Join the UConn Drumline

If you are planning to audition for the 2022 season, please contact us at drumline@uconn.edu prior to the audition.

Any student attending UConn or one of few select nearby colleges is eligible to join the drumline and front ensemble. Membership is obtained through a simple audition (see below for more info). Of more than 330 members in the UCMB, only about one sixth major in music. Almost every college and major course of study within the University is represented throughout the band. The UCMB helps students develop a work ethic which carries over to their studies and eventually their careers.

If you cannot attend any of our summer camp dates below, please contact us.

Audition Info & Interest Form

Submit an interest form so we can send you more information about membership and the upcoming season

2022 Summer Camps

The percussion section holds several mini camps throughout the summer to learn new material and prepare for the upcoming season. These camps run from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. at the UConn, Storrs campus. If you are unable to attend any of these camps, please contact us ASAP.
The band also holds a preseason camp the week before the fall semester begins. This gives band members an added bonus of moving in with ease before the hectic move-in day on campus. Dates for preseason 2021 TBD
     
Camp 1 (Auditions) Saturday, May 28th 9am – 5pm
Camp 2 Saturday, June 18th 9am – 5pm
Camp 3 Sunday, July 16th 9am – 5pm
Camp 4 Sunday, August 14th 9am – 5pm
Preseason TBD **

Rehearsals

During the fall term, rehearsals are scheduled Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-6:00 p.m., and Friday from 3:35-6:00 p.m. The percussion section has an additional rehearsal Tuesday night from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Members of the percussion section will receive 1 academic course credit for this extra rehearsal.

“Practice perfection in everything you do”