Below contains information regarding ensemble auditions for the Brighton Instrumental Music. There is a place for students of all skill levels within our program, and all students are asked to audition to appropriately place you within the ensembles.  Auditions will be held in April and May, high school students will make an appointment (coming soon) and middle schoolers will play for Ms. Mortensen during their respective classes. 

Audition Requirements 


  1. Major Scale & Arpeggio 

  2. Instrument Etude ​​



  1. Major Scale & Arpeggio

  2. Instrument Etude


Percussion Ensemble:

  1. Major Scale & Arpeggio

  2. Snare Etude (from packet)

  3. Mallet Etude (from packet)


Jazz Band:

  1. Blues Scale 

  2. Solo over the 12-Bar Blues Recording provided

  3. Play "Alright, Okay, You Win" with the track provided

  4. ​Drumset Only: Demonstrate these styles- Swing, Funk, Rock & Samba​ 

12-Bar Blues Track - Unknown Artist
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Alright, Okay, You Win - Nestico
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