Santa Clara Vanguard
Audition Information

AUDITION DATES:

We’re extremely excited to know that you’re interested in spending your summer as a member of our Vanguard Family! Whether it’s your first time auditioning or you’re hoping to return to the organization for another season, we are eager to welcome you. Your journey to excellence starts here, at one of our 6 audition events for the 2019 season:

November 24-25, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA
California Lutheran University
Santa Clara Vanguard (All Sections)
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December 1-2, 2018 – Dallas, TX
Trinity High School
Santa Clara Vanguard (No Cymbals)
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December 7-9, 2018 – San Jose, CA
Yerba Buena High School
Santa Clara Vanguard (All Sections)
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December 16, 2018 – Orlando, FL
Location TBD
Santa Clara Vanguard (Color Guard Only)
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December 16, 2018 – Houston, TX
Clements High School
Santa Clara Vanguard (Brass Only)
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We offer both weekend and one-day auditions, each designed to bring you the full Vanguard Experience. At our weekend auditions, meals and housing are provided. Don’t forget to bring an air mattress, toiletries, and a towel! One-day auditions typically run from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and lunch is provided.

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION CAMP:

RSVP for the audition event you want to attend

Pay the registration fee

Fill out a shuttle request if you'll need transportation

Download or purchase your audition materials

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:

Audition registration fees cover the cost of food, housing, and instruction, and can be paid online, through the mail, over the phone, or at the door on the day of your audition event. The cost to attend one of our weekend audition events is $175 when paying in advance, and $200 at the door. The cost to attend our one-day audition sessions is $125 when paying in advance, and $150 at the door.

The 2019 Santa Clara Vanguard membership fee is $3,650.00. This membership fee covers your uniform, equipment, transportation, food, housing, and instruction for the upcoming season. It also covers the cost of all winter rehearsal camps. (Returning members will receive a $100 discount for each consecutive year they have marched within the organization.)

If a non-corps member would like to make a membership fee payment towards a current Vanguard corps member, please click on the button below. Members themselves should make their payments through MySCV directly.

CALLBACKS & REHEARSAL CAMPS:

If you receive a callback for the 2019 brass or percussion section, you will attend a second-round January audition in San Jose, CA. Then, if you are offered membership, you will be required to attend 3 spring rehearsal camps, which are held one weekend each month. Housing, shuttles to/from the airport, and food are all provided, and attendance at all rehearsal camps is mandatory unless you have a previously approved school conflict. (If you receive a callback/membership for the color guard, you are only required to attend April Camp.)

January 18-20, 2019 – San Jose, CA
Callback Camp (Brass & Percussion)

February 22-24, 2019 – Dallas, TX
Rehearsal Camp (Brass & Percussion)

March 15-17, 2019 – San Jose, CA
Rehearsal Camp (Brass & Percussion)

April 26-28, 2019 – San Jose, CA
Rehearsal Camp (All Sections)

May 17, 2019 – TBD
Percussion Move-ins

May 18, 2019 – TBD
Brass & Guard Move-ins

1795 Space Park Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054    (408) 727-5532