Welcome to the 2019 Southside Drum Major auditions! We wish you the best of luck as you prepare to audition for this prestigious & awarding-winning group. “The PRIDE” of Southside is consistently rated as one of the top band programs in the Southeast. This upcoming season promises to be full of excitement, energy and fun, and our Drum Major will be a vital part of “The PRIDE’s” success. NO BAD ATTITUDES ALLOWED. Only positive, hard-working and dedicated students should consider auditioning.
Who is Eligible to Audition?
Any band member, grade 10-12 (upcoming school year) who is registered as a year-round instrumental member of the Southside Band, and who has taken at least one year of marching band experience.
Audition Date – Closed to Public
Dress: PROFESSIONAL! No denim, ill-fitting or sloppy clothing, appropriate grooming and personal presentation.
*Applicants must be in good standing with the Southside HS faculty, (this will be determined by teacher evaluations turned into the band office) and be up to date on all band fees from the 2018-2019 season.
$30 Audition Fee (non-refundable)
Payable to: SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL BAND
$300 Band Membership Fee (ALL STUDENTS - broken into payments and fundraisers are available)
** Drum Major will have a reduced membership fee of $150 to aide with the burden of purchasing his or her own uniform.
$412 Uniform Fee (based on last year’s uniform cost)
The Drum Major is responsible for purchasing their own uniform, the design of which is chosen by the director to compliment the entire band.