Water is Wide (B-flat Major)
Baritone-Low: The Water is Wide (G Major)
Choir Scale Requirements: MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR SCALES PDF
2023-2024 Middle School County Band Information and Applications
MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND STUDENTS
Please direct all questions to your local band director first.
MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND DIRECTORS
Solo: The 2023-2024 audition piece for wind instruments is Overture in B-flat by Giovannini (arr. Robinson). Required publisher is RBC Publications (Dorabet Music Co.). All instruments should prepare the entire first part except for bassoon. Bassoon students should only prepare measures 68-138 of the Bassoon II part.
Scales (PDF): Middle School Scale Requirements for Wind Instruments
Percussion: Multi-Percussion, Mallets, Timpani: Links to each solo are included in the document here: Middle School Percussion Requirements
Please direct all questions to your local band director.
The Festival Co-Coordinators are:
William Ullman, Emerson Public Schools (Emerson)
Stacey Sassi, Roy W. Brown Middle School (Bergenfield)
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