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!

Southwind, June 12, 2006
Nervousness aside, those auditioning should concentrate on learning as much as they can from the experience no matter what the outcome of their audition is. They should take away a fun and enjoyable experience, in which they learned about what it takes to be a part of a world-class drum corps. - David Glasgow, Bluecoats executive director. Check out a list of audition dates for the corps you want to join.