University of Virginia Cavalier Marching Band
The University of Virginia Cavalier Marching Band is seeking a motivated and creative Color Guard Coach for the 2022-2023 season. Entering its 19th season, the UVA Cavalier Marching Band prides itself on spreading the Spirit of Virginia every gameday through passionate musical performance, exciting drill, and captivating Color Guard choreography.
DCI/WGI experience is preferred but not required to apply. The CMB regularly rehearses on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:15 pm and the Color Guard holds a sectional on Monday evenings of each game week. The CMB performs a new halftime show at each home football game. Postseason travel is likely.
· Act as the principal designer of engaging choreography routines, in collaboration with UVA Captains, which elevate the CMB’s visual performance.
· Attend rehearsals to address Color Guard choreography and drill performance quality.
· Build and maintain a positive instructional atmosphere inclusive of all color guard members.
· Communicate with directors, guard leadership, and guard members regularly.
You are encouraged to send your resume or questions to the Director of Bands, Elliott Tackitt, at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about the Cavalier Marching Band is available on our website at: https://marchingband.as.virginia.edu/.