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How to BECOME A MEMBER

You can receive information about any of our groups by filling out an online interest form.

 

CONCERT BANDS

There are no auditions for membership into the concert bands, only part auditions. In the fall semester, students should enroll in MUS 124A (Symphonic Band). During the last weeks of the fall semester, auditions are held for placement in The Coastal Winds or University Band in the spring sememster. Students who do not wish to be considered for The Coastal Winds may simply enroll in MUS 124 (University Band) for the spring semester as well.

 

PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES

The CCU Percussion Program offers numerous opportunities for students of all majors to make music in the percussion idiom. Ensembles include steel drums, Japanese taiko drums, the music of India and the Caribbean, as well as traditional western percussion ensemble. Please contact the CCU Director of Percussion Studies Jesse Willis (843.349.2776) or call the Band Office at 843.349.6480. Check out the Percussion Facebook page.

 

CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

The CCU Band Program offers numerous opportunities for students to participate in homogeneous small groups. Please visit the Ensembles page of the Music Department website for specific contact information and details. These groups are under the direction of the applied Wind & Percussion Faculty.

 

AFTER HOURS BIG BAND

Prospective members must contact the director Dr. Matt White, by email or phone (843-349-4083).

 

SPIRIT PEP BAND

All Pep Band members are selected by audition only. The group is limited to 29 members and 2 alternates with instrumentation based on the available pool of auditionees. Each member of the group (including alternates) will recieve a participation stipend of $240. All members must perform at on campus events, but only 29 members will travel to any away games or post season tournaments.

 

MARCHING BAND

 

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Hornline
There are no auditions for the Spirit hornline, but all members must audition for parts at band camp. If you are interested in auditioning for financial assistance, please click here. In order to become a member of the hornline, you must fill out the marching band interest form or contact the Band Office at 843.349.6480.
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Drumline & Front Ensemble
Students interested in positions on the Spirit drumline or front ensemble must earn their place by audition only. Please contact the CCU Director of Percussion Studies Jesse Willis (843.349.2776) or call the Band Office at 843.349.6480. Check out the Percussion Facebook page.
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Feature Twirlers
Students interested in a position as a Feature Twirler must earn their place by audition only. If you are interested in auditioning, please click below for audition instructions. Proficiency on a musical instrument is not a prerequisite.
Coastal Colorguard
Students interested in a position on the Coastal Colorguard must earn their place by audition only. If you are interested in auditioning, please visit our Facebook page, and contact Instructor Candice Schrader at 806.773.8047. Proficiency on a musical instrument is not a prerequisite.

We ask all new and returning marching band members to fill out the online interest form and join the
Coastal Carolina University Bands Facebook Page in order to be able to download music, mp3s, schedules, and forms.

 
     

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