2022 Drumline Tryout Info

Students auditioning for Snare Drum

Rudiments, slow-fast-slow:

– Double Stroke Roll (match grip)

– Single Paradiddle (match grip)

– Flam Tap (match grip)

Audition Music:

– Point Break

– I am Legend

Sight Reading (match grip)

Students auditioning for Tenors 

Rudiments on snare drum, slow-fast-slow:

– Double Stroke Roll (match grip)

– Single Paradiddle (match grip)

– Flam Tap (match grip)

Audition Music:

– Point Break

– I am Legend

Sight Reading on Tenors

Students auditioning for Bass Drum 

Audition for Bass1, Bass 2, Bass 3, or Bass 4

Audition Music:

– Point Break

– I am Legend

Sight Reading

(Note for bass drum: Pay extra attention to which notes are in unison with all basses, and which notes are on the specific bass you are auditioning for)

Students auditioning for Bells

Audition Music: 

– Inspector Gadget

– Injury

Any students auditioning for cymbals do not need to prepare anything for the audition, and will only need to attend the day of auditions to receive the welcome for the new season and hear any and all logistics. 

If anyone has any questions email jquad2014@gmail.com

Thank you!

You can download all audition music here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1j5cKWaeuBkLKtrXX6s0l-0AFMF086CNB?usp=sharing

Season End M.B. Schedule

**UPDATED 10/18

Tuesday, Oct 19 – Performance for Football Team, 5:00pm
Thursday, Oct 21 – Practice/Bonfire Performance 7-8:30pm
Friday, Oct 22 – Home Game (Senior Night) – 6pm (Seniors 5:45pm)
Tuesday, Oct 26 – Band Banquet @ Community Building – 6:30pm
Thursday, Oct 28 – Halloween Parade – 6:15pm
Saturday, Oct 30 – Band Halloween Party @ MHS

2021 Glow Show

Our Glow Show this year will take place this Saturday, September 11 at 8:30pm. Also performing will be bands from Malvern and East Canton High School. Tickets are $5 at the gate and benefit the Minerva High School Band.

Students should wear all black and can decorate themselves and their instruments with as many glowstick, lights, etc. as they like! Students are meeting in the band room at 7:30 to prepare.