Color Guard Audition Information

New Color Guard Members

Audition Date

Audition Registration for the 2018 LMB Color Guard will open December 1, 2017.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. John Martin at GVSULMB@gvsu.edu.

Saturday, May 5, 2018
9 AM - 5 PM
Performing Arts Center, Room 1515 (Band Room)

All auditionees must attend the entire day!

**All accepted members must register for MUS 107 (marching band). This is a one (1) credit class.
**Full-time students at area colleges/universities may audition. Accepted members not attending GVSU will have to pay $120 for a GVSU parking pass.

Audition Materials

GVSU Color Guard Audition Instructional Videos:

Audition Form Deadline

May 5

New Member Color Guard Audition Registration Form

Click the button below to register for an audition.

New Member Color Guard Audition Registration Form

Important Note
All accepted members of the 2018 Color Guard are required to attend the Summer Camp on Saturday, July 14 & Sunday, July 15, 2018. Room and Board provided. 


Returning Color Guard Members

Required Work for Video

A. Please prepare on one (1) video the three (3) required routines, total of 96 counts, posted by Mrs. Sikkema on the 2016 GVSU Color Guard Facebook page.

  1. Once you have completed your video, please upload it to Youtube as an "unlisted" video or to another site that does not require a password to view.
  2. Send a link to your video through the "Video Submission Form." See link below.

B. The routines must demonstrate a clear understanding of the work including: correct fundamentals of elements, correct tempo, clean/fluid movement, and positive body communication.
C. Please face the camera for this video.
D. Please e-mail Dr. Martin (marjohnt@gvsu.edu), if you need to check out a flag.

Video Submission Deadline

May 1

Returning Member Video Submission Form

After you have uploaded your video for viewing, please complete the Video Submission Form by clicking the button below.

Video Submission Form

Notification of Acceptance
Notification of acceptance into the LMB Color Guard will be after the new member auditions.

**All accepted members must register for MUS 107 (marching band). This is a one (1) credit class.
**Full-time students at area colleges/universities may audition. Accepted members not attending GVSU will have to pay $120 for a GVSU parking pass.

Important Note
All accepted members of the 2017 Color Guard are required to attend the Summer Camp on Saturday, July 15 & Sunday, July 16, 2017. Room and Board provided.


If you would like to get more information about the Laker Marching Band, please contact the Band Office at (616) 331-2942 or at gvsulmb@gvsu.edu. Please leave a voicemail if your call is not answered!



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