new student is also a music major, the audition for the Department of Music
will also apply toward a tuition scholarship for the marching band.
Auxiliary members are also eligible for financial assistance. In
addition, marching band may be used to satisfy the physical education
requirement in the curriculum. Marching Thunder students
also receive one hour academic credit by enrolling in the marching band.
for instrumentalists include sight reading and a short prepared piece
of the studentís choosing. If none of the audition dates are convenient,
other arrangements can be made. To set up an audition or get further
information, please call the Band Office at (304) 696-2317.