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Auditions are live!

Although our ensemble will look different from previous years, we look forward to the challenge of finding creative new ways to keep our members engaged and display their talents for the world to see. As the uncertainty in our world from COVID-19 persists, we will continue to adapt to and overcome the challenges presented by such an unconventional season. As always, BKPE will still provide a world class experience to our membership as they advance their skills as musicians, performers, and young adults in our community.

BKPE Auditions Timeline

Auditions Packets Are Live

Register and Purchase Audition

Purchase the BKPE Audition and download the packet.
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Auditions Packets Are Live

Audition

Submit Your Audition

Submit your video audition per the instructions emailed to you.
We will begin evaluating audition videos on November 8th.

Audition

Callback

If you get a Callback…

Follow the instructions you receive on the next steps to complete your audition, putting to work the feedback you received at your first audition.

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Contract

If you get a Contract…

Sign your contract.

Start paying tuition.

Complete required documentation and forms.

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Welcome to BKPE!

The season begins

Attend the season rehearsals.

Welcome to BKPE!

BKPE Auditions FAQ

The Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble is open to anyone under the age of 23 years on April 1 of each competitive season. Members who were age outs and part of an ensemble at the end of the 2020 season may also audition.

We will begin reviewing audition video submissions on November 8th, however we will accept later submissions until the ensemble is set. Audition videos will be evaluated in the order they are received.

You will upload your video audition clip(s) to be unlisted/link sharing on Youtube, Dropbox, or Google Drive. We will send out the link to the form to submit your video(s) starting on 10/31 to those who have purchased an audition.

The rehearsal schedule will be significantly reduced compared to a normal season's rehearsal commitments. Our rehearsals will take place on the weekends.

It is our goal to be able to provide as much of a normal experience as possible during these times of COVID-19, including in-person rehearsals whenever it is safe to do so. The reality is that the situation is continuing to change on a day-to-day basis and government restrictions may affect our ability to continue to meet in-person. There may be times where we need to transition rehearsals to a virtual setting. We understand that this
format presents its challenges and will work to ensure this format is engaging, allows us to make progress within our season, and allows you to continue to grow as a percussionist. Our first priority with in-person rehearsals is to always ensure the safety of our members and staff throughout the season.

There are many volunteer opportunities within the Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble during our competitive season! Visit our Volunteer page to see all our needs or email Volunteer@AscendPerformingArts.org for more information regarding help.

If you have any further questions, please contact Keenan, BKPE Director, at Keenan.Evans@AscendPerformingArts.org.

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