Are You Ready for Some Football ?!?!
Charlotte, NC (April 5, 2009) – The Carolina Thunder Drum Line is gearing up to entertain fans of all ages at tailgating and pre-game activities around Bank of America Stadium on select NFL Sundays.
This unique, high-energy group made its performance debut at select home games last season and was enthusiastically received by attending fans. “Our goal is to add excitement and energy to the game day atmosphere and over all fan experience." says Ensemble Director Greg Dearman. "It is a lot of fun for us, because we are all football fans too."
The 2009 ensemble membership will be include performers ages 18 and older and will hold regularly scheduled rehearsals throughout the summer in preparation for the fall football season. Typically, ensemble members come from a variety of backgrounds including former marching band and drum corps members, teachers, small business owners and various other professions. "We are most interested in recruiting talented percussionists who can perform in front of large audiences with precision, accuracy, and enthusiasm," says Program Coordinator Greg Shull. "The ensemble delivers high quality performances to audiences of all ages to ensure every person receives a world-class entertainment experience.”
Auditions will be held on May 2 from 9am until 4pm in the South Pointe High School band room (801 Neely Road, Rock Hill SC). For more information please continue visiting www.carolinathunder.org.