Include a resume with date of birth, cover letter, full-length photograph, and a high-quality video recording not more than six months old, to include the following in this order:
Any questions related to the job or music for the audition should be directed to Sergeant First Class Jeremy Wissner: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your resume should include: Education, performance/work/teaching experience (to include marching), any other pertinent information.
Your cover letter should augment your resume, describing what additional skills you bring to the position beyond the trumpet. This might include skills in arranging, audio mixing/engineering, other instrument/vocal proficiencies, computer skills (graphics/video editing/Microsoft Office/other), etc.
Performing bugle calls, meal formations, parades, funerals, and public concerts in the West Point Band’s Field Music Group. Please view this video for a brief demonstration highlighting the range of performance opportunities in this position: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te0s8b5WJ4Y. The hired candidate will be required to march in ceremonial formation and stand for prolonged periods of time.
The Hellcats are the premier Field Music Group in the U.S. Army, comprised of six buglers, three piccolo players, and five rudimental drummers.
If you encounter any issues submitting your application or materials, or have any questions, please contact auditions: email@example.com
Military personnel should also submit their Soldier Record Brief (or equivalent), three years of performance evaluation reports, Commander’s Intent to Release memo, and an Official DA Photo.