Summer Sessions: Week of 7/24

****Due to OSUMB performance with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, sessions will take place on Tuesday, 7/25, and Wednesday, 7/26.



At this point, most, if not all, music on the website should be known for those planning on trying out for the band. While we may not have touched absolutely everything, it is imperative that members know the repertoire for the season to come. That said, the short-term focus should consist of:

  • All of Natty Jam
  • Short Rib Rolls
  • Gumball – marked tempo
  • Ohio State of Mind – marked tempo
  • BT10 5,6,9
    • While we are continually pushing the tempo here, it is vital that you find a tempo in which you can balance speed with quality for your own play should these exercises be chosen for the music tryout.

Required Memorized Music:

  • Fight the Team
  • Short Beautiful Ohio
  • Buckeye Battle Cry
  • Hang on Sloopy
  • Down by the OHIO for (7/25)
  • Beautiful Ohio for 8/1 (tryout drill song)



We have now learned all of the marching fundamentals utilized by The Ohio State Marching Band. Therefore, this week will look like:

  • Review fundamentals from weeks 1-3 (7/25)
  • Review fundamentals from weeks 4,6,7 (7/26)

The following two weeks will all be mock tryout sessions with next week (7/31) being a focus week.