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Visual Ensemble/Color Guard auditions April 25

April 17, 2009

CSU Marching Band Visual Ensemble/Color Guard auditions will be held the last weekend in April.

What are we looking for?

The Marching Band is looking for talented individuals with color guard, dance, or cheer experience and a passion for music and CSU spirit; as an ensemble member expect to have fun, show school spirit, get physical exercise and stress relief, give exciting performances, free travel to selected away games and events while developing life-long friendships.

Auditions are open to any current or incoming CSU students and candidates do not need to be a music major to try out and participate in the Visual Ensemble/Color Guard. The Visual Ensemble/Color Guard are marching band members and will perform at all home football games and additional events.

Auditions held Sat., April 25

Marching Band Visual Ensemble/Color Guard auditions will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Instrumental Rehearsal Hall, University Center for the Arts at 1400 Remington St. Fort Collins.

Audition requirements

Requirements for Visual Ensemble/Color Guard tryouts include performance of flag twirling, dance and movement skills and comprehension of tryout choreography. Taped auditions are accepted – please show a full routine that demonstrates flag twirling, dance and movement skills. Candidates must be enrolled or enrolling at Colorado State University.

If selected, candidates are required to attend summer band camp and any other events designated by the ensemble coordinator. Enrollment in the Marching Band class section is also required.

For more information, please call (970) 491-5973 or e-mail

Please mail audition tapes to:

Colorado State University
Department of Music
Attn: Karen Oxley
1778 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1778

School of the Arts

The School of the Arts at Colorado State University provides an enriched venue in which the study and practice of Art, Dance, Music and Theatre are nurtured and sustained by building the skills and knowledge needed by future generations of arts professionals to become contributors to the essential vitality of our culture and society.

Contact: Jennifer Clary
Phone: (970) 491.3603