UToledo Band Program

Rocket Marching Band
Woodwind & Brass
2022 Audition Information

Below you will find all the information regarding auditioning for the 2022 edition of the University of Toledo Rocket Marching Band. Please read all the information carefully, and make sure you complete the audition process in full. Accommodations can be made for instrument or technology access issues by contacting andrew.rhodes@utoledo.edu

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 video submission.
      • Beginning April 18, 2022, notifications will be sent to audition submissions on a rolling schedule.
      • Auditions are open and accepted through July 31, 2022. Early submissions are strongly encouraged.
    • Training Camp
      • August 19-28, 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.


All auditions for woodwind and brass for the 2022 Rocket Marching Band will be completed by video submission.  The audition consists of the following provided  criteria:

  1. A short introduction of yourself
  2. 3 Major Scales – Concert C, F, & Bb (two-octaves encouraged)
  3. Required "Lyrical" excerpt
  4. Required "Technical" excerpt
  5. Required "Fair Toledo" excerpt (one time through)
  6. **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.



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

Last Updated: 6/27/22