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Folly Quarter Middle School
Megan Chrobak, Principal
Michele Hewitt, Asst. Principal
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Welcome to Folly Quarter Bands!
If you are reading this, then this page has been updated for 2019-2020 !! We have another incredible year planned at Folly Quarter with our Band Program. We are delighted to welcome Mr. String as our new Assistant Band Director! Students interested in auditioning for Howard County GT Wind Ensemble, GT Symphonic Band, or Honors Band should speak to Mr. Spang as soon as possible. Audition Music is available now - see below.

GT/Honors Band and All State Audition Music
Howard County GT and Honors Band uses the same audition requirements and music as the Maryland All State Band. You can preview the 2019-2020 music and download a study copy be following the link below.

GT/Honors Band and All State Audition Music

Audition Class
Do you get nervous performing in front of others? Are you interested in gaining an edge when auditioning for GT Band, All State, Jazz Band or chair placement? Does it seem like you never do your best in public? The Audition Class would be perfect for you! Learn how to overcome your nervous energy and make it work for you! Audition Class meets on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 PM. There is no fee to participate in Audition Class. It will begin on September 19, 2019.

Howard County GT/Honors Band Auditions
Howard County GT/Honors Band Auditions will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. You can register to audition by following this link -
Registration Link and scrolling down to the registration link.

Jazz Band Auditions
Jazz Band Auditions will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 from 2:30-4:00 PM. There will be a Help Session on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, and Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. The Help Sessions are completely optional.

Jazz Band Audition Packets
Permission Slips are due Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019.
Updated: Sept. 27, 2018

Study Recording
  • Centerpiece
  • Big Swing Face

  • All About Jazz Band Reference Sheet

    Trumpet Jazz Audition Packet
    Trombone Jazz Audition Packet
    Alto Sax Jazz Audition Packet
    Tenor Sax Jazz Audition Packet
    Bari Sax Jazz Audition Packet
    Piano Jazz Audition Packet
    Guitar Jazz Audition Packet
    Bass Jazz Audition Packet
    Drums Jazz Audition Packet

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