ALL-STATE

NJMEA
Thomas A. Mosher
Web/TEMPO Magazine
Phone: 732-367-7194
Fax: 732-367-7195 tmosher@njmea.org

Band Scales  

 NEW JERSEY ALL STATE & REGION I, II & III HIGH SCHOOL SCALE & SOLO REQUIREMENTS  

 1. Scale requirements for all woodwinds and brass: all major scales 7 sharps through 7 flats and the C Major scale.  Diatonic scales will be played in even octaves within the published range of the instrument found at: Band_Scales. Diatonic scales will be memorized and articulated as follows:  

  

 

 2. Chromatic scales will be played slurred in even sixteenth notes encompassing even octaves within the published range of the instrument found at: Band_Ranges note may be asked as a starting pitch.

 

3. A list of required solos may be found at: Band_Solos.  YOU MUST USE THE EDITION LISTED UNDER PUBLISHER AS NO SUBSTITUTE SOLOS WILL BE PERMITTED.  No cadenzas will be asked.

 

4. A list of PERCUSSION rudiments and requirements may be found at: Percussion_Requirements.

 

5. PIANO and HARP are now standard auditions for all regions. Students must audition and be accepted to a region ensemble to be eligible to audition for All State on piano or harp. A list of piano and harp requirements may be found at: PianoHarp.  Piano scales will be played at quarter note = 120 bpm.