Concert Band

The Waterloo High School Concert Band is a curricular ensemble that performs in the academic and Waterloo Communities.

The band is comprised of musicians grades 9-12 and participates in many regional organizational festivals and performances.

ANY student at Waterloo High School is eligible to be a member of the Waterloo Concert Band. If you are interested in joining the band PLEASE contact Mr. Smith ASAP at zsmith@wcusd5.net

ILMEA

Friday, October 8 - Deadline for online audition submissions (all districts)

Monday, November 1 - Composition Contest Entry Deadline

Monday, November 1 - FMES Nomination Deadline

Saturday, November 6 - Junior/Senior Jazz Festival (Belleville Twp High School East, Belleville)

Saturday, November 20 - Elementary Festival and Junior/Senior Concert Festival (Belleville Twp High School West, Belleville)

Wednesday, January 26 - Saturday, January 29, 2022 - Illinois Music Education Conference (Peoria, Illinois)

2021 ILMEA MATERIALS

Flute
- 2 Etudes

Clarinet (pdf pg 1-3)
- 2 Etudes

Bass Clarinet (pdf pg 4-7)
- 2 Etudes

All Saxophones
- 2 Etudes

Trumpet
- 2 Etudes
AS A REMINDER: 
All auditionees should prepare the two etudes PLUS the scales sheet for their instrument located: HERE

 
Horn
- 2 Etudes

Trombone
- 2 Etudes

Baritone/Euphonium
- 2 Etudes

Tuba
- 2 Etudes

Percussion
- 2 Etudes

Piano 

Chopin Nocturnes for the Piano, Vol. 30, ed. Rafael Joseffy; G. Schirmer, Inc. ©1943 1. Nocturne #16 (pp. 78 - 81)
 

Bach Favorite Piano Works, 48 Pieces, Vol. 2100, G. Schirmer, Inc. ©2013 2. Prelude #2 in c minor (pp. 138 - 139)

(working on getting .pdfs

WIND AUDITIONS BASED ON:

Tone Quality:  10 Points

Intonation:  10 Points

Technical Facility:  10 Points

Rhythmic Accuracy:  10 Points

General Musicianship:  10 Points

Scale Studies:  10 Points

Sight Reading:  10 Points

PERC AUDITIONS BASED ON:

Snare Drum:  15 Points

Tympani:  15 Points

Mallets:  15 Points

Auxiliary Percussion:  10 Points

Sight Reading:  15 Points

Total Possible:  70

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Waterloo High School Band Program

Zachary Smith, Director of Bands
505 E Bulldog, Waterloo, IL (618) 939 3455