The BKXperience-Audition! Clinics brought to you in partnership with KHS America “Academic Alliance” are a weekend of unparalleled instruction and camaraderie for anyone who is looking for more. Learn the exercises and techniques that have propelled the 2017 Blue Knights to its 23rd Top-12 finish at the Drum Corps International World Championships. Play next to the best and brightest—Brass, Percussion and Color Guard—learn how to prepare for performance and experience first-hand to see why your best, is yet to come.

The BKXperience-Audition! presents you with a great opportunity to become a Blue Knight and to learn from some of the best educators in marching arts activity. Each audition experience event offers instruction by our professional instructional staff and you will learn right alongside veteran members of the Blue Knights. We invite you to join us to learn the techniques and methods that develop the members of the Blue Knights into one of the very best performing ensembles in the world. Learn more in our Frequently Asked Questions section!

Download BKX18 Posters here!

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Don’t miss out on saving $$ for the 1-Day and 3-Day BKXperience-Audition! ClinicsExpires midnight the day before each clinic! Take advantage of these savings NOW!
1-Day BKX18 Audition Clinic
  ∴ $75 Paid online before day of clinic (SAVE $25!)
  ∴ $100 Paid at the door
3-Day BKX18 Audition Camp
  ∴ $100 Paid online before day of camp (SAVE $25!)
  ∴ $125 Paid at the door
Admin Fee 
∴ $55 for all participants. Pay this Admin Fee only one-time for the 2018 season to get BKXperience-Audition! Packet (music, color guard & visual info, etc). This is a separate fee for all BKXperience-Audition! events.

Locations:

  • DALLAS-FT WORTH, TX: Sunday, November 12th: Frisco Heritage HS, Frisco, TX (map) for BRASS, COLOR GUARD, BATTERY, FRONT ENSEMBLE
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • DENVER, CO: Friday, November 17th-19th: John F. Kennedy HS, Denver, CO (map) for BRASS, COLOR GUARD, BATTERY, FRONT ENSEMBLE, DRUM MAJOR
    • Check-in: 6:00pm on Friday
    • End: 4:00pm on Sunday
  • DAYTON, OH: Sunday, November 19th: Bellbrook HS, OH (map) for BRASS, COLOR GUARD, FRONT ENSEMBLE
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • HOUSTON, TX: Saturday, November 25th: Cy-Fair HS, Cypress, TX (map) for BRASS, COLOR GUARD, BATTERY
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • AUSTIN, TX: Sunday, November 26th: Round Rock HS, Round Rock, TX (map) for BRASS ONLY
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • WEST PALM BEACH, FL: Saturday, December 2nd: Seminole Ridge HS, FL (map) for BRASS ONLY
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • SOCAL: Sunday, December 10th: Temescal Canyon HS, CA (map) for BATTERY & FRONT ENSEMBLE ONLY
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • DENVER, CO: Friday, December 15th-17th: Englewood HS, Denver, CO (map) for BRASS, COLOR GUARD, BATTERY, FRONT ENSEMBLE, and DRUM MAJOR
    • Check-in: 6:00pm on Friday
    • End: 4:00pm on Sunday
  • DENVER, CO: Friday, January 19th-21st: Englewood HS, Denver, CO (map) for BRASS, DRUM MAJORS, and all BATTERY + FRONT ENSEMBLE CALL-BACKS (by invitation)
    • Check-in: 6:00pm on Friday
    • End: 4:00pm on Sunday

UPDATE: There is NO Audition Fee for 2018. All participants will pay the ONE-TIME Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps Admin Fee (covers: administrative and database management of all participant records, BKXperience-Audition packet support, etc.) to receive all audition materials for the upcoming clinics.


This is a 3 step process:

      1. Complete the registration form below first and then…
      2. Pay for your BKXperience or Training event you plan on attending second.  
      3. Pay for your ONE-TIME Admin Fee (for all participants of BKXperience-Audition clinics) to get audition materials third.

(NOTE: The links to BKXperience and Training event payment is below the registration form!)  

*Finally, reserve your BK Shuttle for transport in Denver from the airport to camp here: BK SHUTTLE FORM

If you have any registration or payment questions, please contact the office at: Ascend@AscendPerformingArts.org.


STEP 1:

Click to Register!


STEPS 2 & 3: Pay Clinic Registration Fee for each event and ONE-TIME Admin Fee:

Blue Knights Brass Fee Payment
The Blue Knights Brass Fee includes the following items: 1) 2x instrument electronic tuners 2) 1x custom-made mouthpieces 3) 1x berp 4) Supply of oil & grease
INSTRUCTIONS: STEP 1: Type your first name and last name in the box. STEP 2: Selection your "Section" STEP 3: Click on "Add to Cart" and click "check-out" NOTE: This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Questions? Let us know: BKMarketplace@AscendPerformingArts.org
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Blue Knights Tuition Payment
INSTRUCTIONS: STEP 1: Type Blue Knights Member's first name and last name in the box to make a Tuition Fee payment. STEP 2: Type in the number you want to "buy" this item to make your payment. Example: To make a $200 payment, you would type 200 in the amount box. STEP 3: Click on "Add to Cart" then "View Cart" to check-out.  Our main office will notate the Tuition payment for the member's account. Questions? Let us know: Info@AscendPerformingArts.org NOTE: This is for members making their tuition payments for their respective ensemble.  Tuition fees cover all food, transportation, and housing expenses during the three months of all-days training and tour. It also includes uniforms, musical instruments, equipment, and months of detailed musical and movement instruction. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE at any time.  Please refer to your specific Member Handbook for more details about the Tuition Payment process.
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2018 Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI) Admin Fee

--FOR ALL BKXPERIENCE-AUDITION PARTICIPANTS--

This ONE-TIME Administrative Fee is for anyone audition for the 2018 Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps or who just wishes to purchase the audition materials for all sections (Brass, Color Guard, Front Ensemble and Battery Percussion). This non-refundable fee covers administrative and database management of all participant records, BKXperience-Audition packet support, etc.

This fee must be paid ONE-TIME per year by anyone who attends a BKXperience-Audition clinic event with the Blue Knights. All BKXperience packet information and music will be emailed once this ONE-TIME Admin Fee is paid (the process takes within 24-hours, if you do not receive an email confirmation with the download links, please email info@ascendperformingarts.org). 

NOTE: This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

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