Audition Info!

Hope you had a good weekend! This week before spring break is all about our AUDITIONS.  🙂

** 9th-11th graders: your audition videos are due THIS FRIDAY(4/3) BY 5PM (see instructions below).
** 8th graders: if you want to be on a band roster, please submit an introductory video to flipgrid.  Instructions are below.  IF you want to audition for Symphonic Band/ Wind Ensemble (primarily upperclassmen), you will need to submit audition videos to flipgrid (see instructions below).  All videos are due THIS FRIDAY (4/3) BY 5PM. Remember that auditioning for Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble is OPTIONAL.

Audition Requirements (please read carefully):
Wind Audition Info
Wind Etude
Percussion Audition Info
Percussion Snare Etude

Audition Video Instructions:
** Go to Flipgrid.com (or download the app).
** It should ask you for a flip code. The flip code for the auditions is kellauditions.  This takes you to the Kell Band Auditions “grid.”
** You will see that there are three topics available: “”Snare Etude,” “Winds–Etude,” and “Winds–Scales”
** Choose the topic applicable to you. All percussionists, choose snare etude.  All wind players, you will submit a video to BOTH “winds-etude” AND “winds-scales.”
** Hit the Green “plus” button to start recording.  Remember you have as many tries as you like before submitting your video!
** You may need to sign up for flipgrid using a google or microsoft email.
** You should be able to upload a video using either your phone or your computer.
** The videos are all hidden from view and only viewable by the Kell directors.

Introductory Video Instructions (8th graders only)
** Go to Flipgrid.com (or download the app).
** It should ask you for a flip code. The flip code is kellband.  This takes you to the Kell Band “grid.”
** You will see that there are two topics available: “Introduce Yourself” and “Assignment #3”.
** Choose “Introduce Yourself” (this is the one for 8th graders!)
** Hit the Green “plus” button to start recording.
** You may need to sign up using a google or microsoft email.
** You should be able to upload a video using either your phone or your computer.
** Currently, the videos are all hidden from view and only viewable by the Kell directors.

If you have any questions, email me at rothdr@gmail.com.  The videos can all be uploaded any time between now and Friday 4/3 at 5:00 PM.  Good luck!