Leadership auditions and interviews for the 2017-2018 season will take place the week of April 10-13, 2017. Any CMB member interested in applying for a leadership position should submit an application (see below) no later than Friday, April 7th at 11:59 pm. The following process applies to all Brass & Woodwind members interested in serving as a leader, as well as Drum Major applicants. Drumline and Color Guard members will have the opportunity to audition for leadership roles at a later date.
Submit online application by Friday, April 7th at 11:59 pm.
Sign up online for an interview / audition the week of April 10-13.
ALL Squad Leader applicants must complete an interview (including returning leaders).
ALL Section Leader & Drum Major applicants must complete an interview and a playing audition.
Drum Major applicants must also complete a conducting audition on Friday, April 14 and may be asked to conduct the CMB Pep Band in the stands at the OSU Spring Game on Saturday, April 15.
Attend Spring Football Game
All Leadership Team applicants are required to attend the Spring Football game on Saturday, April 15th at 1:00 pm unless excused in advance by Dr. Henderson or Dr. Sosnowchik. This game typically lasts about two hours.
ALL members who are selected to serve on the 2017 CMB Leadership Team are REQUIRED to attend the CMB Leadership Retreat August 7-9, 2017 (Monday-Wednesday) at Camp Egan in Tahlequah, unless excused IN ADVANCE by Dr. Henderson. Failure to attend the Leadership Retreat will result in forfeiture of your position on the leadership team (unless excused in advance).
Section Member Evaluations
Your fellow section members will have the opportunity to evaluate everyone from their section who applies for a leadership position in various categories determined by the directors (responsibility, leadership, teaching ability, marching ability, etc.). These responses will remain confidential and be viewable only by the directors.