O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program 2018 - 2019
O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program2018 - 2019

ILMEA Information

ILMEA WEBSITE: http://ilmea.org/

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

AUDITIONS: Monday, October 8th @ Mascouta High School

 

DISTRICT JAZZ FESTIVAL: Saturday, November 3rd @ Belleville East High School

 

DISTRICT CHORUS FESTIVAL: Saturday, November 17th @ Belleville West High School

Chorus

Click the link below to access all of the Chorus resources on the ILMEA website:

The selected excerpts will be announced around a week before auditions.

Please learn all four selections.

This is everything you will need to know for the senior chorus audition.

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!!!

 

The state selected excerpt for the 2018 ILMEA Senior Chorus audition is:

TBA

 

The district selected excerpt for the 2018 ILMEA Senior Chorus audition is:

TBA

 

Click below to access pdf copies of the District and State selections. You must use your OTHS login to access the files.

All State Pieces

Desh, SATB Ethan Sperry

Sicut Cervus, SATB Palestrina

District 6 Pieces

Even When He Is Silent, SATB Kim Andre Arnesen

I'll Tell My Ma, SATB arr. Erik Jones

*DO NOT PRINT OR COPY MUSIC

Listening and Practice Tracks

Follow the link below to access practice tracks for all selections and the tonal skills. You will need your OTHS login info to access these files.

 

TONAL SKILLS AUDITON PRACTICE TRACKS: This is the exact same way you will be given the starting pitch for your scales, triads, and sightreading.

https://www.ilmea.org/divisions/chorus/senior-tonal-skills-study-guide/

https://www.ilmea.org/divisions/chorus/sampletracks/

SIGHTREADING PRACTICE: Sight reading examples from previous years.

http://www.ilmea.org/site_media/filer_public/2016/03/16/2016_chorus_division_sight_reading_examples.pdf

Vocal Jazz

Click the link below to acces all of the resources on the ILMEA Vocal Jazz website:

All State Pieces

I’ll Be Seeing You

Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, arranged by Phil Mattson

Hal Leonard SATB  # 08603316

 

Mr. Hooper’s Find it in a Minute Book – Bb blues

Rosana Eckert, arranged by Jeremy Fox

 

Selected Excerpts

One excerpt (SATB parts, measures all the same) will be chosen per tune from the following three choices:

 

“I’ll Be Seeing You” Excerpt A – measures 1 – 8 (beginning up to Letter A), Excerpt B – Letter A up to Letter B, Excerpt C – Letter B up to the 1st chord (fermata) of the fourth measure of Letter C.

 

“Mr. Hooper’s Find it in a Minute Book” Excerpt A –measures 9 through 24, Excerpt B – measures 73 through 88, Excerpt C – measures 89 through 108 (Ending #1).

 

Click below to access pdf copies of the Vocal Jazz Selections. You must use your OTHS login to access the files.

PracticeTracks

Listening tracks for both all state pieces:

 

I'll Be Seeing You: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxtXq1IOUZo

 

Mister Hooper's Find It In A Mintue Book:  https://soundcloud.com/jeremyfox/mister-hooper

 

Improvisation Track
07 - Blues in key of Bb concert.mp3
MP3 audio file [7.3 MB]

Additional VJ Audition Requirements

1. Blues Scale

 

2. Chromatic Scale

 

3. Improvisation to the Blues in Bb

 

4. Sightreading

 

VJ AUDITION PROCESS

https://www.ilmea.org/site_media/filer_public/2017/06/12/vocal_jazz_updated_audition_info_2017.pdf

 

SIGHTREADING PRACTICE

http://ilmea.org/site_media/filer_public/2012/08/09/vjesightreading.pdf

Blues and Chromatic Scale Sheet
Blues Chromatic Scales (blank).pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [87.5 KB]

Reminders

Show Choir Members:

As of 8/31/18 you cannot participate in rehearsal unless these items are turned in to the main office.

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