Winter guard Auditions
Auditions for the 2016-2017 KHS Winter Guard will be held Monday - Wednesday, November 7-9, from 3:30 - 6:30pm in the KHS commons. Instruction of the audition material will take place on Monday and Tuesday with the formal audition happening on Wednesday. Membership will be chosen based on potential for performance skills, coordination, work ethic, and academic eligibility. Results will be posted on the main color guard page Wednesday night after the audition. All audition decisions made by the staff are final.
You will need the following items in order to audition:
- Audition permission form
- Member information form
- Copy of most recent report card
The forms listed above are found in the audition packet. They will be due NO LATER than Wednesday, November 9th before the formal audition. Students WILL NOT be allowed to audition without these materials turned in by that time.
How to prepare
The audition will consist of learning the exercises listed below as well as a dance/flag combination set to music.
- All dance across the floors (jazz walks, run/plies, battements, chasse/saute, chaine turns, glissade/rolls)
- All flag exercises (drop spins, cracker jacks, hoopty-doos, and thumb flips)
- All flag tosses (pop toss, pole toss, silk toss, 45 toss)
A mandatory parent meeting will take place Thursday, November 10 from 6:00 - 7:00pm for all students who are selected to the winter guard. We will discuss dues, what to expect during the season, and student and parent expectations. We will also discuss various ways that parents can get involved and support our team!