Assessment Criteria for 2023 Band Placement

Assessments will be held on the Staff Development Day - Monday 30 January 2023 - in the Hall.

Senior Band 2022
- Criteria for those wishing to be assessed for Senior Band 2023

- One scale of the student's choice
- One chromatic scale
- A tune from Essential Elements or a piece you are working on with your tutor

For Senior Band (2022) wanting to try out for Concert Band 2023
- Two scales of your choice - two octaves where possible
- One chromatic scale
- Light sight reading exercise provided at the assessment
- Piece that demonstrates your ability - can be from your tutor or a band piece

Current (2022) Concert Band members re-joining Concert Band in 2023
- Three scales of your choice - two octaves where possible
- One chromatic scale
- Light sight reading exercise provided at the assessment
- Piece that demonstrates your ability - can be from your tutor or a band piece


OC and New Students Joining the school in 2023
- Three scales of your choice
- two octaves where possible

- One chromatic scale- Light sight reading exercise provided at the assessment
- Piece that demonstrates your ability - can be from your tutor or a band piece

Percussion Assessment Criteria


Concert Band Percussion Criteria                                    Senior Band Percussion Criteria