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Colorguard Section: Spirit of Gold Marching Band

2013 Auditions

Please come to auditions in form fitting clothes. No jeans.


Knowing that everyone comes from different backgrounds, each task required will be demonstrated at auditions. Come with an eagerness to learn and the fun will follow.

Flag requirements:
Spins:
Drop spins
Double time
Peggy spins
Triplet spins

Tosses:
Single
1   1/2
1  3/4
Double
45 degree angle

Other tosses will be demonstrated at auditions.

During the course of auditions, each person will be judged on their ability to pick up spin exercises and different combinations  of flag sequences. At the end of the day, everything will be pieced together for a final audition piece performed in groups.

Along with equipment, an assessment of basic movement skills will be made.

Movement skills used, but not limited to:
Basic marching skills
Jazz walk/running
Turns

Weapon:
The Spirit of Gold Colorguard spins rifle during certain shows during the fall. Experience on rifle is preferred.

Rifle requirements:
Spins  right/left
Spin/stops
Singles
Doubles
Triples
Quads
Fives
And other skills will be explored upon.

Rifle auditions will happen during band camp.

Guard Instructor
Niki Adcox


Section Leader: Shelby Stone