2018
Violet Crown Independent
Central Texas' Independent Open Class Percussion Ensemble
San Marcos, Texas 78666
UPCOMING EVENTS
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September

October

October

November

Experience Camp
Austin
Del Valle High School

Experience Camp
San Antonio
MacArthur High School

Audition Camp
Day 1
​MacArthur High School

Audition Camp​​​​​​​​
​Day 2
Wimberley High School


9am - 3pm; 12:00-1:00 Lunch

Learn the VC culture and process. Work with our staff and further develop your skills on a drum, keyboard, or cymbals. 

Be prepared for movement/dance both indoors and outside. We recommend comfortable, breathable clothes that you can move well in; a 1/2 gallon or larger water jug; athletic/running style shoes; and of course preparation of packet materials. 
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9:30am - 5pm; 1:00-2:00 Lunch

Movement/choreography and music will be covered throughout the day. 

In addition to all packet material: 
Battery auditionees should be prepared for an individual audition utilizing music and excerpts from the packet. Drum set should be prepared to demonstrate several different styles (swing, latin, rock) and all keyboard auditionees should prepare a short 4 mallet solo.  
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Our Mission
Our mission is to provide young musicians with a challenging, innovative, and multi-dimensional performance experience that focuses heavily on music education and health. 

Our ensemble combines performing arts mediums to create a theatrical experience expressed through the voice of marching percussion and visualized through dance and visual artistic design.  



Education | Innovation | Artistry

 
VID OF THE WEEK:
Violet Crown 2018
Violet Crown's 2018 Season has begun as our audition process is underway. Auditions begin THIS weekend on Sunday at MacArthur High School in San Antonio, Texas. Our second audition day is on Sunday November 5th at Wimberley High School. 
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Haley Wares - Ensemble Leader
Haley is currently a Music Education major at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. She has several years of marching experience under her belt starting with her alma mater Floresville High School in 2012 competing in the TECA circuit in South Texas. In 2016, she played marimba with 5points Percussion and went on to march snare with Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2016 DCI season. 

Haley served as Violet Crown's inaugural Ensemble Leader playing snare. A pioneering member, Haley was an immense influence in establishing the culture and drive of our membership. 

This summer Haley is marching snare with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps for her ageout.