DRUM MAJOR

  • DRUM MAJOR AUDITIONS:

    1. Demonstrate excellent marching technique in a straight line, turn, halt, and marking time.
    2. State the commands of: Attention, Parade Rest, Dress Center Dress, Ready Front, and Mark Time Move.
    3. Conduct The Star Spangled Banner from memory.
    4. 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
    • Posture
    • Clarity/correctness of conducting patterns
    • Fermati and cues

    Consideration also given to thoughtfulness and creativity of application essay.

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