Feature Twirler

Feature Twirler

The Longhorn Band will hold auditions for the position of Feature Twirler for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Students must be admitted to The University of Texas to be eligible for the position.

Twirler audition requirements:

3.  Submit the following materials by December 1. Materials should be sent to lhbinfo@utexas.edu
  • Cover letter
  • Three letters of support
  • Performance video
  • Essay that answers the following prompt: why are you the ideal candidate for the feature twirler position at The University of Texas?
FEATURE TWIRLER REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to read drill
  • Excellent showmanship & communication skills
  • Highly self sufficient & independent, a problem solver
  • Outstanding team member and collaborator
  • Ability to represent The University of Texas and the Longhorn Band at the highest level
Finalists will be notified by Friday, February 8

The live audition for finalists is Saturday, March 16

 

Finalist routines must include the following.  Specific requirements and music will be provided to those selected as finalists.
  • 4 spins
  • Double illusion/walkover
  • Traveling tricks/downfield tricks  
  • Continuous rolls –  back neck rolls, fujimis and elbow pops
  • 2 & 3 baton, 4 baton highly recommended 
  • A variety of releases + receptions