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 Blue Knights to its 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!

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Save $ for the 1-Day and 3-Day BKXperience-Audition! Clinics

1-Day BKX19 Audition Clinic
  ∴ $50 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!)
  ∴ $75 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!)
  ∴ $100 Paid at the door
3-Day BKX19 Audition Camp
  ∴ $75 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!)
  ∴ $100 Paid online 7 days before camp (SAVE $25!)
  ∴ $125 Paid at the door
Admin Fee 
∴ $55 one-time fee for all Denver participants. All 1-day clinics officially count as Round One in the audition process.  Candidates must, however, attend a 3-day Clinic in Denver to be offered an official spot for 2019.  A $55 ONE-TIME admin fee will be charged for ALL participants attending a Denver Clinic the first time.  This is a ONE TIME separate fee in addition to the Clinic fee.

Locations:

  • SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Sunday, November 4th: Temescal Canyon HS, Lake Elsinore, California for COLOR GUARD, BATTERY, FRONT ENSEMBLE
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 6:00pm
  • DALLAS: Sunday, November 11th: Heritage HS, Dallas, TX for BRASS, COLOR GUARD, BATTERY, FRONT ENSEMBLE
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • DENVER: November 16th-18th: Englewood HS, Denver, CO (map) for BRASS, COLOR GUARD, BATTERY, FRONT ENSEMBLE, DRUM MAJOR
    • Check-in: 6:00pm on Friday
    • End: 4:00pm on Sunday
  • INDIANAPOLIS: Sunday, November 18th: Mount Vernon High School, Fortville, IN for BRASS, COLOR GUARD
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • HOUSTON, TX: Sunday, November 25th: Cy Fair HS, Houston, TX for BRASS, COLOR GUARD, BATTERY
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • AUSTIN, TX: Sunday, November 25th: Round Rock HS, Austin, TX for BRASS ONLY
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • SOUTHERN FLORIDA: Sunday, December 9th: Southern Florida for BRASS ONLY
    • Check-in: 9:00am
    • End: 5:00pm
  • DENVER, CO: December 14th-16th: 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 25th-27th: Englewood HS, Denver, CO (map) for BRASS, and all BATTERY + FRONT ENSEMBLE CALL-BACKS (by invitation)
    • Check-in: 6:00pm on Friday
    • End: 4:00pm on Sunday

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 Denver BKXperience-Audition clinics) 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:

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BKX Austin, TX (1-Day Clinic)
--ALL BRASS ONLY--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic in Austin, TX on November 25, 2018.

1-Day Clinic

∴ $50 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!) ∴ $75 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!) ∴ $100 Paid at the door The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee.  NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
not rated $100.00 $75.00 Select options
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BKX Denver, CO (3-Day Clinic) December
--ALL CAPTIONS: BRASS, COLOR GUARD, FRONT ENSEMBLE, BATTERY, DRUM MAJOR--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic in Denver, CO on December 14-16, 2018.

3-Day Camp

∴ $75 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!)
∴ $100 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!)
∴ $125 Paid at the door   The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee.  NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
not rated $125.00 $100.00 Select options
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BKX Denver, CO (3-Day Clinic) January
--BRASS, BATTERY, FRONT ENSEMBLE--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic in Denver, CO on January 25-27, 2019.

3-Day Camp

∴ $75 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!)
∴ $100 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!)
∴ $125 Paid at the door   The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee.  NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
not rated $125.00 $100.00 Select options
BKX Denver, CO (3-Day Clinic) November

--ALL CAPTIONS: BRASS, COLOR GUARD, FRONT ENSEMBLE, BATTERY, DRUM MAJOR--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic in Denver, CO on November 16-18, 2018.

3-Day Camp

∴ $75 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!)
∴ $100 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!)
∴ $125 Paid at the door   The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee.  NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
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BKX Florida (1-Day Clinic)
--BRASS & COLOR GUARD ONLY--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic at TBD, FL on December 9, 2018.

1-Day Clinic

∴ $50 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!) ∴ $75 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!) ∴ $100 Paid at the door The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee.  NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
not rated $100.00 $75.00 Select options
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BKX Houston, TX (1-Day Clinic)
--ALL BRASS, BATTERY, COLOR GUARD--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic in Houston, TX on November 25, 2018.

1-Day Clinic

∴ $50 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!) ∴ $75 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!) ∴ $100 Paid at the door The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee.  NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
not rated $100.00 $75.00 Select options
BKX Indy (1-Day Clinic)
--BRASS & COLOR GUARD ONLY--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic in Indianapolis, IN on November 18, 2018.

1-Day Clinic

∴ $50 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!) ∴ $75 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!) ∴ $100 Paid at the door The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee. NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
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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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2019 Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI) Admin Fee

--FOR ALL BKXPERIENCE-AUDITION DRUM CORPS PARTICIPANTS AT DENVER CLINICS--

All 1-day clinics officially count as Round One in the audition process.  Candidates must, however, attend a 3-day BKX Clinic in Denver to be offered an official spot for 2019.  A $55 ONE-TIME admin fee will be charged for ALL participants attending a Denver Clinic the first time.  This is a ONE TIME separate fee in addition to the Clinic fee.

This ONE-TIME Administrative Fee is for anyone audition for the 2019 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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2019 Blue Knights Video Admin Fee

–FOR THE BLUE KNIGHTS DRUM & BUGLE CORPS (DCI) BRASS, COLOR GUARD, PERCUSSION–

Although attending one of our November or December BKXperience-Audition! Clinics and Camps for the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps certainly gives us the best opportunity to evaluate your talents (and you the best opportunity to show us your talents), you may submit a video audition under certain circumstances. Click to learn more: BKnights.org Audition material will be e-mailed in your transaction receipt as download links (NOTE: Still being finalized at this time). Follow the instructions and email a video link (such as an UNLISTED YOUTUBE VIDEO) to your caption head after you pay your fee.

If you haven't already, read the Frequently Asked Questions (here).  Then, contact your caption head before proceeding!

BRASS - chad.pence@ascendperformingarts.org

COLOR GUARD - jaycee.wilson@ascendperformingarts.org

PERCUSSION - veronica.wicks@ascendperformingarts.org

*At this time, there are no Drum Major video auditions.

NOTE: The video fee is a one-time payment of $95 for everyone who wishes to do a video audition.

DEADLINE: November 1st (however, all captions are still considering video auditions on a case-by-case basis. Please contact your caption head above to discuss.

This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

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