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Blue Devils Brass Auditions – Video Submission


Please note, there are no refunds on audition fees.

Video auditions will be accepted until December 15, 2021.

To submit your video(s):

  1. Create an unlisted video on YouTube for us to review. You can submit up to three videos. See the specific requirements below.
  2. Once you have your audition video(s) prepared and uploaded, sign into your account, click on "Audition Info", and submit the url(s) of your videos. You may submit up to a total of three videos.

Once we have received and viewed your musical and visual video auditions, we will inform you of your status.

If you have ANY questions, please feel free to contact Chip Crotts.

MUSIC

Your video (or videos) should include all of the audition exercises and selected excerpts included in the audition packet. Please feel free to contact Chip Crotts with any music questions.

VISUAL

Create an unlisted (not public or private) YouTube video (or multiple videos) for us to review. This video (or videos) should include all of the required material listed below. Please feel free to contact Jaime Holly with any visual questions.

You will have two videos to submit for the visual portion of your audition. The first will demonstrate marching skills and the second will be a body phrase. Watch the attached videos for examples and information on each of the two required videos.


Marching Video

  • Submit 1 video containing all content in order. (edited or continuous)
  • Perform all required content fully in frame.
  • Your full body should be visible at all times.
  • Camera in Landscape. Preferably elevated off the ground.
  • Use an audible metronome that can be heard in the video.
  • In the demonstration video, Zach adds recommended arm motions and some body between reps. Do your best to add this to your video.

REQUIRED CONTENT

  • Running cartwheel
  • Skips
  • Running X-jump
  • Backward Rond de Jambe runs
  • Move 12, Halt 4, Forward: 90bpm
  • Move 12, Halt 4, Backward: 90bpm
  • Move 12, Halt 4, Forward: 180bpm
  • Move 12, Halt 4, Backward: 180bpm
  • Halftime to Singletime. Forward 90-180bpm
  • Halftime to Singletime. Backward: 90-180bpm
  • Zig-Zags, Forward slides: 90bpm
  • Zig-Zags, Backward slides: 90bpm
  • Zig-Zags, Forward slides: 180bpm
  • Zig-Zags, Backward slides: 180bpm
  • Step size changes. 16 at 16to5, 8 at 8to5, 12 at 4to5: 180bpm

Body Video

  • Submit 1 video containing 2 reps of the choreography
  • Perform all required content fully in frame.
  • Your full body should be visible at all times.
  • Camera in Landscape. Preferably elevated off the ground.
  • Use an audible metronome that can be heard in the video

REQUIRED CONTENT

  • Six 8 count phrases
  • Connect phrases to make one 48 count phrase. 1 rep = 48 count
  • Preform and record 2 reps of the choreography




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