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Woodwinds and Brass

Auditions for Woodwind and Brass players are NOT required, but are encouraged.  Members who pass their audition will be eligible for a stipend and have a higher chance of being able to travel with the band.  This concept has confused new members over the years.  Just remember, if you intend to join the band, you should plan and show up to band camp and all rehearsals starting in August.

Auditions are held during the Fall semester starting in October and going through November.  The audition simply determines stipend eligibility and travel priority.  If come October you feel prepared, please schedule an audition time.  If not, continue to attend rehearsals and games, you just won’t get paid for it!

Music Selection

  • UMBC Riser*
  • National Anthem*
  • UMBC Alma Mater*
  • 1 of 4 prepared pieces will be chosen at random for you to play a section of. Please come to rehearsals on Wednesday nights from 7:10-9:40pm at the RAC to find out what those pieces are.

*Memorization Required


Download the Audition Music

Audition music is available via STAMP.  If you are a new member and do not have a STAMP account, please e-mail us with your first name, last name, and UMBC e-mail address.  You will receive an e-mail when your account has been created.