Every fall and winter thousands of marching musicians vie for a limited number of positions in Drum Corps International ensembles across the United States. Traveling to new locations, navigating crowds of unfamiliar faces, learning new techniques and overcoming nervousness; the audition experience can sometimes be daunting for both prospective and returning members alike!

To help put you at ease and steer you in the right direction for your upcoming audition, we've compiled the expert advice and first-hand experiences from current members of a number corps. See what they have to say under the "Audition Tips" tab at DCI.org/audition.

Learn more about auditioning for a drum corps.