November marks the unofficial start to the 2007 season as many corps start to host their annual auditions. has asked directors and staff members for their tips to help you on your way to becoming a member of the world's most elite and exclusive marching music ensembles. Practice hard, and good luck!

The Cavaliers; July 28, 2006; Cookeville, Tenn.
Auditioning is more than just how well students can play their instruments. We also look at schedules—if they have conflicts with rehearsal camps and summer—personality of the individuals, financial situation and their health. - Matt Harloff, Carolina Crown brass supervisor. Check out a list of audition dates for the corps you want to join.