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Scholarship Audition Dates/Information

Contact the Band Office at 662-325-2713 to schedule your audition.

We are now accepting video auditions through Monday, April 6th for wind players.  Visit here for more information. Updated guard, twirler, and drumline audition procedures will be announced soon.

 


Brass & Woodwind Scholarship Audition Requirements

  • 5 major scales (Student's choice. 2 octaves where appropriate.)
  • A chromatic scale
  • A 1-2 minute prepared piece that demonstrates your best qualities as a musician
  • Sight reading

Percussion Scholarship Audition Requirements

Percussionists are encouraged to audition on multiple instruments, but this is not required.

  • Snare Drum
    • 5 rudiments (Student's choice. Open-Closed-Open)
    • Long Roll
    • A 1-2 minute prepared piece (on concert or marching snare) that demonstrates your best qualities as a musician
    • Sight reading
  • Mallet Percussion
    • Same as Brass & Woodwind requirements
  • Timpani
    • Etude or solo
  • Percussionists must also be placed successfully on the drumline to receive a scholarship award. See below.

Drumline Auditions

  • Click here for more information on the video audition process.

Auxiliary Auditions

  • The April 18th audition date has been cancelled.  An updated audition procedure will be announced soon.