Scale Tempos

Instrument Class Chromatic Scale Range Tempo
Flute Freshman low D to high G eighths at 120
Sophomore low C to high A eighths at 140
Junior low C to high A sixteenths at 80
Senior low C to high C sixteenths at 96
Oboe Freshman low D to high D eighths at 120
Sophomore low C to high Eb eighths at 140
Junior low Bb to high E sixteenths at 80
Senior low Bb to high F sixteenths at 96
Clarinet Freshman low E to high C eighths at 120
Sophomore low E to high D eighths at 140
Junior low E to high F sixteenths at 80
Senior low E to high G sixteenths at 96
Bass Clarinet Freshman low E to 4th line E eighths at 120
Sophomore low Eb to G top of staff eighths at 140
Junior low Eb to high Bb sixteenths at 80
Senior low Eb to high C sixteenths at 96
Saxophone Freshman low D to high D eighths at 120
Sophomore low C to high Eb eighths at 140
Junior low Bb to high F sixteenths at 80
Senior low Bb to high F sixteenths at 96
Bassoon Freshman low D to D above staff eighths at 120
Sophomore low C to F above staff sixteenths at 80
Junior low Bb to Ab above staff sixteenths at 100
Senior low Bb to high Bb sixteenths at 120
Trumpet/Baritone Freshman low G to 4th space F eighths at 100
Sophomore low F# to G top of staff eighths at 120
Junior low F# to high C sixteenths at 80
Senior low F# to high C sixteenths at 96
Horn Freshman low G to 4th space E eighths at 100
Sophomore low E to G top of staff eighths at 120
Junior low C to A above staff sixteenths at 80
Senior A below low C to high Bb sixteenths at 96
Trombone Freshman low F to D above staff eighths at 110
Sophomore low E to F above staff eighths at 120
Junior low E to Ab above staff eighths at 140
Senior low E to Bb above staff eighths at 160
Euphonium Freshman low F to D above staff eighths at 110
Sophomore low E to F above staff eighths at 120
Junior low E to Ab above staff eighths at 140
Senior low E to Bb above staff eighths at 160
Tuba Freshman Bb below staff to Eb third space eighths at 100
Sophomore G below staff to G 4th space eighths at 120
Junior F octave below staff to Bb above staff eighths at 140
Senior F octave below staff to Bb above staff eighths at 160
Percussion Freshman 2 octaves, alternate sticking eighths at 120
Sophomore 3 octaves, alternate sticking eighths at 140
Junior 3 octaves, alternate sticking eighths at 160
Senior 3 octaves, alternate sticking sixteenths at 96
Guitar Freshman 2 octaves eighths at 120
Sophomore 2 octaves eighths at 140
Junior 2 octaves eighths at 160
Senior 2 octaves sixteenths at 96
Piano Freshman 2 octaves, 2 hands eighths at 120
Sophomore 3 octaves, 2 hands eighths at 140
Junior 4 octaves, 2 hands eighths at 160
Senior 7 octaves, 2 hands sixteenths at 90
Bass Freshman 1 octave eighths at 100
Sophomore 2 octaves eighths at 120
Junior 2 octaves eighths at 140
Senior 3 octaves eighths at 160