Middle School Audition Material

Now's The Time Youtube link:


Rhythm Section Auditions

Piano | Guitar | Bass

All rhythm section students will learn both ‘Now’s the Time’and ‘Straight No Chaser’ in the given keys. 

Rhythm section players will sign in starting at 12:00pm on Sunday.  After sign in students will be lead to their masterclass, known as the Groove Cube.

During the Groove Cube masterclass students will be grouped into rhythm sections to perform their audition pieces under the direction of our rhythm staff. Students will also be asked to work on various other grooves during the masterclass. Our rhythm instrument instructors will evaluate the students based on playing ability and teachability. 

All players should to the best of their ability:

• Play the melody • Comp the melody for pianists and guitarists - walk the bass line as a bass players• Improvise over the given chord changes

Students should bring to camp:

• Instruments - pianists should bring a keyboard and stand if they have one, there are 9 piano students at camp this year!• Amps if you own one• All necessary power and patch cables