2014 audition rehearsal recordings can be purchased in the NMEA Store.
Check your Spam or Junk folder if you can’t find the email with the link to the audition rehearsal mp3 music.
Please see the following manuals for instructions on the audition process:
- Full Auditions Manual
- General Information
- Creating the Application
- Video Creation
Audition excerpts, etudes and scales can be downloaded below. Please click on the first link to download the 2014 Excerpts in a PDF. Please click the second link to download a ZIP file with the 2014 Etudes and Required Scales.
Jazz demo recordings are now available and can be purchased in the NMEA Store.
PLEASE NOTE: Auditions for vibraphone are being taken this year.
Alto Sax: Scales
Tenor Sax: Scales
Bari Sax: Scales
Bass Trombone: Scales
Guitar: NO SCALES REQUIRED
String Bass: Scales
Drumset (must also do Auxiliary audition): Required Styles Sheet
Here are Scales selections for String Auditions 2014 (MAJOR, minor):
- Violin: Bb f#
- Viola: F b
- Cello: F b
- Bass: Bb ** f#
** Bass Bb scale should progress continually higher (see approved Bill Ritchie 2012 scale sheet rewrite), rather than jumping down on the 5th note (F) as written in the original NMEA scale sheet (circa 1990ish)