2019-Auditions-website

JOIN 2019


Based in South Brunswick, New Jersey.

AUDITIONS FOR THE 2019 SEASON

November 17 & 18, 2018 - Auditions

December 15 & 16, 2018 - Auditions & Call Backs

I’M INTERESTED IN AUDITIONING FOR THE 2019 SEASON!

STEP 1: Fill In Your Registration Form

Please complete the registration form and then submit the one time registration fee HERE 

New Members: $25

Returning Members: Waived

STEP 2: Pay Audition/Camp Fee

Follow this link to pay the Audition fee in order to receive the audition materials HERE

STEP 3: Download Audition Packet & Prepare

You will receive access to 2019 audition materials upon completion of Steps 1 & 2.

You will also have access to the 2019 Encorps Audition FB Group which will serve to answer any questions regarding auditions you may have.

I’M INTERESTED BUT NOT READY TO REGISTER…

If you are interested in performing with Encorps, but not ready to register, you may submit an Interest Form to join our mailing list HERE

READY TO GO: WHATS NEXT ?

Once you follow the steps indicated above on this page, including submitting your registration form and fee and audition fee, the 2019 materials are available via an electronic download upon receipt of your registration form and payment and audition fee payment.

*Registration/Audition Fees must be paid at or before registration for participation to be allowed. Registration/Audition Fees are non-refundable.

WHAT TO BRING TO THE AUDITIONS

  • 1 Gallon Water Jug, Lunch/Snacks. We provide a Dinner.
  • Comfortable clothes (t-shirts, shorts, sweatpants, warmups) NO JEANS ALLOWED
  • Athletic shoes (good pair) – NO SANDALS, DRESS SHOES OR BOOTS ALLOWED
  • Sweatshirt - for temperature comfort, if necessary
  • Please refrain from wearing other corps apparel during the audition weekend.
  • Binder Pencil(s)
  • Medications

All prescription and over the counter medications will need to be checked in at registration. Prescription medications must be brought in its prescribed container with the participant’s name on the container. Put this in a clear ziploc bag with your first and last name on it. No participant should be carrying any over the counter medicine. We need to monitor anything that is dispensed. All medication will be available for pick up upon dismissal.

SOCIAL MEDIA

No video of auditions, rehearsal or performances should be posted without the authorization of Encorps.

WHEN ARE CONTRACTS OFFERED?

Once the staff hears your audition and is ready to offer you a contract, they will do so at the November/December audition/callback camps ! Battery is going to be set by the February or March Camp. Color Guard will be contracted year around, with FINAL placements/contracts in April, after the Indoor season ends.

SECTION SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS

BRASS

  • Please bring your own instrument and mouthpiece.
  • Marching tubas only, no sousaphones.
  • Bari/Euph applicants, we use large bore mouthpieces.
  • Bring a portable music stand if able.
  • Bring a copy of the 2019 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee.

BATTERY

  • Bring Your Own Pad, Sticks and Stand. (Tenor Pad if auditioning on Tenors)
  • We have 4 pairs of Cymbals. If you bring your own, be sure they are 19”
  • Bring a portable music stand if able.
  • Bring a copy of the 2019 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee.

FRONT ENSEMBLE

  • Keyboard applicants should bring 2 pairs of keyboard mallets, sticks, and a drum pad.
  • Auxiliary, drum set, applicants should bring sticks, and drum pad.
  • Bring a portable music stand if able.
  • Bring a copy of the 2019 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee.

COLOR GUARD

  • Please bring guard gloves, a 6’ pole with a solid color flag.
  • WEAPONS: 36” rifle and saber, if you are interested in spinning weapon.
  • Wear Black, comfortable, form-fitting clothing, and refrain from wearing clothes that cover your feet or ankles.
  • Make sure your hair is pulled back throughout the weekend.