Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra Audition Information


Audition Dates

Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, August 13, 2017, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Monday, August 14, 2017, from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm


Big Band Audition

GMEA Jazz Etude 1 and 2 (or an appropriate jazz etude or transcription), GMEA Jazz Scales, and sight reading.

Click here to download your instrument’s GMEA Etude and Scales.


Jazz Combos Audition

Prepare 3 selections including a blues, latin, and jazz standard (swing).

Suggested Jazz Composition List For Auditions:

So What Tune Up Little Sunflower
Billie’s Bounce Impressions  Footprints
Blue Bossa Doxy  Maiden Voyage
Take the A Train St. Thomas  Satin Doll
Summertime Four  Song for My Father
Rhythm Changes Solar  Ornithology
Autumn Leaves Ladybird  All the Things
Just Friends Recordame



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