Individual opportunities

In addition to the activities of the full band program, here are some opportunities our students may choose to participate in.

More information for specific events will be posted as it is made available.

Lettering
Students can letter in band. Here is the information on how to.

Solo/Ensemble-

Regional Solo/Ensemble Contest @ Kingston Middle School and Kingston High School 2/23/18
Solo/Ensemble Registration

Jazz Band 

Jazz Ensemble is an audition group that meets zero hour, 6:45am, on Mon/Wed/Fri.

Lab Jazz is an open ensemble (no auditions, but you must have a level of skill on your instrument) that meets zero hour, 6:45am, on Mon/Tue/Thur.
 
Auditions - Wednesday 9/12, 7:00am-  Brass/Woodwinds
                           Thursday 9/13, 7:00am- Rhythm
Be prepared to play the music to a recorded rhythm section.  Improvisation over the same changes is strongly encouraged.
Click here for the audition material.
Click here for a play along recording
 
Honor Groups- 
Participation in these groups is based on an audition or application.  They also have participation fees.
See Mr. Adams if you are interested.

All-Northwest/All-State Band Auditions:
Click here for the audition material.
Click here for the All NW Jazz Band Audition material
 Audition recordings must be completed by September 28, 2018.
All Northwest Band (in Portland 2/15-17/19)


Pacific Lutheran University Honor Band:
(in Lakewood on 1/4-5/19): PLU Honor Band website
To be considered for nomination please turn in the PLU Honor band form. 
Click here for the application.


Youth Ensembles-
Highly motivated students who wish to explore different types of ensembles should consider:

Puget Sound Youth Wind Ensemble

 

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