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Colorguard


Twirler


The colorguard is an important part of the pageantry and visual presentation of the Marching Jayhawks, and we welcome anyone interested to come check us out! Since we do perform multiple shows each season, we do require that all potential colorguard members have prior experience.

Our colorguard instructor is Mrs. Melissa Smith. If you have further questions, please contact her at mmbbsmith@gmail.com.

We will hold two audition dates for prospective colorguard members in summer of 2015. These auditions provide an excellent opportunity for potential students to meet our instructor and guard captains, work on unifying our techniques, and getting a head start on some of our traditional routines and techniques.

2015 KU Colorguard Auditions will be announced and posted in February.

Auditions will be held at Murphy Hall on the KU campus. Please email Mrs. Smith if you plan to audition, and fill out the Prospective Member Form. You only need to come to one audition date.

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Twirler

Auditions for the 2015 Marching Jayhawks feature twirler will be held on the morning of Saturday, March 14, 2014. Please contact Dr. Smith if you are interested in receiving audition requirements and further information.

KU Band member KU Twirler

KU Color Guard Group Photo

 


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