ILMEA All-District Auditions 2018

Welcome to ILMEA 2018!  Here you will find information, documents, rehearsal tracks, and links to help you succeed in this year's ILMEA Choral Auditions!
 
ILMEA is the professional music teachers' organization of Illinois.  Each year the ILMEA holds competetive auditions to place high-caliber music students into All-District and All-State music ensembles. 

This year's auditions are MONDAY OCT 8 at PORTA Sr. High & Central School for our District.
 
SENIOR CHORUS AUDITIONS: 



District IV Sr. Chorus Repertoire 2018 (AUDIO TRACKS BELOW- Special thanks to Mr. Tony Militello at Canton HS and Mr. Eric Hendrickson at Williamsville HS for creating most of the tracks for us!):

* Desh SSATBB, Ethan Sperry (ALL-STATE REQUIRED SELECTION)
* Sicut Cervus SATB, Giovanni da Palestrina (ALL-STATE REQUIRED SELECTION)
* Bright Morning Stars SATB, Shawn Kirchner
* When Dreams Take Flight SATB, Rollo Dilworth
* This Old Hammer TBB, arr. Neil Ginsberg 
* Lineage SSAA, arr. Andrea Ramsey

Sr. Chorus Tonal Skills:  

1.) SCALES:Major Scale and the three types of Minor Scales: Natural, Harmonic, and Melodic Minor.  Each student will sing only ONE of the 3 types of minor for the judge to be announced ahead of time.

        SOPRANO SCALE SHEET                ALTO SCALE SHEET

        TENOR SCALE SHEET                    BASS SCALE SHEET

2.) TRIADS: Major, plus 2 of these 3 will be performed, a cappella (Minor, Diminished, Augmented)

3.) Sight-Reading - 1 excerpts of 4 measures.  See Audition information listed above.

VOCAL JAZZ AUDITIONS (High School Only) - 



Vocal Jazz Tonal Skills
1.) SCALES: Blues Scale and Chromatic Scale, 1 Octave each.  SCALE SHEETS HERE
2.) Sight-Reading- an 8-bar blues-based melody in a swing feel. 
3.) Scatting - 2 choruses to the Jamie Abersold Blues in Bb-

JUNIOR HIGH Honor Choir AUDITIONS

Jr. High Audition Music
The Bee - SAB by Tom Shelton
Misty Morning - SAB by Carl Nygard

JH Tonal Skills:
1.) Major Scale & Major Triad
2.) Harmonic Minor Scale & Minor Triad. 

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