IMG_0033.jpg
IMG_9999.JPG
IMG_8141.JPG
IMG_8105.JPG
IMG_0033.jpg

Join Cavaliers Indoor


SCROLL DOWN

Join Cavaliers Indoor


THIS IS YOUR CHANCE

Started in 2008 as Green Thunder Percussion, Cavaliers Indoor Percussion (CIP) is shaking up with world of WGI as the premier Independent World Class percussion program of The Cavaliers, the 7-time DCI World Champion based out of Rosemont, Illinois.

CIP is ready for 2017 after finishing the 2016 season as the Fan Favorite and the 8th place finalist at WGI's 2016 Independent World Class Championships.


Fill Out Our INterest Form

IMG_9999.JPG

Eligibility & Requirements


Eligibility & Requirements


ELIGIBILITY OVERVIEW

To participate in Cavaliers Indoor Percussion's Audition Experience events:

  1. You must be at least a freshman in high school;
  2. You must have parental permission; and
  3. You must be a male student

To be eligible for Membership in Cavaliers Indoor Percussion:

  1. You must be a male student who is serious about performance;
  2. You must be age 15 by January 1st (max age is 22); and
  3. You must meet the five requirements below

FIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR CAVALIERS INdoor Membership

I. TALENT – The instructional staff will evaluate your abilities on your instrument/equipment, your movement ability, your development and progress over a period of time based on specific criteria as outlined in the audition material.

II. FEES AND PAYMENTS – You need to demonstrate willingness and ability to fulfill the financial commitment as described in the audition information packet. We expect payments to be made in a timely manner. Any difficulties in adhering to the payment schedule must be discussed with CIP's management.

III. ATTENDANCE – You will be expected to attend all rehearsals and performances. When you attend an Audition Experience event, you should discuss with the staff any known events that conflict with rehearsal or performance dates. If you have a critical family or school conflict with a camp, notify CIP's management as soon as you become aware of the issue. If we don’t hear from you, we consider the absence unexcused, which could negatively impact your membership status. You will need to clear your winter calendar of all conflicts.

IV. ATTITUDE – You will need to maintain a positive attitude in challenging circumstances. The hours are long and the work is hard. You will be asked to do things that you’ve never done and work harder than you probably ever have. Your ability to stay positive and focused will help you and those around you meet the challenges you’ll face.

V. HEALTH – You must be physically, mentally and emotionally able to withstand the rigorous requirements of practices, performances, and travel. A complete health history and sports physical are required. If you have ANY doubts about this program, please discuss your concerns with corps management and medical staff.

DON’T BE AFRAID TO CHALLENGE YOURSELF – YOU CAN DO THIS!


IMG_8141.JPG

GEAR UP


GEAR UP


THE AUDITION EXPERIENCE PROCESS

Cavaliers Indoor Percussion's Audition Experience events are YOUR opportunity to take performance and excellence to the next level, while learning from an incredible group of educators who are interested in helping you develop. This is your chance to meet the entire organization, including our passionate leadership, educational teams, returning membership, family, and volunteers.

Auditioning for a group like CIP can seem intimidating, but know that we are here to make sure YOU are prepared for the challenge. There is a LOT to know, learn, and do as you get ready for the audition. Take it one step at a time: Ask questions, put in the work, enjoy the process, and put your best foot forward.

Here's a brief overview of how the process works and what you need to do to get through it successfully.

STEP 1

SIGN UP FOR YOUR AUDITION EXPERIENCE 

Your Audition Experience Fee of $75 includes the 1-day audition, your Audition Materials, and a light meal.

We want to see you at one of our audition experiences – Contact CIP@cavaliers.org if you have questions or conflicts.


STEP 2

PREPARE WITH YOUR AUDITION MATERIALS

  1. Audition Materials are INCLUDED with your Audition Experience Fee. After purchasing the audition, you will receive the Audition Materials via email.
  2. GET TO WORK. Be as prepared as you can be by committing to a regular practice schedule, asking questions, and sharing your progress in the Facebook Audition Group.


STEP 4

ATTEND YOUR AUDITION EXPERIENCE

  1. Come prepared with a positive attitude;
  2. Give yourself plenty of opportunities to perform in front of others;
  3. Take in and apply as much information as you can;
  4. Stay calm and focused in the audition process; and
  5. Challenge yourself and have a great time!


IF YOU GET A CALL-BACK . . .

  1. Plan to attend the Call-Back Camp;
  2. Get prepped with music and visual requirements;
  3. Make plans for CIP's Rehearsal and Performance Schedule
  4. Start formulating your fundraising plans!
  5. Fill out any required CIP documentation

IMG_8105.JPG

CIP Audition Experience


CIP Audition Experience


Cavaliers Indoor Percussion (CIP), the Independent World Class percussion program presented by The Cavaliers, is ready for 2017 after finishing the 2016 season as the Fan Favorite and the 8th place finalist at WGI's 2016 Independent World Class Championships.

CIP's Audition Experience is YOUR chance to join one of the WGI's stand-out percussion programs while challenging yourself to a new level of performance.

Performers can expect an inspiring and challenging day of drumming at their absolute best. We want all of the performers to walk away with a great experience and a wealth of knowledge to take forward!


CIP Audition Experience #1

Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Price: $75 includes 1-day audition, Audition Materials, and a light meal

CIP's Audition Experience features our world-class educational team in the areas of percussion and visual. This 1-day event centers around the GearWORKS methodology with an emphasis on a motivational clinic environment, with individual and group evaluations along the way.


CIP Audition Experience #2

Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Price: $75 includes 1-day audition, Audition Materials, and a light meal

CIP's Audition Experience features our world-class educational team in the areas of percussion and visual. This 1-day event centers around the GearWORKS methodology with an emphasis on a motivational clinic environment, with individual and group evaluations along the way.


CIP Call-Back Camp

Date: TBD
Location: TBD

CIP's Call-Back Camp is for those performers who have successfully advanced through the Audition Experience events and casting process.

More information coming soon.


WHAT TO BRING

  • Audition Materials (sent after you register)
  • Athletic rehearsal clothing and shoes
  • Sticks/mallets, practice pad, metronome, and ear plugs
  • 3-ring binder with notebook, plastic sheets, and pencil
  • Please make sure to place your name on all of your items.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about auditioning for or performing with Cavaliers Indoor Percussion, please email CIP's director Joe Roach at CIP@cavaliers.org.