Auditions will take place on Wednesday, September 20th from 7 pm to 10 pm. Our first rehearsal is Sunday, 10/1 at 3pm in Demonstration Hall. This rehearsal is required for all members who make the ensemble.
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SPARTAN BRASS ATHLETIC BAND
Spartan Brass is the athletic band that performs at all MSU Volleyball, Hockey, and Men's & Women's Basketball Games. Auditions take place in the fall, although the course is a second semester, 1 credit, ensemble. All students who earn a position in the Spartan Brass must enroll for one credit. Rehearsals for Spartan Brass take place at Demonstration Hall and begin during the fall semester (on Sunday's) then move to the regular schedule (Monday/Wednesday) in spring.
Spartan Brass will be accepting auditions for the following instruments:
Alto Sax (10)
Tenor Sax (6)
Trumpet (30 = 10 1st, 10 2nd, 10 3rd)
Trombone (20 = 6 1st, 7 2nd, 7 3rd)
Electric Bass (2)
and Drum Set (3-5)
Instrumentation is flexible.
Wind instrumentalists should prepare a solo or etude, no longer than two minutes. Contrasting styles are recommended. A marching band excerpt is acceptable, but NOT ADVISED.