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Application & Audition Instructions

Below are links to the application form, director’s recommendation, audition materials, and BYU Box to upload your audition recording.

The application form, director’s recommendation, and audition can be submitted at any time between now and the May 1 deadline.

Step 1 – Application Form

Begin the audition process by filling out the application form by clicking on the button below. This form helps the director learn more about your musical and leadership experiences. If you forget an item or wish to add more content, please email the Band Office at or you may submit the form again.

Step 2 – Director’s Recommendation

Send recommendation form link to your band director to submit. (Click button below to go to form and then copy the URL) You will receive a confirmation email from the Band Office notifying you when your director has submitted the form.

Step 3 – Audition Materials

Materials are password protected. Passwords will be emailed beginning March 1 to applicants who have submitted an Intent to Audition.

Step 4 – Upload Audition to BYU Box Account

Upload your audition file to by May 1. The Band Office secretary will send an email invitation to a shared folder to use for your audition files.

For students deferring for OR returning from a mission:  BYU Box accounts are not available for students until they are enrolled in a semester.  Please email your audition files to You may also upload the files to another cloud service (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc) and share a folder with the Band Office.

Auditions Due May 1st

Positions are awarded as qualified players audition. Announcements of membership and scholarship awards will be sent after May 15. Color Guard members will receive acceptance a few weeks after the audition. Please be considerate and patient, as we receive between 350-400 applications for the band each year. Some notifications may be sent as late as June 1, depending on the number of auditions received.

Additional audition recordings will be accepted until the band is completely staffed. Those who audition late have a much lower chance of getting a position. We urge prospective members to audition as soon as possible.

After you receive notification of acceptance into the band, you can register for the marching band class (Music 322R, Section 1). Registration is through MyMap on your myBYU account.

If you have any questions about your audition or anything else, please see the frequently asked questions or send us a message.


BYU Cougar Marching Band
3134 Music Building
Provo, Utah 84602

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