Drum Major Auditions

Taft Raider Band 2024 Drum Major Auditions

Hello, and thank you for your interest in applying to be a Taft HS Drum Major for the 2024-2025 school year. The position of drum major is seen as being the most prestigious student leadership in the band. These students represent the band program, their school, and their staff at ALL times- both on and off the field.  Training sessions will be held April 8-12 in the Taft HS Band Hall. Auditions themselves will occur on Thursday, April 18 both before school and after school. Results will be announced at the conclusion of all auditions on the 18th.

Your audition will consist of the following:

Please see the following resources to be completed and turned in prior to their assigned due date:

See the following conducting training videos created to help teach you the fundamentals of conducting: