2022-2023 PCHS Band Registration and Audition Info

Dear New and Current PCHS Band Members,

We are excited to welcome you as a new member or welcome you back as a returning member of the Paulding County High School “Pride of Paulding” for the 2022-2023 school year.  We have an exciting year planned and are excited for the possibilities of a new year and continuing to uphold the tradition of excellence that has been established at Paulding County High School.

Please make sure to click the link and fill out the registration form above.  Band Auditions for all wind players are on Tuesday  Drumline and Color Guard auditions are May 9- May 13 from 4:00-6:00 PM.   

May Band Booster Meeting and Band Sign Up- There is a mandatory meeting for all band students and parents who will be part of the 2022-2023 band program.  Plan to attend either Monday, May 9 at 6:30 PM in the PCHS Auditorium or Tuesday, May 10 6:30 PM in the PCHS Auditorium   All students must bring at least one parent to the meeting. 

At this meeting we will cover all the important information band participation for the upcoming school year.  Topics will include band policies, related fees, band trips, and we will reveal the show concept for the 2022 season.  Please bring the required forms completed and signed to help speed up the process.  Forms can be accessed below by clicking "Required Forms."

  1. Commitment Form

  2. “Blanket” Field Trip Form

  3. Medical History Permission and Release Form

  4. Paulding County School District “Heat Form”

  5. Photo-Video Media Release Form

 

We look forward to seeing everyone at our May meeting and at Band Camp in July!  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.

Audition Information

All returning and prospective band members are required to complete a successful class placement audition to participate in either the Symphonic Winds or Symphonic Band.  All other students will be placed in the Concert Band.  Auditions for current band members will be conducted during class time.  New members will register to audition on either May 9 or May 10 from 4-6 PM.

 

Winds

  • As many major scales and arpeggios as you can perform in 2 minutes (GMEA format)

  • Full range chromatic scale

  • Audition Etude

Click HERE for the audition etude

Percussion

  • As many major scales and arpeggios as you can perform in 2 minutes on a mallet percussion instrument (GMEA format)

  • Full range chromatic scale on a mallet percussion instrument

  • The following rudiments on a snare drum (GMEA format)

    • Single Paradiddle

    • Single Stroke Roll