2017 BJHS Percussion Audition Information

Marching Percussion Auditions: May 4-5 (Thursday and Friday 4-6:30pm)

Thursday, May 4- Individual Audition (sign up for time below)

Friday, May 5- Group Audition

Front Ensemble/Eletronics:

-Know all of the short technique exercises
-Know MCM #1
-Audition with White Hollow
-Be able to pass off at least 6 scales/2 octave with arpeggios
-Know “Just For Now” on preferred instrument
Battery/Rack:
-Be able to play through all of the exercise packet
-Audition with Drum Corps on Parade
-Know “​​​​Double Beats 2004” on your preferred instrument

How to Audition:

  1. Complete Online Registration.  This form takes a few moments to load.  Be patient.  If you are a current Bob Jones Band 9th through 11th grader or a current Discovery band 8th grader, you will receive an email with the required password.  You will not be permitted to audition if you have not completed online registration.
  2. Download, complete, sign as necessary, and bring the following forms to your audition:
    • 2017-18 Band Contract.  You and your parents must sign and initial this contract.  You will not be permitted to audition without this signed contract.
  3. Download and prepare 2017 Audition Music here. Passwords will be sent via email.
  4. Sign up for an audition time.
  5. Bring the following check to your audition:
    • Check for marching band jersey: $26 (S-XL), $27 (2XL), $28 (3XL)
      • Current BJHS band members do NOT need to purchase new jersey if existing jersey is in good condition.  They will be inspected at uniform fittings during band camp to ensure quality.
    • Any unpaid fees or expenses from the 2016-17 school year. You will NOT be allowed to audition if you have an outstanding balance.

If you do not receive passwords via email or are a transfer student from another system, please fill out the contact form and passwords will be sent to you.

ALL COMPLETED FORMS AND MONEY ARE REQUIRED TO AUDITION!