Color Guard Marching Band 2018-19 Auditions

DETAILS

Click HERE for the informational packet and forms.

Auditions: Saturday May 19, 2018

• 9:30am-12:00pm
• McMurray Elementary School Gym Auditions are closed to the public. Parents, friends, etc. are not allowed to attend.

What to wear to tryouts:
– Solid black tank top or t-shirt
– Black yoga pants, black sweat pants or black shorts
– Sneakers
– Hair pulled back and off the face
– Natural or no make-up
– Your audition number. This will be given to you when you arrive on Friday.
– No jewelry.

Requirements:
• All forms must be turned in before the start of auditions..
• You must attend the audition clinic.

Audition Day Tentative Schedule

• 9:30 – Sign up for audition time slot and receive audition number.
• 9:40 – auditions begin. Individuals will audition in groups of 4. Your group will be asked to perform the routine 2 times.
• Once you have finished your audition you are free to leave.

Auditions

The PTMB Colorguard is looking for fun, energetic, hard-working and confident
performers. You will be scored on the following categories:
• Silk (flag) routine
• Dance routine
• Marching
• Performance- Candidates will be judged on smile, facial expression, posture and attitude as well as how well they followed directions.

There is no set number of members for the colorguard.
Candidates are determined by scores.
Tryout groups will consist of four candidates per group. Groups will be assigned the morning of auditions.
Each group will have one or more veteran color guard members to help new candidates.

Valuable Information

• Flags will be provided for all candidates. We will have a flag check-out form for any
candidate wishing to take a flag home to practice. All flags must be returned the
morning of the audition. Candidates not returning equipment will be charged $45.
• The only day candidates will be judged is Saturday May 19, 2018. Exceptions maybe made with advance notice and approval by the PT Band Director and Color Guard Coordinator.
• Current colorguard members DO have to re-audition. They are not guaranteed a spot
on the team.
• After candidates audition they are free to leave.
• The list of candidates that make the CG will be posted at the end of the day Monday, May 21, 2018

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