Legends Drum Corps April Rehearsal Weekend
April 28-30, 2017 - Full Corps Rehearsal Weekend/Final Color Guard Auditions


Three Rivers High School
700 6th Avenue

​Three Rivers MI 49093

Registration Process

NEW COLOR GUARD APPLICANTS - follow the steps on the JOIN 2017 page.

NEW BATTERY APPLICANTS - follow the steps on the Battery Vacancy page by March 1.

COLOR GUARD CALL BACKS from November - follow the steps in your call back email. 
​CONTRACTED MEMBERS - follow the steps and deadlines in your contract email.

​​If you have any questions please contact:

Allison Patrick, Director of Administration

Friday, April 28

7:30 p.m.


  Please try not to arrive earlier than 7:15 p.m.                                             

8:30 p.m.  Full Corps Meeting
9:00 p.m.  Evening Block (2.5)
11:30 p.m.  Snack
12:30 a.m.  Lights Out

Saturday, April 29

8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  Morning Block (4)

1:00 p.m.


2:00 p.m.  Afternoon Block (4)
6:00 p.m.  Dinner
7:00 p.m.  Evening Block (4)
11:00 p.m.  Snack
12:00 a.m.  Lights Out

Sunday, April 30

8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  Morning Block (2.5)
11:30 a.m.  Lunch
12:30 p.m.  Afternoon Block (2.5)
3:00 p.m.  Tour Meeting (Parents & Members)
4:30 p.m.  Gear load and closeout of school/Dismissed

What to Bring
Here is a suggested list of items that you should plan on bringing to camp:

Sleeping Bag/Pillow or full size air mattress (preferred size), no sharing
NO cots will be allowed
Bath Towel, Water Bottle
Toiletries - shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, etc.
Backpack, for transporting items needed for rehearsal
Comfortable clothes (t-shirts, shorts, sweatpants, warmups) - no jeans will be allowed for rehearsal
Athletic shoes (good pair) - no sandals/dress shoes will be allowed for rehearsal
Sweatshirt - for temperature comfort, if necessary

Section Specifics
Brass – please bring your own instrument and mouthpiece.  Marching tubas only, no sousaphones.  Bari/Euph applicants, we use large bore mouthpieces for Legends instruments.  White Cotton gloves will be required for rehearsals and are available for purchase at registration.  $3 per pair.  Refer to your packet for other specifics for the audition weekend.  You may bring and use your concert instrument for your individual audition only, if you feel more comfortable to demonstrate your musical abilities. Marching instruments will be used for all other aspects of the camp.  Bring a portable music stand if able.  Bring a copy of the 2017 Audition materials, Hogwart's Hymn, and Distorted. New applicants for Trumpet and Baritone/Euphonium should bring a copy of all 3 parts.  Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee. 

Battery – Snares, tenors, and basses - bring a drum, stand, and harness.  Cymbals, bring  an 18" pair.  Bring your own sticks for the drum that you would like to be on and a drum pad.  Bring a notebook to take notes in.   You may or may not be asked to use your personal equipment.  Bring a portable music stand if able.  Bring a copy of the 2017 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee. 

Front Line –  Keyboard applicants should bring 2 pairs of keyboard mallets, sticks, and a drum pad.  Auxiliary, timpani, drum set, and synth applicants should bring sticks, and drum pad.  Bring a portable music stand if able.  Bring a notebook to take notes in. Bring a copy of the 2017 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee. 

Color Guard – wear comfortable/dance clothes that are black/dark colored for rehearsals.  Attire SHOULD NOT cover the feet or ankles.  All should have color guard type gloves.  Bring a solid flag on a 6' pole.  If able, bring a 36" rifle and sabre. 

Drum Major/Field Conductors should bring the following: pair of white gloves, metronome, copy of 2017 Audition materials (preferably in a binder), mp3s in materials folder on a playback device (phone is ok), pencil, and headphones.

Other Info

All prescription and over the counter medications will need to be checked in at registration.  Prescription medications must be brought in its prescribed container with the participant’s name on the container.  No participant should be carrying any over the counter medicine.  We need to monitor anything that is dispensed.  All medication will be available for pick up upon dismissal.

Please refrain from wearing other corps apparel during the audition weekend.

No video of auditions, rehearsal or performances should be posted without the authorization of Legends. This policy is in effect to protect the interest of copyright and Legends.

If rehearsal is cancelled we will email this information out and will post it on the front page of our website by 12pm on Friday, January 13.

Facebook - Visit and “like” the Legends Drum & Bugle Corps page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/legendsdrumandbuglecorps.  

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Our official hashtag for the 2017 season is #LegendsDBC17

Volunteer Info
For those that are interested in volunteering during the January camp weekend, visit our 
volunteer page for more details on how you can support the drum corps.  Our primary need of support during Audition and Rehearsal Weekends is food prep and serving.  Additional projects typically arise at each weekend.  If you have questions about volunteering, please contact Traci Glasscock, Food/Volunteer Coordinator at traci@legendspaa.org.