Mississippi Valley State University's Mean Green Marching Machine Holding Auditions

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Mississippi Valley State University's Mean Green Marching Machine Holding Auditions

Time: February 27, 2012 at 8am to March 30, 2012 at 4pm
Location: Mississippi Valley State University
Street: 14000 Highway 82 W.
City/Town: Itta Bena
Website or Map: http://www.mvsu.edu/index.php
Phone: 6622543489 and 6622543490
Event Type: band, recruitment, and, scholarships
Organized By: MVSU Fine Arts Department!!!
Latest Activity: Mar 29, 2012

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Mississippi Valley State University's Mean Green Marching Machine is back on the recruiting trail again. We’d love to have YOU as a member of this great band program/family. Scholarship amounts vary anywhere all the way up to a FULL scholarship.  

What is the audition and scholarship awarding process?

  • Students that wish to receive a scholarship from the Music Department must complete an


  • At least two qualified faculty members will adjudicate each applicant. Auditions can occur on

campus, off site, over the phone,  via DVD or videos emailed to the director.


A)     Major Scales

B)      Chromatic Scale

C)      Prepared Piece

D)     Sight – reading

E)      All 26 basic rudiments and melodic proficiency (percussion only)


  •  The Director of the Major Ensembles will keep records of all applicants and will send

Scholarship Contracts to students receiving financial assistance and letters to those that did not

qualify for assistance.

  • When the signed Scholarship Contract is returned, the Chair of the Department will validate the

form with their signature. The completed form will then be copied, placed in the student’s file,

and then sent to Financial Aid.

  •  The Director of a Major Ensemble is required to maintain fiscal responsibility for allotted


What are the requirements to maintain the scholarship?

1. Maintain full-time enrollment (12+ semester hours)

2. Maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average (GPA)

3. Demonstrate academic achievement by earning a minimum 12 hours per fall and spring

semesters (totaling 24 hours per academic year). Summer and winter grades will not calculate in

the GPA for scholarship awards.

4. Participation in assigned ensemble (decisions made by the Director of the Major Ensemble)

5. Perfect attendance at all performances (absences must be officially excused by the Director)

6. Demonstrate proper conduct, behavior and exemplary scholastic progress and personal achievement

acceptable and expected of band scholarship recipients.

*Come be a member of the Mean Green Marching Machine!!!

For more info or to set up an audition, feel free to contact:

Mr. Michael Torregano (Director of Bands) at (662)254-3489

Mr. Kenneth Milton (Assistant Director of Bands) at (662)299-1131

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