This form is only for students that have already been accepted at UMass Amherst or one of the Five Colleges and have decided to join the band this coming season.
Please fill out your information as accurately as possible. Do not press ENTER or RETURN until you have completely filled out this form. If there is a problem with your registration, we will notify you.
DUE TO INCREASED INTEREST IN THE MINUTEMAN MARCHING BAND BAND PROGRAM – Some sections may fill to capacity. We recommend filling out this registration form as soon as possible. Once a section is full, a taped audition might be required in order to receive an invitation to Band Camp. After the form has been submitted, you will receive notification of your status.
FOR MEMBERS INTERESTED IN THE DRUMLINE!
All first year members interested in the drumline need to submit an audition video by July 1. Please visit the drumline website at www.umassdrumline.org for instructions. Click on 'audition', download the PDF's, and follow the instructions for the audition procedure. Please email Thom Hannum if you have any questions.
FOR MEMBERS INTERESTED IN THE COLORGUARD!
All new students planning to join the colorguard (flag, saber, rifle), are asked to send a DVD or VHS of a solo routine performed to music of your choice. This is video is to assist us in preparation of show routines and determine placement within the guard. It is not an AUDITION to join the Guard. If you are proficient in more than one piece of equipment please include those in the routine. Please include, any body and dance elements and be aware of your free arms and facial projections at all times. Routine length should be more than 32 counts and under 4 minutes.
FOR MEMBERS WISHING TO AUDITION FOR WEAPONS (Rifle or Sabre) Positions on the Weapons line is limited. If you would like to audition for weapons, a dvd or vhs is required by JULY 1ST.
FOR MEMBERS INTERESTED IN BATON TWIRLING
Baton Twirlers for the Minuteman Band are selected by competitive audition. Interest Candidates should send an audition tape/dvd to Minuteman Band, George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building , UMass Amherst, Amherst MA. The tape/dvd should be sent by July 1st. After that, candidates will be contacted with results.
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