2017 Auditions


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The 2017 WGI and MCCGA seasons are approaching, which means Gateway auditions are just around the corner! Our audition clinics are focused on both musical education and growth, which means that—regardless of whether or not you are offered a position with Gateway—our goal is to have you leave auditions a better musician and more confident performer.

The tuition for registration is a one-time fee of $75.00. With each online registration you will receive a FREE 2017 Technique Packet, which contains world-class technique information, battery and front ensemble exercises/warmups, and playalong MP3s! Everything included in the packets are the audition materials you should familiarize yourself with before auditioning.

Also, you will receive a FREE exclusive Gateway T-Shirt when you attend auditions!

Both audition clinics on Oct. 16th and Oct. 30th will be from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with check-in/registration beginning at 8:15 a.m. At these clinics there will be lunch break, but lunch will not be provided.


Audition Dates and Locations:

Oct. 16 - O'Fallon Township High School - Smiley Campus - O'Fallon, IL 

Oct. 30 - O'Fallon Township High School - Smiley Campus - O'Fallon, IL


What to Bring:

1) The 2017 Technique Packet (this packet is a downloadable PDF you will receive after registering online, or you will receive a physical copy if you register at the door of the event).

2) Sack lunch or money for lunch

3) Drumsticks/mallets and practice pad (if you own one)

*Instruments and equipment will be provided by Gateway


Click below to begin the registration process. We hope to see you there!

If you have any questions, please contact us here or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.