CAB CALLOWAY SCHOOL of the ARTS

**Updated October 2020 for SY20-21 admission consideration**

 

Follow the following rubric and instructions

Instrumental Music

Guitar is not offered as a major instrument and will not be considered for assessment.

All Instrumental Applicants:

Wind Instruments:

  1. Scales: Major Scales: Students will be asked to play two major scales (from memory) selected from the following: C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, G, D, and A. Please note that scales are specified by instrument pitch – not concert pitch. Major scales are to be played in standard scale rhythm (quarter note followed by 6 eighth notes) at the minimum tempo of quarter note = 120. All wind instruments will play a minimum of one octave, except for Flute and Soprano Clarinet, which will play a minimum of two octaves. Additional octaves, where possible, may be played. Chromatic Scale: Students will play the chromatic scale in even eighth notes at the minimum tempo of quarter note = 120. All wind instruments will play a minimum of one octave, except for Flute and Soprano Clarinet, which will play a minimum of two octaves. Starting pitch for the minimum chromatic scale is Concert Bb (except for Flute, which is Concert C.) Additional ranges – either lower or higher where possible – may be played.
  2. Sight Reading: All students will sight-read and play Grade 3 material.
  3. Solo: Play the required solo as listed.

Mallet Instruments:

  1. Scales: Same as Flute and Soprano Clarinet scales.
  2. Sight Reading: All students will sight-read and play Grade 3 material.
  3. Solo: Play the required solo as listed.

Snare:

  1. Rudiments as follows:
  1. Sight Reading: All students will sight-read and play Grade 3 material.
  2. Solo: Play the required solo as listed.

 EMAIL:  james.tharp@redclay.k12.de.us

Instrumental-Music-Rubric

Instrumental Music Mallet Rubric

Instrumental Music Snare Drum Rubric

 

**Updated October 2020 for SY20-21 admission consideration**

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