2014 Drumline Auditions

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Check out the Audition Clinics, and Resources pages!


Audition Materials:

Pregame Sequence, Sticks and Swing, Homey the Jam & Diff’rent Strokes

Returning Members:

Date of Audition: Sunday, April 27th, 11:00am – 2:00pm

Returning members who make the line are expected to attend the summer camps except those marching drum corps or those who have made arrangements with Scott and Mr. Smyth. Those who do not make the line may re-audition with the potential members.

Potential Members:

All potential members need to fill out this application. Please do so by clicking Application for Membership! – CLICK HERE!!!

Students audition for the drumline can move into their Fall housing starting Sunday, August 17th at 8:00AM.  Students wishing to move in on Saturday, August 16th may do so at an additional cost of $50.  Please contact the Department of Residence for details.  If students do not make the final drumline, they will still be allowed to stay in their residence hall at no additional cost.

Dates of Audition: August 17th, 7:00pm – 10:00pm and August 18th, 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00 – 5:00pm

Auditions will be begin promptly at 7:00 PM in room 102 of Music Hall on campus at Iowa State University. Please be there on time and prepared to work hard. For directions to the building click here.
The final decisions will be made by the end of the afternoon rehearsal on August 18th.

Camp Dates: Highly advised to attend!!!

Sounds of Summer Drumline Camp: June 13th & 14th
ISU Drumline Camps: June 21st & July 19th, 12:00pm – 5:00pm

The Final Drumline:

Required rehearsals:

Band Camp: August 18th – 24th
Daily rehearsals 4:30-5:50 pm, You must sign up for Music 114A
Morning rehearsal prior to all home games and exhibitions
Drumline rehearsals, Thursday evenings 7:00-10:00 pm
Sectionals (weekly)

The Iowa State Drumline is a dedicated group, continuously striving for improvement. While our rehearsal and performance schedule might seem overwhelming, please remember we are also committed to having fun. We look for members with a positive attitude who are willing to work hard to deliver an outstanding performance.

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