Auditioning for drum corps?

With DCI Auditions around 2 months away its almost time for audition materials to come out.

I’m putting together a guide for preparing for auditions. Most of it will lean toward the brass side, but will also include helpful stuff for guard and percussion.

Any questions you want to see answered in the guide? Let me know in the reblog or send me a message!

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Originally posted by playbill

Corps as high school students

Blue Devils: the kinda weird hipster kid that always gets super good grades and all the teachers love

Troopers: the cowboy guy that drives a truck to school and you can see the skol can in the pocket of his jeans

Carolina Crown: the hot chick that comes to school in a different style every day but still slays

Cadets: the nerdy one who never gets enough sleep but because they were up all night studying

Jersey Surf: the guy who comes to school in swim trunks and flip flops and always smells like sunscreen

Crossmen and Spirit: the couple that never stops making out in the hallway and cries when they don’t have a class together

Madison Scouts: the senior that doesn’t care about being made fun of for still being a Boy Scout

Colts: the super thespian and president of the drama club

Seasons (Interpreted by a High School Band Kid)
  • *Summer*
  • Me:*Drools over Drum Corps* WHEN DOES BAND START? WOOO BAND CAMP
  • *Fall*
  • Everyone else:Omg. Hoodie weather, cuddle weather, football season c:
  • Me:MARCHING SEASON IS GONNA KICK BRASS. Finally get to wear my band hoodie! Frick yeah. Long bus rides and pep band! Let's eat all the marching tacos and cup of noodles at competitions
  • *Winter*
  • Everyone else:Why tf is it so cold? Guess we'll watch a basketball game or two. I hate the snow.
  • Me:INDOOR SEASON. WGI HERE I COME. *cries bc of all the beautiful shows*
  • *Spring*
  • Everyone else:Well, it's one season closer to summer again.
  • Me:Let's goooooo pre-season! I can't wait to find out what the show theme is! Ahhhh leadership auditions *cries* BAND CAMP CAN'T COME SOONER.
2016 DCI Finals

Thank you for your patience! 

Please enjoy 4+ hours of drum corps all over again (or for the first time)!