Audition Information

We are happy to announce the audition dates and locations for the 2019 season of The Cadets and Cadets2. Whether you are joining us for the first time or you are hoping to return for another season, we are excited to have you. Signing up is in three simple steps. 

You must sign in or create an account in step 1 before proceeding.


Step 1 - Register

Create an account or sign into your existing one and pay the one-time registration fee.
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Step 2 - Choose Audition

Choose a corps and which camps you will attend or request a video audition. 
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Step 3 - Complete Forms

Review and complete forms required to attend any Cadets rehearsal or audition. 
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Audition Dates

November 10 - East Rutherford, NJ
Free Cadets Experience Day, All Sections

November 16-18 - Salem, NJ
The Cadets & CadetsAuditions, All Sections

December 1 - Jupiter, FL
The Cadets Auditions, All Sections

December 7-9 - Salem, NJ
The Cadets Auditions, All Sections

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December 14-16 - TBD, PA
Cadets2 Auditions, All Sections

December 15 - Houston, TX
The Cadets Auditions, All Sections

December 16 - Dallas, TX
The Cadets Auditions, All Sections

Audition Packets

Audition packets contain tons of information about The Cadets and Cadets2, tips, exercises and techniques, and much more. It is an essential tool for anyone interested in becoming a Cadet.

All that attend an audition camp in submit a video audition are required to purchase the audition packet.

Drum Major
Front Ensemble
Color Guard


Video Auditions

You must try to attend an audition camp. Video auditions are for exigent circumstances that prevent you from attending. Your video audition should include an introduction and a brief history of your experience. Additional information and exercises will be in the audition packets above. The video audition option is $150.

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Video Feedback

If you're not sure if you're ready to come to camp, you can still send us a video! Our staff will provide you with tips and feedback and will let you know if you should come to camp! You can download the audtion packets above, but you can perform anything you want to in your video! The video feedback option is $25. 

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Financial Responsibility

Registration and event fees cover the cost of food, housing, instruction, shuttles, and administrative needs. These can be paid online, through the mail, over the phone, or at the door on the day of your event. The one-time registration fee is $125 and each full-weekend audition and rehearsal event is $150. If you attend a single day audition in Florida or Texas the event fee is $75. Audition material is required for all members and is $25.

The 2019 membership fee covers your uniform, equipment, transportation, food, housing, and instruction for the upcoming season.

The Cadets membership fee is $4200 for all members. There will be opportunities to save by paying early, fundraising and possible scholarships.
Cadets2 membership fee is $1600 for all members. There will be opportunities to save by paying early, fundraising and possible scholarships.

Rehearsal Dates

January 11-13 - TBD, PA
The Cadets, Brass & Percussion

January 18-20 - TBD, PA
Cadets2, Brass & Percussion

February 1-3 - TBD, PA
The Cadets, Brass Only

February 15-17 - TBD, PA
Cadets2, Brass & Percussion

March 1-3 - TBD, PA
The Cadets, Brass Only

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March 15-17 - TBD, PA
Cadets2, Brass Only

March 29-31 - TBD, PA
The Cadets, Brass Only

April 26-28 - TBD, PA
The Cadets & Cadets2, All Sections

May 14
The Cadets Spring Training Begins - tentative

Facebook Audition Groups

Join the Facebook Audition Groups to meet veterans and others who are auditioning and ask questions!

The Cadets Audition Group
The Cadets - Trumpet Auditions
The Cadets - Mellophone Auditions
The Cadets - Baritone Auditions
The Cadets - Tuba Auditions
The Cadets - Battery Auditions
The Cadets - Front Ensemble Auditions
The Cadets - Color Guard Auditions

Have Questions?

Read the FAQs below for quick answers or contact to speak with staff. You can also join The Cadets Audition Group or Cadets2 Audition Group on Facebook.

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