Thank you to everyone who auditioned for the 2017 edition of the Cowboy Marching Band Color Guard! Congratulations to the following students who were selected for membership for the 2017 season.
2017 CMB Color Guard:
Audrey Zinn – Section Leader
Erin Francis – Section Leader
Rebekah Routh – Section Leader
The 2017 OSU Spring Football Game will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Please see below for more important information:
Call Time will be 12:00 PM in the Band Room. We will warm-up together, play through the tunes that we will use for this game (see below), and then walk over to the stadium. You should eat lunch BEFORE coming to rehearsal.
Attire will be Black Nike Polos (Nike T’s are OK if you are missing polos), Orange Nike shorts, CMB Baseball Caps. WEAR SUNSCREEN!
Music that we will play will include the National Anthem, Trilogy, Oklahoma, Rock ‘n Roll, Alma Mater, Verdi, Dies Irae, Light ’em Up (short & long versions), Look Down, Uptown Funk. We will have a few extra copies of the music available for those who need them.
Please let us know that you are coming by completing this form.
We will be hosting the OSSAA State Solo & Ensemble Contest April 18-20, 2017 in the Student Union and Bennett Chapel. We rely heavily on our wonderful student volunteers to help make this event a success!
The OSU Color Guard is open to all university students by audition only. You must be accepted to Oklahoma State University in order to audition. You may email the guard instructor, Mallory Brooks, for further information. If you are planning on auditioning, please let us know by completing this form.
Dates: Saturday, April 8th, and Saturday, April 15th, 2017. Participants only need to attend ONE of these two dates.
Exception: those Veterans auditioning for a position on the CMB Leadership Team should plan on attending both dates if at all possible. Leadership applicants should write a 30-second routine to perform at 8:30 am on April 8th.
Location: Band Room (Room 118) in the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts on the OSU Campus
8:30 am: Leadership Tryouts (must be a returning / veteran guard member to audition, and must complete a Leadership Team Application no later than Friday, March 31st.)
9:00– 10:00 am: Registration
10:00 – 12:00 pm: Fundamentals
12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch (on own)
1:00 – 4:00 pm: Learn audition routine
4:00 – 5:00 pm: Auditions
Flags will be available, but please bring your own equipment if possible. Please wear comfortable athletic clothes, tennis shoes, and sunscreen.
Pop toss (aka single) and horizontal toss
Drop spins, BOLOs, extensions, carves, and pull hits
Basic dance such as jazz runs, sauté/attitude, passé, and plié
Attire: Athletic clothing & sunscreen!