Auditions will be held in the Round Lake High School Band Room. Auditions are meant purely for part placement. These will occur on Tuesday, May 16 starting at 6:00 PM. Click here to sign-up for an audition time.
You will audition for the drumline instructor and director, possibly more of the marching band staff. When you audition, the staff will ask you for your instrument preference. This does not mean you will get that choice, but we do take it into consideration. The audition will consist of three parts:
Tenor Drums - Grizzly Funk
Bass Drum - Murc (Bass 2)
Snare Drum - Electric Wheelchair
All students auditioning will play the following rudiments. Click on the rudiment to be brought to a webpage on VicFirth.com. The webpage will include audio and notation examples, as well as video lessons about that rudiment.
Incoming Freshmen/Sophomore choose one of the following:
Incoming Juniors/Seniors choose one of the following:
The best way to prepare for the auditions and improve your skills is to take private lessons with our drumline instructor, Jake Fromkin. Check the accompanying sheet for information.
Any questions contact the drumline instructor, Jake Fromkin (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the director, Mr. West (email@example.com).