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- Senior Regional Orchestra Auditions
Date: Monday, September 25, 2017
Location: TJ High School
Cost: An $8 check made out to the Yorktown Band Boosters must be submitted to Mr. Bersh by September 6, 2017.
Audition Requirements & Excerpts (updated 6/7/17 access through student APS Google account)Senior Regional Orchestra Event
Date: Thursday – Saturday, November 9-11, 2017
Location: Oakton High School
- All Virginia Jazz Ensemble Auditions
Date: Sunday October 1, 2017. 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Chantilly High School
Student Commitment Form & a Check for $25.25 made out to Yorktown Band Boosters due to Mr. Bersh September 18.
Find Forms & Auditions excerpts here
All Virginia Jazz Ensemble Event
Date: November 14-16, 2017
Location: Hot Springs, VA
- Solo/Ensemble Festival
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Location: Stone Middle School
Forms & Payment Due to Mr. Bersh on March 10, Checks made payable to : Yorktown Band Boosters
Entry Form (costs listed on entry form)
Final Student Information
University Honor Band Opportunities
- GMU Honor Band (for concert & jazz)
Location: GMU, For more information click here
- Shenandoah Mid-Atlantic Music Invitational
Date: January For more information, click here
- VCU Festival of Winds, Brass, and Percussion
Location: VCU, For more information click here
Check for $____ made payable to Yorktown Band Boosters due by____
- Virginia Tech Honor Band
Location: Virginia Tech, For more information click here
- Tri-State Chamber Winds Festival
Location: Radford University
Notify Mr. Bersh of Your interest by January 30th. Find more information here.
Fine Arts Apprentice Program
Information, online applications, recommendation forms, and FAQs can be found here.
Scholarships for Students Attending Summer Arts Programs
– Governor’s School
Bland Music Scholarship
Compete for scholarships totaling $18,000.
Find more information here.
District Band Auditions
Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017
Location: McLean High School
Must notify Mr. Bersh of Participation by November 4. Fee $7.20
Check due November 4.
Prepared List – Audition excerpts (updated 2/6/17)
2016-2017 Wind Audition Requirements
-Clarinet: The tempo should be ADAGIO at the section that the students are required to play. Also, the last note in the first line should be a G natural. See here.
-Piccolo see here (updated 10/31/16).
2016-2017 Percussion Requirements
2016-2017 Instrument Selection Form
2016-2017 Block Registration Times
Your Instrument Block Registration designation
District Band Event
Date: Thursday – Saturday, February 2 – February 4, 2017
Location: Kenmore Middle School
All-Virginia Orchestra/Band Auditions
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Location: James Madison University
*This event is by invitation only, and is based on SRO and/or District 12 Honor Band Auditions.
All Virginia Band & Orchestra Event
Date: Thursday – Saturday, April 6-8, 2017