Follow the following rubric and instructions.
Applicants should have at least one year of experience in playing a wind, piano or percussion instrument. Guitar is NOT offered and is not considered a valid instrument for assessments.
- All instrumentalists minimally must be able to read music at a fifth-grade level. Students who cannot read music should not apply to the school for instrumental music choices.
- Applicants will perform a practiced solo, piece of band music or exercise that demonstrates their highest attained level of proficiency. This should be about thirty seconds to one minute in length. Solos do not have to be memorized. Please bring sheet music to the assessment.
- Applicants will perform a piece of sight-reading music that will be selected by the assessor. Applicants should also be prepared to play major scales up to 3 flats and 3 sharps from memory (2 octaves when possible).