Association of Texas Small School Bands
remember that percussion auditions are unified (not
to see the Unified Percussion requirements.
Use Year C in the Prescribed
Audition List for auditions in 2013-2014
Please be aware that etude lengths for 2013-14 have been adjusted. See the new requirements for most instruments on the Auditions Page . Percussion updated 4-4-13, bass trombone and tuba clarified 4-29-13.
Also, if you plan to enter students in jazz auditions next fall, be sure to check out the Jazz Page (click HERE ) for updated information regarding the etudes and Mattei Music files available for the auditions.
TIMPANI: The etudes must be taken from the new edition of
the Saul Goodman Modern Method for Tympani .
Note that the publisher is Alfred, not Belwin (although some
editions may have a Warner-Brothers publisher). Some may also
have a copyright of 2000, but the newest editions list only
the 1988 copyright. Just make sure it is published by either
Alfred or Warner-Brothers.
21 years of service to small school bands in Texas
Entries for the Outstanding Performance Series are now complete. Designated Region and Area adjudication is final and advancing CDs are being forwarded to the OPS State Chair for final state adjudications at TBA. If you submitted one or more CDs, be sure to check out the following link to keep track of advancing CDs (they will be listed by Form number so only you will know what the title is):
OPS 2013 Advancing CDs
We will not use The Complete Rose - 118
Etudes for Clarinet as an
alternative to the Hite edition of Artistic
Studies Book 1 - The French School .