Patriot Drumline

UT Tyler School of Performing Arts

The Patriot Drumline is directed by Dr. Oni Lara.

On behalf of the School of Performing Arts and The University of Texas at Tyler, thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Patriot Drumline! Make sure to download this packet whicih contains all audition music requirements for membership. The drumline is for musicians of all levels. Whether you played snare in high school or were a trumpet player who would like to learn how to play cymbals, everyone is welcome audition!

The Patriot Drumline is still seeking students to fill additional spots on all instruments (snare, tenors, basses, cymbals). A second round of auditions will be held in the School of Performing Arts (FAC 1221) on November 13th, from 5-6:30. Please contact Oni Lara at for more information.

Important Dates (FAC 1221):

  • Open auditions: November 13th, 5-6:30 pm


  • Please complete our online audition form to register your audition date




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