Incoming 2020

Incoming 2020

Welcome UVA Class of 2024!

Check out our Virtual Days on the Lawn Webinar director/student panel.

If you are ready to become a member of the CMB Family, sign up for an audition here.  Audition requirements vary by instrument and are listed below.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE WRITE THE DIRECTORS AT BANDS@VIRGINIA.EDU.

Audition requirements by instrument

Woodwinds, Brass & Electric Bass

After you sign up for an audition, one of the directors will contact you and send you a PDF of our pregame music.  After you have learn the music, send us a video performance.  We will review your recording and meet you virtually or live during your orientation session in July.  Other than $50 for your marching shoes and white gloves, there are no fees to be a member of the CMB.  Your instrument, uniform, uniform cleaning, gameday gear, gameday food & all fees for band camp are covered by the University.

Drumline

After you sign up for an audition, one of the directors will contact you and send you our 2020 pregame music and exercise packet.  We will check in with you throughout the summer months via zoom or skype to check your progress and make sure you are acheiving your goals.  Final auditions will take place on Saturday, July 25 on Grounds at the Hunter Smith Band Building.  If COVID-19 regulations prevent assembly on July 25, drumline auditions will take place when the CMB assembles later in the year.  Other than purchasing your own marching shoes and gloves, there are no fees to be a member of the CMB.  Your instrument, uniform, uniform cleaning, gameday gear, gameday food & all fees for band camp are covered by the University.

Colorguard

After your sign up for an audition, one of the directors will contact you and send you an audition routine video.  After you have learn the music, send us a video performance.  We will send you feedback to prepare for the final, live audition.  Final auditions will take place on Sunday, July 26 on Grounds at the Hunter Smith Band Building.  If COVID-19 regulations prevent assembly on July 26, colorguard auditions will take place when the CMB assembles later in the year.  Other than purchasing your own marching shoes and gloves, there are no fees to be a member of the CMB.  Your equipment, uniform, uniform cleaning, gameday gear, gameday food & all fees for band camp are covered by the University.

Twirler

After your sign up for an audition, send us a competition video.  After our staff reviews the content, we will send you feedback and schedule a live audition before the CMB assembles next.  There are no fees to be a member of the CMB.  Your equipment, uniform, uniform cleaning, gameday gear, gameday food & all fees for band camp are covered by the University.