Detailed information – including audition materials and requirements and a complete performance calendar – is available at www.uis.edu/music. Interested musicians should download and review the auditions materials before calling the UIS Music Program at 217/206-8405 to schedule an appointment.
The Pep Band is traditional collegiate pep band of 20 or more members who play wind, brass, percussion, and electronic instruments. Twenty paid positions ($20/game) are available in this band.
The Basketball Jazz Combo is a six-member group comprising three horns of any type and a three-member rhythm section. Members of the Jazz Combo are paid $75 per game.
First performances for both bands will be Monday, September 29, at the UIS Homecoming Bonfire and Thursday, October 2, at the Student/Faculty Basketball Game.
For more information, contact Todd Cranson, UIS assistant director of co-curricular music, at email@example.com.