UT Band Program

Rocket Marching Band Woodwind & Brass
2018 Audition Information

Below you will find all the information regarding auditioning for the 2018 edition of the University of Toledo Rocket Marching Band.    Please read all the information carefully, and make sure you complete the audition process completely.

NOTE: The audition process for percussionists differs from that of the winds.  If you are looking for percussion audition information, click here.

For all woodwind and brass players, the audition procedure is as follows:

    • Intent to March
      • Complete the online "Intent to March" form here.
    • Audition
      • Complete your audition via YouTube, DVD, or in person.
      • Beginning April 9, 2018, notifications will be sent to audition submissions.
      • Auditions are open and accepted through July 27, 2018. Early submissions are strongly encouraged.
    • Training Camp
      • August 13-26, Required for all members

Please read and download the woodwind and brass music requirements listed below on this page, and then click the appropriate box at the bottom of the page to begin your audition process.


 MUSIC REQUIREMENTS FOR WOODWINDS AND BRASS

Students may audition for the Rocket Marching Band via YouTube, DVD, or in person.  The audition consists of the following provided  criteria:

  1. 3 Major Scales (Concert C, F, & Bb, two-octaves optional)
  2. Required "Lyrical" excerpt
  3. Required "Technical" excerpt
  4. Required "Fair Toledo" excerpt
  5. **Optional: Any other musical excerpt which demonstrates musicianship (Ex. honor band audition example, excerpt from solo contest, etc.)

The music for each instrument can be downloaded here:

Note: If you want to audition for more than one instrument, this process must be completed for each instrument.  Contact the Rocket Marching Band with any questions regarding auditioning on two instruments.

SUBMIT WOODWIND/BRASS AUDITION VIA YOUTUBE

SUBMIT WOODWIND/BRASS AUDITION VIA DVD

LIVE WOODWIND/BRASS AUDITION ON CAMPUS

PERCUSSION AUDITION INFORMATION 


 QUESTIONS?
Contact the Rocket Marching Band before submitting your audition!
Email: andrew.rhodes@utoledo.edu  Phone: 419.530.2217 

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Last Updated: 3/13/18