Registration for Spring 2020 Hawai'i High School Saxophone Ensemble
The Hawaii Saxophone Foundationwill hold auditions for the third annual Hawaii High School Saxophone Ensemble. Students will have the opportunity to work with Hawaii’s top saxophone music educators and professionals. Students will rehearse weekly in preparation for a concert with the University of Hawaii Saxophone Choir.
Audition is December 15, 2019, 10am at Moanalua Middle School Band Room. Auditions are open to all high school saxophonists with a minimum of 2 years experience. (Middle school saxophonists are eligible to audition upon recommendation of their band director or private instructor).
Audition material will consist of:
Tuition fee for members is $75 dollars. There is a $10 dollar non-refundable audition fee.
Students accepted into the program will have this fee applied to the cost of tuition.
Students must provide instruments for participation (privately owned or from schools). Students may be asked to double on other saxophones.
Participants are required to attend weekly rehearsals in preparation for concert activities. Attendance is mandatory. Absences will be excused only for illness or family emergency. Missing 2 or more rehearsals will be grounds for expulsion.
All rehearsals are on Sundays, 10:00am - 11:30am
Rehearsal dates (Subject to Change):
Sunday, Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, 2020
Sunday, Feb 2, 9, 15, 23, 2020
Rehearsal location: Moanalua Middle School Band Room
Sunday, December 15, 2019: Audition, 9:00am-12:30pm
Sunday, January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2020: Rehearsal, 9:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, February 2, 9, 15, 23, 2020: Rehearsal, 9:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020: Rehearsal, 9:00am-12:00pm
Dress rehearsal: TBA Orvis Auditorium, UH music department
Concert: Monday March 2, 2020 Time TBA Orvis Auditorium
(with UH Saxophone Choir)
Make a donation to the Hawaii Saxophone Foundation
The Hawaii Saxophone Foundation is a non-profit organization created to raise the level of awareness and education of the saxophone in Hawaii. Plans to achieve this will be by commissioning new compositions, hosting clinicians for workshops and concerts, providing college scholarships and eventually providing instruments to schools in need.