|Baltimore's Marching Ravens Percussion Line|
2013 marks the 66th year of continuous operation for Baltimore’s Marching Ravens founded in 1947 as the Baltimore Colts’ Marching Band. In 2010 the band was honored to be featured in the Oscar Award winning Director and Producer Barry Levinson’s ESPN production of “The Band That Would Not Die” telling the story of the Baltimore Colts’ Marching Band staying together eleven years without a team.
The Marching Ravens are now holding auditions for musicians and taking applications for equipment crew. The age range is 16 years and up.
If you would like to become part of the excitement of Ravens Football and enjoy entertaining at a major level or if you know someone who would be interested in becoming a member, please call 410-557-8335 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please leave your name, unit that you are interested in and your telephone number where you can be reached and we will get back to you right away.
Become part of pro-football history, heritage and pride by becoming a Marching Raven.
Baltimore's Marching Ravens hold auditions the first Wednesday night of each month throughout the year and are currently seeking new members for the 2013 season in all performing sections:
Instruments and Auxiliary: Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Mellophone, Trombone, Baritone, Sousaphone and Percussion.
The Marching Ravens maintain a full support crew as well and positions are open in the following categories:
Support Positions: Equipment Crew
The audition for performing members consists of both a musical and marching demonstration of your abilities.
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Percussion Players are required to demonstrate:
Marching Auditions will take place following the playing audition. Performers will be expected to know common marching vocabulary and execute simple marching moves. The Marching Ravens use a military style low march step. Though marching experience is a necessity, we will assist you learning the proper step style. You will be evaluated on your ability to perform the maneuvers and learn the Raven’s way, regardless of your background.
To set up an audition, please follow these steps:
What to bring:
If you're interested in joining, contact us by calling our band president, John Ziemann, at (410) 557-8335, by sending him a fax at (410) 557-6385 or by emailing him at email@example.com. All e-mails should contain a phone number for us to reach you.