2020-21 BAO Auditions
BHS Band and Orchestra (BAO) has revised our 20-21 auditions process to adjust to distance learning.
BAO will not be doing live or Zoom auditions.
We will ask you make a video recording of your playing, upload that to Google Drive, and provide a LINK to that Google Drive file by Fri, May 8.
2020-21 BAO Audition Instructions
1. Sign up for a BAO class
Chamber Orchestra/Winds (open to all, audition required)
Sign up for the Concert Band/Concert Orchestra elective during the day, and after your audition we will adjust your schedule. (The signup happens during scheduling. If you have questions about this part, please contact your counselors)
ADV 0º Band/Orch (only available to returning BAO members, audition required)
Sign up for the 0º Concert Band/Concert Orchestra elective, and after your audition we will adjust your schedule. (The signup happens during scheduling. If you have questions about this part, please contact your counselors)
Concert Orchestra/Band, now offered both 0º and during the day
no audition required -just sign up and you’re done!
2.Familiarize yourself with audition requirements for your instrument
The Audition Materials will be the same whether you are auditioning for 1º Chamber Orch/Winds or the 0º ADV classes
- Provided scale(s)
Provided piece of standard repertoire for your instrument
20-21 BAO Chamber Orchestra Audition Materials (all strings)
20-21 BAO Chamber Winds Audition Materials (woodwinds) Bassoon info coming soon!
20-21 BAO Chamber Winds Audition Materials (brass) Horn info coming soon!
3. Create your best recording of the materials listed above and upload to your Google Drive.
Band and Orchestra will not be holding live or zoom auditions.
4. Fill out the BAO Auditions google form above.
You will be including a link to your drive file created in step 3.
More BHS Performing Arts info
If you are wondering about how to sign up/audition for more than one Performing Arts class at BHS, please read our FAQ’s for How to Sign Up for BHS Band and Orchestra
If you have questions about the Peforming Arts options at BHS, please read our 20-21 Music Department Information for Families of Incoming 9th graders.