Openings, Event Dates and Locations

Upcoming Dates

  • June 17-22, 2024 – Full Corps Rehearsal and Audition Event
    • District Field, Covina, CA.
    • Accepting In-Person auditions for Color Guard openings. 
  • Brass
    • Trumpet: 1 position available.
    • Mellophone: Full
    • Baritone & Euphonium: 1 position available.
    • Tuba: Full
  • Battery (In-Person auditions only)
    • Snare: Full
    • Tenor: Full
    • Bass: Full
    • Cymbal: 1 immediate opening available – experience required.
  • Front Ensemble 
    • Mallets: Full
    • Drum Set: Full
    • Auxiliary: 1 immediate opening available
    • Keyboard: Full
    • Timpani: Full
  • Color Guard (In person audition)
    • Open
  • Drum Major/Conductor
    • Full

Audition Fee

The audition fee for 2024 is $125 and covers the entire audition process, including music packet, video auditions and attendance at all events (including experience camps) and an audition t-shirt.


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What to Bring to Auditions

  • Your own equipment, if possible (horn/mouthpiece, drum, sticks/mallets, flag/rifle)
  • Your printed audition packet (will be provided by link as part of the registration process)
  • Your audition fee, if not pre-registered
  • Athletic/workout clothing (no jeans and no logos) and running shoes (dance shoes for guard)
  • Water jug (minimum ½ gallon)
  • Sunscreen
  • A baseball cap or hat
  • Pencil and 3-ring binder with inserts to hold music (for brass and percussion)
  • A face mask or covering will be required for all participants

Covid-19 Precautions

With support of health professionals, we are taking measures to protect the health and safety of our performers, staff and volunteers, to include temperature checks and physical distancing wherever prudent. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness or death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, those with underlying medical conditions and senior citizens are especially vulnerable. By participating in these auditions or any other Gold Youth Arts Organization sponsored events, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Video Auditions

Video audition protocols for the 2024 season are currently being developed

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