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April , 205 To all pospective USA Marching Band Jag Drumline/Front Ensemble Auditionees: Geetings fom the campus of the Univesity of South Alabama. The pupose of this packet is to povide you with the infomation egading auditions, impotant dates and philosophies, as well as to infom you about what is expected and what should be addessed in you pepaation fo the 205 USA Jag Drumline. With the audition camp date appoaching, it is now time fo you to begin the pocess of pepaing fo the camp and what pomises to be anothe successful yea at USA. FREE Audition Clinic: Saturday, May 30 th (0:00 am to 4:00pm with Lunch Break) Pepaation fo the 2015 Audition Camp. This clinic is open to incoming freshman or transfer students (beginning Fall 2015). Visit www.jaguamachingband.og to egiste fo the Audition Clinic. Audition Camp: (Battery and Front Ensemble) Thursday, July 9 through Saturday, July – Detailed itinerary TBA Jag Drumline Camp: On Friday, July 3 membes of the 2015 Jag Dumline will epot to camp. In ode to audition (in July only), students MUST APPLY ONLINE (www.jaguamachingband.og/dumline) and be enolled as a FULL-TIME student at USA. Students must pesent thei JAG ID and a copy of you FALL 205 CLASS SCHEDULE at the time of auditions in July. You DO NOT have to be a music majo o mino to paticipate in the maching band. ALL percussionists must audition / re-audition fo the Jag Dumline Evey pecussionist who gains membeship in the USA Maching Band will eceive an aveage of $2,000.00 renewable annual scholarship. As a membe, you will enjoy the excitement and pide of being a pat of the USA Maching Band. Please be sue to periodically check back on ou website fo any new music that is added between Apil 1 and the time of auditions in July. We look fowad to you becoming a valuable, contibuting membe of this oganization. Do not hesitate to call o email me if you have any futhe questions egading camps o the music in this packet. Dr. Luis Rivera Director of Percussion Studies University of South Alabama lcrivera-carrero@southalabama.edu 25-460-6247
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  • April , 20 5

    To all p ospective USA Marching Band Jag Drumline/Front Ensemble Auditionees:

    G eetings f om the campus of the Unive sity of South Alabama. The pu pose of this packet is to p ovide

    you with the info mation ega ding auditions, impo tant dates and philosophies, as well as to info m you

    about what is expected and what should be add essed in you p epa ation fo the 20 5 USA Jag

    Drumline. With the audition camp date app oaching, it is now time fo you to begin the p ocess of

    p epa ing fo the camp and what p omises to be anothe successful yea at USA.

    FREE Audition Clinic: Saturday, May 30th ( 0:00 am to 4:00pm with Lunch Break)

    P epa ation fo the 2015 Audition Camp. This clinic is open to incoming freshman or transfer students

    (beginning Fall 2015). Visit www.jagua ma chingband.o g to egiste fo the Audition Clinic.

    Audition Camp: (Battery and Front Ensemble)

    Thursday, July 9 through Saturday, July – Detailed itinerary TBA

    Jag Drumline Camp:

    On Friday, July 3 membe s of the 2015 Jag D umline will epo t to camp.

    In o de to audition (in July only), students MUST APPLY ONLINE

    (www.jagua ma chingband.o g/d umline) and be en olled as a FULL-TIME student at USA. Students

    must p esent thei JAG ID and a copy of you FALL 20 5 CLASS SCHEDULE at the time of auditions

    in July.

    You DO NOT have to be a music majo o mino to pa ticipate in the ma ching band. ALL

    percussionists must audition / re-audition fo the Jag D umline

    Eve y pe cussionist who gains membe ship in the USA Ma ching Band will eceive an ave age of

    $2,000.00 renewable annual scholarship. As a membe , you will enjoy the excitement and p ide of

    being a pa t of the USA Ma ching Band.

    Please be su e to periodically check back on ou website fo any new music that is added between Ap il

    1 and the time of auditions in July. We look fo wa d to you becoming a valuable, cont ibuting membe of

    this o ganization. Do not hesitate to call o email me if you have any fu the questions ega ding camps o

    the music in this packet.

    Dr. Luis Rivera

    Director of Percussion Studies

    University of South Alabama

    lcrivera-carrero@southalabama.edu

    25 -460-6247

    mailto:lcrivera-carrero@southalabama.eduhttp:2,000.00www.jaguarmarchingband.org/drumlinehttp:www.jaguarmarchingband.org

  • FREE – AUDITION CLINIC

    When:

    Satu day, May 30th: 10:00am – 4:00pm

    Where:

    Unive sity of South Alabama –Ma ching Band Hall

    Who:

    Incoming F eshman and T ansfe students ONLY (beginning Fall 2015).

    What:

    P epa ation fo the 2015 Jag D umline Audition Camp

    How:

    Visit www.jagua ma chingband.o g and egiste fo the Audition Clinic

    WHAT TO BRING TO THE CLINIC

    1. P inted Audition Packet in 3 ing binde with clea , plastic sleeves

    2. Sticks and Mallets (Bass D um mallets a e p ovided)

    3. P actice Pad / (Pit and Cymbals included)

    4. Pencils

    5. Highlighte (BD and Cym.)

    6. Wate Bottle

    WHAT NOT TO BRING TO THE CLINIC

    1. You own d um (only p actice pads a e allowed).

    2. Non-auditioning pe sonnel (f iends, family)

    PHILOSOPHY

    The philosophy fo the USA Jag’ D umline is based on leade ship, musicianship, teamwo k, p epa ation,

    esponsibility and commitment. We st ive to teach and wo k BEYOND just the d umline. Buying into

    and demonst ating these qualities th oughout the enti e season will be the key to ou success. In addition,

    you must have a positive attitude and be able to get along with othe s.

    WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    PREPARATION

    P epa ation efe s to how much and how well you p actice. It also efe s to whethe you have spent time

    eading and studying the enti e packet in detail. You p epa ation will dete mine how confident you a e

    when you play and how well you know the mate ial.

    http:www.jaguarmarchingband.org

  • TECHNIQUE

    Technique efe s to g ip, st oke, cont ol, and hands. We utilize a RELAXED and REBOUNDED

    philosophy of technique which p oduces a quality sound at all levels, speeds, mediums, and playing

    philosophies that t anscend mo e than just the activity of ma ching pe cussion (TRANSFER VALUE).

    READING

    Reading is NOT optional. With the la ge quantity of music that college d umlines play, the ability to

    visually ead and ve bally count hythms as well as unde stand standa d stickings is equi ed. We will

    pe fo m app oximately 50 cha ts including exe cises, cadences, chee s, stand tunes, p e-game, and

    multiple half time shows.

    MEMORIZATION

    Memo ization demonst ates attitude and confidence. It shows that a pe son is dedicated to being a pa t of

    the d umline and has tho oughly p epa ed. Given that auditions a e held so close to the beginning of the

    Jag’ D umline Camp and USA Ma ching Band Camp, memo ization becomes even mo e valued.

    COLLEGIALITY

    Students a e expected to t eat othe students and staff with espect.

    TEAMWORK

    A team playe is someone who is not only willing, but eage to do what is best fo the g oup. Team

    playe s emb ace thei ole, ega dless of what section they make, and they put the inte ests of the

    ma ching band and d umline ahead of thei own.

    AUDITIONS

    Students MUST be en olled as a FULL-TIME student at USA and p esent a valid JAG ID and copy of

    a FALL 20 5 CLASS SCHEDULE at the time of the audition. Each section will audition togethe as an

    enti e ma ching pe cussion section on a otating basis, t ying va ious playe combinations. Following

    that, students will be asked to sight ead and play individually. Results will be posted at va ious points

    du ing the camp. It is highly encouraged that you prepare to audition on various instruments based

    on you expe iences and st engths (i.e. bass d um / f ont ensemble o cymbals / sna e d um). Students a e

    placed acco ding to thei pe sonal st engths and NEEDS of the section. Be p epa ed to audition on

    multiple inst uments within the section. If you a e auditioning fo the F ont Ensemble, please be

    comfo table playing all exe cises/exce pts on ma imba, vib aphone, and xylophone. If you a e asked to

    play something that you have not p epa ed, then do you best. The staff knows this and is mo e inte ested

    in seeing how quickly you lea n, you musical aptitude and most impo tantly, you ATTITUDE towa ds

    doing it.

    Students auditioning on bass d um should p epa e multiple pa ts (#1-5). Cymbal playe s should pick one

    of the split pa ts ma ked as A (above the line) and B (below the line) in the pa ts. The cymbal line

    pe fo ms va ious techniques including c ashes, chokes, hi-hats, sizzles, slams, slides, zings, and taps. If

    you a e unfamilia with these, just do you best. We will wo k with you upon a ival.

  • JDL EQUIPMENT (What we use)

    The Jag Drumline is sponso ed by Pearl ma ching pe cussion inst uments, Remo d umheads, Vic Firth

    sticks and mallets, and Sabian cymbals. JDL ma ches custom shell, chrome hardware, red-sparkle

    drums and HHX Synergy cymbals. JDL will field up to 8 sna es, 4 teno s, 5 bass d ums, 8 cymbals as

    well as up to 12 membe s in the Front Ensemble including 4 ma imbas, 2 vib aphones, and 1 xylophone.

    NOTE: ALL sticks and mallets are provided for JDL members by the USA Ma ching Band and

    suppo ting sponso s. You WILL need to b ing you own sticks and mallets fo auditioning pu poses with

    the exception of those auditioning fo bass d um.

    PERCUSSION AT USA

    Pe cussion Studies at the Unive sity of South Alabama a e designed to develop pe cussionists at the

    highest level of musicianship and at an app op iate competency in pe fo mance and teaching.

    Pe cussion students at the unive sity have the oppo tunity to expe ience a wide a ay of pe fo mance

    oppo tunities within the pe cussion depa tment, including the USA Pe cussion Ensemble, Wo ld Music

    Ensemble, Steel D um Ensemble, as well as the USA Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band,

    O chest a, and Basketball Pep Band. You DO NOT have to be a majo o mino in music to pa ticipate

    in these ensembles. Fo mo e info mation about the USA Pe cussion Studio and the Depa tment of

    Music, please visit: www.southalabama.edu/music/pe cussion.

    www.southalabama.edu/music/percussion

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    © 2013 Univ rsity of South Alabama Jaguar Marching Band

  • Cymbals Jag Flams

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    © 2014 University of South Alabama Jaguar Marching Band

  • JAGUARPRIDE FANFARE - JAGUARPRIDE original fight song by MIKE CALDWELL

    fanfare and arrangement by WARD MILLER

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    COPYRIGHT © 2010 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUAR MARCHING BAND

  • Pre-Game Entrance Cymbals

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    JDL Welcome 2015 (audition clinic)Double Beat 2013 - CymbalsJag Flams - CymbalsJaguar Pride and Fanfare - CymbalsPatriotic Medley - CymbalsPre-game Entrance CYM - CymbalsSouth Spell Out - CymbalsSouth - CymbalsTA 2013 - Cymbals