Audition

LBJ Band Audition Information 2018

Welcome to the LBJ Band Program! We are excited to have you join our award winning organization. To place you into the band class in which you will be the most successful (and have the best time,) we ask that you perform a live audition for a band director. Auditions will be heard in early May. Brass and Woodwinds will be on Saturday, May 5. Percussion audition dates to be announced. Please contact Dr. Lizak at christopher.lizak@austinisd.org for details.

Audition Information

  1. Major Scales  Please prepare all 12 major scales for your audition.
  2. Prepared Etudes  Perform the etude ‘cuts’ listed below. We encourage all students to perform each cut at whatever tempo allows you to best demonstrate your skills as a musician.
  3. Optional Solo  You are strongly encouraged to play an advanced solo excerpt of your choosing. This should showcase your abilities as a musician in order to help us get a full understanding of where you are in your musical development.
  4. Sight-Reading  Each student may be asked to sight read a short etude.

Sign-Ups – Google Drive link

All incoming woodwind and brass students will choose an audition time slot on Saturday, May 5th, 2018. Click on the date below that works best for you. Percussion auditions – email Dr. Lizak at christopher.lizak@austinisd.org.

Below are the etude cuts for each instrument. These etudes will be used for all incoming students auditioning for band placement at LBJ/LASA.

BRASS – audition music

WOODWIND – 

PERCUSSION –

JAZZ BAND – audition music