Brass & Woodwind Auditions


The Winds Section of the ISUCF’V’MB is made up from over 200 woodwind and brass players from across the nation and even the world.  Auditions for Brass & Woodwind players will happen the week before classes (you can see a full Band Camp schedule over on our Schedules page!)  Here are the important dates for Brass & Woodwind players:

  • August 14, 2023: New Member Move-In for Brass & Woodwinds
  • August 15, 2023: New Member Camp
  • August 16, 2023: Woodwind & Brass Auditions

Below you will find the audition materials you need to prepare for the process to join.  The audition is split up into two sections each worth 50 of 100 points:  Music and Marching.

Music Auditions

For the playing portion of the audition, you will be asked to play the following etude not memorized and the fight song memorized as an audition for one of our adjudicators.

Audition Etudes (not memorized)

Fight Song (Memorized)

Marching Auditions

The marching portion of the audition will be a series of short marching sequences that will be taught to you during our New Member portion of band camp.  These sequences will be comprised of some of the basic techniques that you will use as a member of the ISUCF’V’MB.