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Welcome to BKX

The Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps Auditions and Experience 2021

Your to-do list:

  • Join the growing community on the 2021 Prospective Member Facebook Page
  • Download THE DOT BOOK from either the email link you received, your BKX receipt, or from your account orders page, and begin immersing yourself in the Blue Knights pedagogy
  • Explore your class contents below
  • Submit your audition materials to BKX by the next camp deadline to make sure you receive your feedback in time.

2021 BKDBC March Town Hall

Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps is hosting a town hall meeting on Sunday March 14, 2020 at 7:00pm MDT (UTC-6:00) via Zoom

[Please remember to check your clocks, we make the switch to Daylight Savings Time on Sunday the 14th]

Please join us in discussing the ongoing 2021 corps audition process. Mark will be providing an update regarding tour fees and the summer schedule. We will also be hearing from the design team with updates about the show, and staff will detail plans for the upcoming camp on March 20th.

Ascend Performing Arts is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: BKDBC 2021 Season March Town Hall
Time: Mar 14, 2021 07:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 974 6005 6531
Passcode: 918579

What is the Audition Process for this year?

Prospective members will be able to audition for the 2021 Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps by registering for the BKXperience. After purchasing a BKX package, it is expected that prospective members will prepare for their audition by doing the following:


  • Read through the Dot Book.
  • Watch the recordings of our two section-specific masterclasses.
  • Sign up for, and attend an included virtual individual session with one of our staff members.
  • Watch the recording of our leadership and personal development session.

These materials include the information needed to prepare for a successful audition, and contain the definitions of the audition assignments.


Once prospective members have recorded their auditions, they will be able to submit them within their personal BKX portal. After submitting, our staff will carefully craft personalized feedback, and grant each individual one of three statuses. Individuals will either be offered a contract, a callback, or will not be offered a spot in the 2021 corps. All individuals will receive constructive and specific feedback, regardless of their status.


All prospective members who are offered a callback will be invited to further virtual camps, alongside contracted members. In order to fulfill a callback audition for reconsideration for a full spot in the corps, these individuals will be asked to record another audition of the same content, using the personalized feedback they received in their first audition.


We’ve planned three more educational experiences throughout this spring for prospective members who have been offered a Contract or Callback through their participation in BKX 2021.


By submitting your audition at least 5 days before the next camp event, you will give our educators the time to carefully consider your performance and provide you with individualized feedback. If you receive a contract or a callback, you will be invited to the next camp, where we will be working on this summer’s show material!


If you have already been a part of BKX 2021 and have completed your audition and received your feedback, we look forward to seeing you on March 20th!

BKX Spring 2021 Audition and Event Dates


Audition Deadline

Event Date

BKX March Camp 2021

March 15, 2021

Saturday March 20, 2021 12:00pm MDT

BKX April Camp 2021

April 19, 2021

Saturday April 24, 2021 12:00pm MDT

BKX May Camp 2021

May 17, 2021

Saturday May 22, 2021 12:00pm MDT

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