All State Audition Information

2024 All-District/All-State Auditions

2024 All-District/All-State Auditions will be on Saturday, January 27th at Coppinville Junior High School. Students will be responsible for their transportation to and from auditions.

All State Auditions consist of scales (performed from memory), prepared pieces, and sight reading. The required scales can be found below. The prepared exercises for all wind players and String Bass come from the Rubank Advanced Method Vol. 1.  I have a few school copies that students may use, but I highly encourage students to buy this book if they are able.  It is an excellent practice resource for them!! The book is available from Art's Music Shop in Dothan or via Amazon or other online retailers. This book is pictured at right.

 Percussion prepared exercises come from a set of 3 books (these will be used in High School as well). These books are available from Art's Music or other online retailers (I suggest They are a wonderful resource for the percussionist wanting to expand their abilities as they get older! The percussion books are

 Solos and Etudes for Marimba by Mark Johnson


Intermediate Snare Drum Studies by Mitchell Peters



 Pedal to the Kettle by Kirk Gay