WIBC Assignment

Concert Band Assignment - 23 May 2008
WIBC Audition
 
            WIBC is the Western International Band Clinic that puts on Honor Bands for students from all over the country. It happens in November of every year, and the audition materials need to be submitted by October 1st.
 
            Your assignment today is to follow the directions below with the help of Mr. Wilson or others so that you may print out your audition materials.
 
1)      Open the link www.bandworld.org in a new tab or window (Right Click this link).
 
2)      Click on the green link bubble in the middle of the page that says “WIBC Audition Music.”
        You may need to scroll down a bit.
 
3)      Scroll down the page until you see two full columns: WIBC Audition Part 1 (Classical Solo) and WIBC Audition Part 2 (Danny Boy).
a.      Percussion, skip to step 6
 
4)      Under WIBC Audition Part 1 (Classical Solo), find the link in the left hand column that lists your instrument, followed by (PDF).
a.       Left Click the PDF link for your instrument to open the page
b.      IMPORTANT!!!!! The page you see will have this info at the top: Western International Band Clinic SmartMusic Audition Help for 2008 DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 1, 2008
                                                               i.      Scroll down to the third page until you can see the music.
c.       Select Print from the file menu at the top of the page (DO NOT hit Ctrl P!)
d.      Under Print range:
                                                               i.      Enter 3-3 if you play: Flute, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet, Trombone
                                                             ii.      Enter 3-4 if you play: Clarinet, Alto Sax,
 
5)      Under WIBC Audition Part 2 (Danny Boy) find the link in the left hand column that lists your instrument, followed by (PDF).
a.       Click the PDF link for your instrument (these are in the third column now)
b.      VERY IMPORTANT!!!!! This first page of this packet is the same, page 3 is not!
                                                               i.      Scroll down to the third page until you can see the music.
c.       Select Print from the file menu at the top of the page (DO NOT hit Ctrl P!)
d.      Under Print range, all select Page 3.
 
6)      Percussion, go to the bottom of the WIBC Audition Music Page from step 3 – this time scroll below the two columns to a centered column.
a.       You will select all three (3) of the left hand PDF columns
b.      Select Print from the file menu at the top of the page (DO NOT hit Ctrl P!)
c.       Under Print range: Enter 3-3.
d.      Repeat steps 6-b and 6-c for each of the three Mallets, Timpani and Snare Drum.
 
By now, all Woodwind and Brass Players have printed out two (2) audition songs, and percussionists have printed three (3) sheets.
Every wind player has a unison version of Danny Boy, while the classical solos are different for each instrument!
The next step is to practice and rehearse each of these pieces, starting with Danny Boy.