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Audition Information


Audition Dates & Important information:

  • All potential auditionees must fill out the Blue Thunder Marching Band Interest form
  • Music Department Scholarship auditions: February 9 & February 23, 2019
  • Out of State Fee Waiver decision making begins February 23, 2019
  • Blue Thunder Marching Band Audition Weekend April 5 & 6, 2019
  • Scholarships & Fee Waivers will be offered until funds are no longer available


For wind instrumentalists auditioning as Music Majors or Minors on February 9th and 23rd, and playing the same instrument as your Music Department audition:

  • Your audition can count as the musical portion of your marching band audition
  • You will need to complete the visual portion either in person or via video by the appropriate due date. Your audition will not be finalized, and no decision can be made until this is completed
  • If you are planning to play a secondary instrument in the Blue Thunder, you will need to submit a complete separate audition in addition to your Music Department audition
  • Potential Percussion & Color Guard members will need to complete an audition for the Blue Thunder, see below


For those residing within 100 miles & are auditioning for Blue Thunder (not Music Department) only:

  • Wind & percussion audition dates are April 5 & 6 for the Fall 2019 season. Please contact the office for an audition time slot.
  • Color Guard audition camp is April 5 & 6, please contact the office to secure your slot or speak with the instructor regarding options


For those residing outside 100 mile radius (including percussion and color guard):

  • You may submit complete audition videos via internet upload, and email the link to by the Audition weekend April 5 & 6, 2019
  • For out of state applicants applying for Out of State Fee Waiver, it is highly recommended that we receive your completed audition link by February 23, 2019 when the committee will begin to make fee waiver decisions. Completed auditions received after this date will be processed and waivers offered if remaining awards are available