It’s that time of year again and tryouts for the OSUMB are less than two weeks away! If you haven’t already, be sure to register for tryouts and check out the tryout information page up on the OSUMB website and the Auditions page on our website.
Those who are registered will receive a link to the playing audition music. Candidates will also need to have the following school songs memorized for the marching and playing portions of tryouts: Fight the Team Across the Field, Buckeye Battle Cry, Hang On Sloopy, and Down By the Ohio. All school songs can be found on our music page.
The 2017 Tryout schedule is as follows:
Thursday, August 10: Squad leader tryouts, 9 a.m. to noon, 2-5 p.m.
Friday, August 11: Candidate Day 1 (for all who have not previously been members of the marching band), 2-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Registration will be open at the Band Center from noon-2 p.m. There will be an optional meeting for parents at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 12: Candidate Day 2, 9 a.m. to noon, 2-5 p.m.
Sunday, August 13: OSUMB Tryouts Day 1 for all candidates, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Secondary instrument auditions and music/marching re-auditions, 7-9 p.m.
Monday, August 14: OSUMB Tryouts Day 2 for all candidates, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 2017 band selected ~9 p.m.
We cant wait to get the season started! Go Bucks!