2017 Auditions – 50 Years of Excellence

Aug 26, 2016 | News, Santa Clara Vanguard, Vanguard Cadets

Want to be a part of the 2017 Santa Clara Vanguard or Vanguard Cadets?!?

To sign up and receive more information for Vanguard and Vanguard Cadets 2017 auditions, you will need to create a MySCV account, as well as answer the 2017 audition questionnaire and check the specific Vanguard program in which you have an interest in pursuing (Vanguard or Vanguard Cadets), before we can send you any additional information!

The cost to attend the Vanguard or Vanguard Cadets weekend Clinic & Audition sessions will be $100. Prospective members registering or walking in on the day-of will pay $125. The ONE-DAY audition sessions in Orlando and Houston will be $75 if you’re pre-registered by the day before the audition begins. Prospective members registering or walking in on the day-of a ONE-DAY audition will pay $100.

Audition Dates:

*Cymbal auditions for Vanguard & Vanguard Cadets will only be hosted at the three California auditions.

After the first round of auditions, if you are offered a callback for the Santa Clara Vanguard, you will be required to attend a second round audition camp in San Jose. If you are in the Brass or Percussion sections, your Callback Camp will be January 20-22, 2017. If you are in the Color Guard, your Callback Camp will be April 28-30, 2017. If you are offered a callback for the Vanguard Cadets, your callback camp will be February 3-5, 2017.

After the second round of auditions, if you are offered membership in the SCV Brass or Percussion sections you will be required to attend four Winter Rehearsal Camps in San Jose. Those offered membership in Vanguard Cadets will be required to attend three separate rehearsal camps as well. Dates for these rehearsals are listed below. Similar to our Weekend Clinic & Audition Camps, these are held one weekend each month and housing, transportation and food are all provided. Attendance at all Winter Rehearsal Camps is mandatory unless there is an approved school conflict. The winter camp dates are:


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