Audition Dates Announced for Pepsi-Cola Marching Band

Auditions for the 2012 Erie County Fair Pepsi-Cola Marching Band will take place on Monday, April 30 from 6-8pm in the Grange Building on the Fairgrounds in Hamburg.

All WNY high school students (grades 9-12) that play clarinet, flute, piccolo, saxophone, cymbals, trumpet, bass drum, snare drum, trombone, tuba, bells, French horn, sousaphone, mellophone, quads or euphonium and color guards are invited to try out for the 2012 season.

 Approximately 80 musicians will be accepted; students need to be available to play at various events during Erie County Fair, which runs August 8-19, including the Daily Parade and various events throughout the community in July and August.  There will also be rehearsals twice per week beginning in June.

Find an application online.  They are also available at all Erie County High School Music Departments or by calling Russ Marquart at 716-649-3900 ext. 403.  Applications must be submitted to Erie County Fair, Pepsi-Cola Marching Band, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg, NY 14075 by April 16, 2012.