Audition Camp Info

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3-DAY Audition Camps in Atlanta

Come​ ​to​ ​the​ ​audition​ ​prepared​ ​to​ ​rehearse!  Be sure you have completed steps 1, 2, and 3 below before arriving

Battery and Brass will work on music and visual. Guard will work on movement and equipment.

Participants can expect to have an individual audition with Spirit staff, but it is important to remember that everyone will be evaluated from the moment they walk into the room.  Everything that you do will be taken into consideration.

Parents are welcome to watch any (or all) of the rehearsal, but they are not required (or expected) to stay.  If you are interested in volunteering to help out, please complete this Volunteer Interest Form.

1 – Auditions RSVP:

It is important that everyone who will attend submits an RSVP form.  This helps us prepare the facilities, meals, transportation needs, etc.  Please complete this form immediately online at www.spiritdrumcorps.org/rsvp

For the November 16-18 camp the DEADLINE TO SUBMIT RSVP IS MONDAY 11/12/18

Airport​ ​Shuttles:

If you are flying to camp and need a ride to or from the airport, you must fill out a Shuttle Request sections of the RSVP form and we will schedule a ride for you.  There is no charge for the shuttle.

2 – Official Participant Handbook:

This is a very important document that EVERYONE attending must read thoroughly.  It outlines all of the policies and procedures of Spirit of Atlanta and our parent organization Spirit of Atlanta Inc.  You must download the Participant Handbook before attending camp, and it contains a link to submit your acknowledgement of agreement (signature) to the terms included.  If a participant is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must submit a version of this form in addition to the member.  www.spiritdrumcorps.org/handbook

3 – Medical Forms and Waivers:

Everyone who attends must create an account at DragonflyMAX – the free app that manages all of our medical forms and information.  Before you arrive for camp, please create your account and complete the forms by following these instructions:  www.spiritdrumcorps.org/dragonflymax

Check In:

Check in begins at 5:30pm and you may check in any time after that.  You are NOT required to be there exactly at 5:30pm.  The first meetings and rehearsal time start around 7:00pm.  It is important that you do not arrive at the school before 5:30pm, as there are still school functions happening, and you will not be permitted inside.

Meals:

We will provide all of your meals during the camp.

What to Bring:

Each​ ​Caption​ may​ ​have​ additional ​specific​ ​items​ ​that​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be​ ​expected​ ​to​ ​bring.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​don’t​ ​know​ ​what those​ ​items​ ​are,​ ​post​ ​a​ ​question​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Facebook​ ​group.

● Water Jug: preferably one gallon and blue
● Air Mattress
● Sleeping bag or blanket
● Pillow
● Towel
● Toiletry items for the entire weekend: body wash, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.
● Flip flops for the shower
● A good pair of sneakers with solid support
● Rehearsal clothes: t-shirts, athletic shorts or spanks, a hat and sunglasses
● Sunscreen
● Jacket and sweatpants: sometimes it is cold in the mornings/nights and in the gym
● Instrument/mouthpiece or guard equipment
● Ear plugs (required for percussion/strongly suggested for everyone else)
● Instrument/Equipment (we will have some items, but it is important to bring your own if at all possible)
● Printed materials from your Audition Packet
● 3 ring binder with music and sheet protectors
● Pencils
● Backpack
● Music Stand

Please note:  Refunds are only available through Thursday November 8th for the November Camp.  No refunds will be allowed after that date. 


1-DAY Auditions in Nashville and Dallas

Come​ ​to​ ​the​ ​audition​ ​prepared​ ​to​ ​rehearse!  Be sure you have completed steps 1, 2, and 3 below before arriving

Battery and Brass will work on music and visual. Guard will work on movement and equipment.

Participants can expect to have an individual audition with Spirit staff, but it is important to remember that everyone will be evaluated from the moment they walk into the room.  Everything that you do will be taken into consideration.

Parents are welcome to watch any (or all) of the rehearsal, but they are not required (or expected) to stay.

1 – Auditions RSVP:

It is important that everyone who will attend submits an RSVP form.  This helps us prepare the facilities, staffing, etc.  Please complete this form immediately online at www.spiritdrumcorps.org/rsvp

Airport​ ​Shuttles:

There are not shuttles provided for the 1-Day auditions.  Each participant is responsible for their own transportation to and from the site.

2- Official Participant Handbook:

This is a very important document that EVERYONE attending must read thoroughly.  It outlines all of the policies and procedures of Spirit of Atlanta and our parent organization Spirit of Atlanta Inc.  You must download the Participant Handbook before attending camp, and it contains a link to submit your acknowledgement of agreement (signature) to the terms included.  If a participant is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must submit a version of this form in addition to the member.  www.spiritdrumcorps.org/handbook

3 – Medical Forms and Waivers:

Everyone who attends must create an account at DragonflyMAX – the free app that manages all of our medical forms and information.  Before you arrive for camp, please create your account and complete the forms by following these instructions:  www.spiritdrumcorps.org/dragonflymax

Meals:

There are NO meals provided by the corps at these events.  A lunch break will be given and you will be on your own for lunch.  A number of quick-service restaurants are located nearby and we will provide a list.  You may also bring your lunch.  We encourage you to carpool with others to and from lunch to make things quicker and to help you make new friends.

What to Bring:

Each​ ​Caption​ may​ ​have​ additional ​specific​ ​items​ ​that​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be​ ​expected​ ​to​ ​bring.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​don’t​ ​know​ ​what those​ ​items​ ​are,​ ​post​ ​a​ ​question​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Facebook​ ​group.

● Water Jug: preferably one gallon and blue
● A good pair of sneakers with solid support
● Rehearsal clothes: t-shirts, athletic shorts or spanks, a hat and sunglasses
● Sunscreen
● Jacket and sweatpants: we may be indoors or out, or a combination.  Layers are your best option.
● Instrument/mouthpiece or guard equipment
● Ear plugs (required for percussion/strongly suggested for everyone else)
● Instrument/Equipment (we will have some items, but it is important to bring your own if at all possible)
● Printed materials from your Audition Packet
● 3 ring binder with music and sheet protectors
● Pencils
● Music Stand