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PERCUSSION VIDEO AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS

FRONT ENSEMBLE

For the video please include an introduction talking about your experience and why you want to be apart of the 2018 Troopers, two mallet exercises demonstrating scales and arpeggios, faster green scales, 4 mallet blocked chords, single alternating and lateral strokes, and green scales with inner mallets (vibes - Burton grip, marimba - Stevens grip) and a solo or excerpt of a solo piece no longer than 5 minutes. 

 

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BATTERY

For the audition video please demonstrate basic technique including 8s, double beat, accents and taps, 16th and triplet timing, rolls, flams, and a solo no longer than two minutes. Quads please demonstrate basic around on all exercises as well. Include a 1-2 minute introduction explaining your experience and why you want to be apart of the 2018 Troopers.