Audition

Blue Thunder Audition Dates & Information:

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO AUDITION FOR THE 2019 BLUE THUNDER!

Audition Steps:

  1. Prepare for your audition with the video guide and section specific materials below
  2. Fill out the BTMB Interest form
  3. Use the Audition Request Form to schedule a live audition, register for the Color Guard audition camp, or upload video audition

Wind instrumentalists auditioning as Music Majors or Minors on February 9th and 23rd

  • Planning to play the same instrument in Blue Thunder as your Music Department audition? Your audition can count as the musical portion of your BTMB audition. Additionally, you will need to complete the visual portion either in person or via video by the appropriate due date.
  • If you are planning to play a secondary instrument or would like to be part of the Drum Line or Color Guard) in the Blue Thunder, you will need to complete a complete separate Marching Band audition

Audition applicants residing outside 100 mile radius:

  • Blue Thunder continually accepts video auditions. However, the committee will begin making scholarship & fee waiver decisions beginning February 23. Consequently, it is highly recommended that we receive your completed audition application linking your audition video by February 23, 2019. Completed auditions received after this date will be processed and waivers offered while funds are available.
Click on section images for audition instructions & material

Audition Material

piccolo

piccolo

clarinet

clarinet

alto saxophone

alto saxophone

tenor saxophone

tenor saxophone

trumpet

trumpet

mellophone

mellophone

trombone

trombone

baritone

baritone

sousaphone

sousaphone

snare drum

snare drum

tenor drums

tenor drums

bass drum

bass drum

cymbals

cymbals

color guard

color guard