Announcing an immediate vacancy for:

Bass Trombone

Electronic Submission Must Be Received By: 11:59 PM EST May 10th, 2019
Live Final Round: July 15th, 2019
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Application Packets

Include a resume with date of birth, cover letter, full-length photograph, and a high quality un-edited audio file(s), not more than six-months old, to include the following:

  • Murtha – Gorillas in the Mist
  • Egner – Official West Point March
  • Rossini – La Gazza Ladra
  • Reifenberg – II. Jubilee
  • Bach – Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major – Bourée I, take repeats
  • Any other pieces or excerpts that demonstrate virtuosity and/or musical diversity
Download Music Packet
Download Vacancy Flyer

Any questions related to the job or music for the audition should be directed to Staff Sergeant Phil Stehly: philip.stehly@westpoint.edu

Primary Duties of this Position

Perform bass trombone in ceremonial, concert and marching settings; other chamber music performances as needed. In addition to outstanding musicianship, the hired candidate must be able to stand and march in a ceremonial formation for over 60 minutes and carry their instrument with no additional support for two or more miles. Additional inclusion of other marketable musical or non-musical skills should be reflected on the applicant's resume. Examples of other skills include arts administration experience, recording engineering experience, graphic design, or any other skills that may be valuable in a large, self-produced performing ensemble.

Electronic Submission

  • Submit your application by filling out the form below and uploading the necessary documents and/or files.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Only .mp3 Audio files will be accepted.
  • Only high quality sound recordings will be accepted and evaluated.
  • Separating files for each excerpt is permitted and preferred.
  • Upon submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email sent to the email you have provided.

If you encounter any issues submitting your application or materials or have any questions, please contact auditions: bandauditions@westpoint.edu

Military Personnel

Military personnel should also submit their Soldier Record Brief, three years of performance evaluation report’s, Commander’s Intent to Release memo, and an Official DA Photo.

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