Information & Application Form – High School Honor Groups

Information & Application Form – High School Honor Groups 2017-10-20T14:16:12+00:00
This is NOT the jazz honor groups application. The jazz honor groups application is a separate application and fee.

New Audition Application Process for 2018

Overview:

  • All applications MUST be submitted online along with your $30 application fee payable via credit/debit card.
    • No other payment method will be accepted.
    • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • The time-stamped deadline for High School applications/fees is 11:59 PM on November 3, 2017.
    • Applications/fees will not be accepted or processed after the 11:59 PM timestamp on November 3, 2017 and no audition times will be issued.
    • No walk-in applications or payments will be accepted.
  • Directors will receive a listing of students from their school who wish to audition for verification and audition approval.
    • Deadline for verification to the SCSBOA office will be no later than November 10, 2017.

Completing the Application:

  • Complete the online application. Please make sure to fill out the application in its entirety, including electronic signatures at the end of the application.
  • Select the date you wish to audition and provide a preference of AM/PM audition time and the instrument(s) you are auditioning on. Time preferences are not guaranteed.
    • NOTE: Any student wishing to audition for piccolo is also required to also audition for flute. These are two separate auditions requiring two separate audition fees and two separate applications. Any student wishing to audition for English horn is also required to also audition for oboe. These are two separate auditions requiring two separate audition fees and two separate applications. Any student wishing to audition on Eb clarinet is also required to also audition for Bb clarinet. These are two separate auditions requiring two separate audition fees and two separate applications. Students auditioning on String Bass (band and orchestra) should prepare the scales and excerpts listed under String Audition: String Bass.
  • Please make sure to fill out the application in its entirety, including electronic signatures at the end of the application.
  • Upon submission of application and fee, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your transaction. This receipt will also be sent to the SCSBOA office. Please do not contact the office to see if your application has been received.

Receiving the Audition Time(s):

  • Check the SCSBOA website AFTER November 15, 2017 for audition times.
  • Refunds will not be issued.

Prepare for a Successful Audition:

  • Woodwind/Brass/Percussion Audition Preparation:
    • Download the High School Audition List from the SCSBOA website under the Honor Groups tab, find your instrument on the list, and purchase the appropriate book(s) for your solo piece.
    • Download the instrument-specific High School Scale Requirements from the SCSBOA website under the Honor Groups tab.
    • Practice scales, solo piece and sight-reading skills (ask your private teacher or director for advice on sight-reading).
  • String Audition Preparation; Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass:
    • Download the string instrument-specific audition excerpt from the SCSBOA website under the Honor Groups tab.
    • Download the instrument-specific High School Scale Requirements from the SCSBOA website under the Honor Groups tab.
    • Practice scales, solo piece and sight-reading skills (ask your private teacher or director for advice on sight-reading).

Audition Results:

Audition results will be posted online at the SCSBOA website, under the Honor Groups tab AFTER December 15, 2017.

Required Rehearsals:

Print Rehearsal Information
  • Friday, January 26, 2018, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Site TBD)
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Site TBD)

High School Honor Group Application (Grades 9-12)

Click here to download an endorsement¬†from your school’s director. It will need to be completed and uploaded with this application before you’re able to apply.

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