Audition Requirements: Fall 2017
Audition Requirements: Must be age 8 in 3rd Grade to be in Ceili Band Classes
audition for bands in Fall 2017; students in Competition Ceili Band do not need to re-audition. Auditions are due by August 13 or can be played in person on August 13. Students not wanting to re-audition will be assigned to a group.
Beginning Ceili Band: Elem/ Middle
Britches Full of Stitches or Kerry Polka
Adv Beginner: Elem/ Middle School
Britches Full of Stitches Polka
Oro se March
Dawning of the Day March
Shoe the Donkey Mazurka
Rince a Philip a Cheoil
Mo Gile Mear
Int.Ceili Band: Middle/ High School
Have a Drink with Me
Humours of Glendart
Advance Ceili Band: (submit tune list)
Show you can play two reels at speed.
Three jigs at speed in a set.Hornpipe set that is not Boys of Blue
Purpose of Ceili Band and Festival Band
Ceili Band Class
Ceili Band III Advanced: This class is for students that have mastered classic repertoire and ornamentation and are moving into mulit- part and advanced reels tunes.
Ceili Band II Intermediate: This class is for students working on 'classic' Irish repertoire: Reels, Jigs, Slip Jigs, Hornpipes, Polkas. Learning and perfecting ornamentation such as rolls, cuts and trebles.
Ceili Band II Adv Beginner: : This class is for students with a 2-year mastery of their instrument. In this course students will learn standard beginning Irish tunes such as marches, airs, polkas, slides, simple jigs and reels.
Ceili Band I Adv Beginner: : This class is for students with a 2-year mastery of their instrument. In this course students will learn standard beginning Irish tunes such as marches, airs, polkas, slides and slip jigs.
Festival Band Class: Grúpaí Ceoil
Gael: GAEL is a performance oriented class that will focus on modern and
Gruapai Cheoil -style arrangements of traditional Irish music. The
objective of GAEL is to teach advanced traditional Irish youth musicians
performance techniques, harmonic arrangements, advanced traditional
music as well as provide authentic community and National performance
experiences. GAEL is an invitation only class and participants must meet
the below requirements to stay in good standing with group. Class cost
per class $5.
1. be of high school age/ grade level or collegiate level.
1. Participating in all shows and all fleadhanna is optional and each show will be booked individually.
2. GAEL may require a an additional costume.
Tara: Middle and Elementary school band that expands traditional tunes into mixed instrumental and vocal arrangements and focuses on performance skills. Recommendation only. Required to attend all Tara rehearsals and shows. See school calendar.
Classes will be held in The NATE Suzuki Studio in Roswell. Please do not call The NATE Studio for directions.