Students are required to:
1. demonstrate proficiency of playing experience
on a wind, stringed, mallet percussion instrument, or piano through
performance of memorized musical scales, (C, F, B, G, D, A, E),
playing to the extreme ranges of the instrument.
NOTES: Guitar is not offered and will
not be considered as a valid instrument for the skills assessment
procedure. High school piano is offered as a minor only.
1. demonstrate proficiency of playing experience on non-tuned
percussion instruments through performance of the first thirteen
standard rudiments from memory.
All students are required to:
2. perform a practiced solo that demonstrates an advanced level
of music proficiency. The solo should be between two and three
minutes in length.
3. perform sight reading music as chosen by assessment panel.
OPTIONAL: Provide a letter of
recommendation from your band/orchestra or private teacher.