O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program 2017 - 2018
O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program2017 - 2018

ILMEA Information

ILMEA WEBSITE: http://ilmea.org/

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

AUDITIONS: October 9th @ Highland High School

 

DISTRICT JAZZ FESTIVAL: November 11th @ Belleville East High School

 

DISTRICT CHORUS FESTIVAL: November 18th @ SIU Carbondale

Chorus

ALL AUDITION MATERIAL HAS BEEN ANNNOUNCED!!!

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

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!!!

 

The state selected excerpt for the 2017 ILMEA Senior Chorus audition is:

Regina Coeli

All Parts

Begin on page 16, measure 124, beat 1

Through page 18 measure 145, beat 2

 

The district selected excerpt for the 2017 ILMEA Senior Chorus audition is:

Harvester's Song (from Six Madrigals)

Alto's and Basses: Measure 16 - 31

Sopranos and Tenors: m. 46 - 61

 

Triads

Major

Minor

Diminished

 

Scales

Major

Harmonic minor

All State Pieces

Earth Song.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [198.9 KB]
Regina Coeli.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [452.5 KB]

REGINA COELI REHEARSAL TRACKS (by cadence):

http://www.beastchoirs.com/regina-coeli.html

District 6 Pieces

John Saw Duh Numbuh.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [237.3 KB]
There Is No Rose.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [212.2 KB]
Harvester's Song.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [192.2 KB]

*DO NOT PRINT OR COPY MUSIC

Listening and Practice Tracks

PRACTICE TRACKS FOR BOTH ALL STATE PIECES:

https://www.ilmea.org/divisions/chorus/17rehearsaltracks/

ADDITIONAL PRACTICE HELP FOR ALL STATE AND DISTRCIT PIECES:

http://www.beastchoirs.com/concert-choir.html

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

All State Pieces

2017 VOCAL JAZZ AUDITION SECTIONS!
ILMEA 2017 Vocal Jazz District Audition[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [496.0 KB]
Devil May Care.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [156.8 KB]
The Nearness of You.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [89.6 KB]

PracticeTracks

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 8/31/17 you cannot participate in rehearsal unless these items are turned in to the main office.

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