Incoming 2021

Incoming 2021

Welcome UVA Class of 2025!

This year has been different for everyone, but one thing remains the same...WE WANT TO LEARN ABOUT YOU!   

When you are a member of the CMB, you are a member of our Family. 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE WRITE THE DIRECTORS AT BANDS@VIRGINIA.EDU or fill out the interest form on our FAQ page.

Auditions take place after you are accepted and committed to UVA. Audition requirements are listed below.

Audition requirements by instrument

Woodwinds, Brass & Electric Bass

In the Spring we will open up an official audition application.  After submitting your information, one of the directors will contact you and send you a PDF of our pregame music.  We will either hear you play live at your orientation session in July or accept a video submission.  This will depend upon the status of COVID's progression in the upcoming months.  FYI: 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

In the Spring we will open up an official audition application.  After submitting, one of the directors will contact you and send you our 2022 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 July 31/August 1 on Grounds.  If COVID-19 regulations prevent assembly, drumline auditions will take place when the CMB assembles later in the year.  FYI: 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

In the Spring we will open up an official audition application.  After submitting, 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 July 31/August 1 on Grounds.  If COVID-19 regulations prevent assembly, colorguard auditions will take place when the CMB assembles later in the year.  FYI: 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

Please contact us via email and 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.  FYI: 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.