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Western Thunder Marching Band

Department of Music

1000 E. University Ave, Department 3037

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5222

Fax: (307) 766-5326

Email: belserrs@uwyo.edu

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Drumline Auditions

Auditions will take place on Tuesday, August 20 in the BCPA Concert Hall.

2017 Book

Audition Requirements

In addition to the listed requirements, each audition will consist of an excerpt to sight-read.

Snare

  • Downfield '95 (120 bpm)
  • 16th-note Grid (100 bpm)
  • Hug-a-Dug-a-Brr (80 bpm)
  • Yella' Stone, C to D (112 bpm)
  • Tio Loco, measures 5 - 9 (112 bpm)

Tenors

  • Downfield '95 (120 bpm)
  • One warm-up of your choice
  • Random section from the cadence sequence

Bass

  • 16th Stick Control
  • Yella' Stone, C to D
  • 16th ABCs

Cymbals

  • Onge Potch Ket, top to B, first ending only

Questions can be directed towards any of the section leaders:

Matt Poto, snare/head section leader : mpoto@uwyo.edu
Mason Teague, tenors : mteague1@uwyo.edu
Ginger Crow, bass : gcrow1@uwyo.edu
Monica Olson, cymbals : molson26@uwyo.edu

If possible, you should also bring the following to camp:

  • Practice sticks
  • Practice pad
  • White electrical tape
  • Drum key
  • Earplugs
Contact Us

Western Thunder Marching Band

Department of Music

1000 E. University Ave, Department 3037

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5222

Fax: (307) 766-5326

Email: belserrs@uwyo.edu

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