DRUM MAJOR AUDITIONS:
- Demonstrate excellent marching technique in a straight line, turn, halt, and marking time.
- State the commands of: Attention, Parade Rest, Dress Center Dress, Ready Front, and Mark Time Move.
- Conduct The Star Spangled Banner from memory.
- Conduct music from fall 2018 marching band show (24K Magic from mm. 1 - 19).
Applicants for Drum Major should demonstrate excellent musicianship, marching ability, and conducting technique. Candidates will be evaluated on:
- Vocal projection and authority
- Clarity/correctness of conducting patterns
- Fermati and cues
Consideration also given to thoughtfulness and creativity of application essay.