How to Join

Joining “North Carolina’s Band of Distinction!”

For woodwind and brass:

  1. Submit an Intent Form.
  2. Register for MUS 1100-101.
  3. If you have any questions regarding the audition materials or the audition process, please contact marchingmountaineers.appstate@gmail.com.

For percussion, guard, and twirlers:

  1. Register for an audition using this form. An email will then be sent to you with more information regarding the audition process.
  2. Attend auditions in April/May (or submit a video audition, if necessary).
  3. Due to the limited number of spots available in these sections, please do not submit an Intent Form until after you have been offered a membership contract.
  4. Once you have been offered a membership contract, please register for MUS 1100-101. 
  5. If you have any questions regarding the audition materials or the audition process, please contact appstatemarchperc@gmail.com (for percussion) or marchingmountaineers.appstate@gmail.com (for guard and twirlers).

For Leadership Applicants:

  1. Submit an application.
  2. Schedule a 15 minute interview with Mr. Peach. The sign up sheets are on his office door.
  3. Attend Open House on Saturday, April 13th, 8:00am – 9:30am in the Holmes Center and Drum Major Auditions on Sunday, April 14th 11:00am – 1:30pm in Broyhill room 119.
  4. If you have any questions regarding the audition materials or the audition process, please contact marchingmountaineers.appstate@gmail.com.

       Drum Major audition requirements can be found here.

2019 Band Camp and Leadership Camp Dates:

Leadership and Percussion Camp: August 8-9, 2019

Rookie and Full Guard Report Date: August 10

Veteran Report Date: August 11

Band Camp will run from your report date through Sunday, August 18. Classes begin Monday, August 19 and Tuesday/Thursday rehearsals begin Tuesday, August 20.