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2018 Drum Major and Student Leader Sign-Up and Application

Application Dates:

  • Section Leader: Friday, March 23, 2018

Interview Dates:

  • Section Leader: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 9am-5:30pm

Thank you for applying to be a SUMB Drum Major or Student Leader. A leadership position in our band is an honor and a privilege. Each candidate should exhibit the following qualities:

  • Exceptional performance abilities in instrumental, color guard or dance.
  • Outstanding verbal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Positive attitude at ALL times.
  • Ability to be professionally accessible to peers and band admin.
  • Dedicated to being mentally engaged at all functions.
  • The ability to lead by example and motivate others.

Leadership Requirements

Each applicant must:

  • Complete this online questionnaire and participate in an interview with the directors (Please sign up using the form, below).
  • Have at least one full year of performance experience with the SU marching, pep and concert bands.
  • Demonstrate a pleasant demeanor, and have the respect of the band admin, staff and fellow band students. Incoming first year members are not eligible for leadership positions.

Interview Requirements

Each applicant must demonstrate:

ALL:
  • Marching techniques (forward/backwards march, slide, etc.)
  • The ability to competently discuss your leadership skills and experience.
Wind Players
  • An excerpt from Marching Band, Pep Band or Concert Band that best represents your performance ability.
Battery Percussion
  • Rolls on Triples
Front Ensemble Percussion
  • 4 Mallet-Tee
Colorguard
  • Fight Song and a 30 second original routine. Please bring your music with you.
Emeralds
  • Across the Floors and a 30 second original routine. Please bring your music with you.

Application Form

  • About You

    Please complete the fields below. All fields are required.
  • Enter your email address.
  • Enter your phone number.
  • Application Form

    Please complete the following form. All fields are required.
  • Schedule a Section Leader Interview

    Everyone interested being a Student Leader must sign up now for the interview that will take place on Friday, March 28, 2018. Please choose your time slot below.
  • Online Questionnaire

    In the spaces below please answer the following questions.
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