Audition Information for DMA Groups

Each fall, young people involved in Salvation Army churches across Texas can audition for our Divisional Music and Arts Groups (DMA).  These groups rehearse monthly at Camp Hoblitzelle in Midlothian, TX and participate in various Salvation Army events and tours each year.  We offer the following groups:

Bluebonnet Brass • Novice Youth Band • Ages 7-14
Lonestar Brass • Intermediate Youth Band • Ages 11+
Texas Brass • Advanced Youth Band • Ages 14+

CREATIVE ARTS (dance/drama)
Lonestar Creative Arts • Intermediate Creative Arts Ensemble • Ages 11+
Texas Creative Arts • Advanced Creative Arts Ensemble • Ages 14+

For the 2017-2018 DMA Season, video auditions are due by Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM.  Click HERE for brass, percussion, and creative arts audition material.   To upload audition videos from your Smartphone or computer, click HERE.

Audition videos will be reviewed and group rosters will be finalized prior to our first rehearsal on September 30, 2017.  If you have any issues, please contact us and we will be glad to help.

2017-2018 DMA Calendar
September 30, 2017: Rehearsal (Camp)
October 27-29, 2017: Music & Arts Councils (Camp: Ages 12+)
January 20, 2018: Rehearsal (Camp)
February 10, 2018: Rehearsal (Camp)
March 17, 2018: Rehearsal (Camp)
April 6-8, 2018: Youth Councils (Texas Brass & CA / Lonestar Brass & CA)
April 20-21, 2018: Spring Festival & Lone Star Search (Camp)
May 25-28. 2018: Lonestar Brass & CA Ministry Trip (Location TBD)
*Possible Ministry Weekend for Texas Brass & CA To Be Determined