We’re heading to Perth! (WA audition announcement)

D² is going West!

We are so excited to be setting up a brand new performance ensemble in Perth in collaboration with James Chong (bio below). James is an incredible musician and a wonderful human with a huge amount of experience in the world of Drumline as well as ensemble direction and professional performance – we could not ask for a better representative for D² in Western Australia. 

Auditions will be held on the 7th December, with a series of Audition Preparation sessions being run by James to help prospective members prepare for their audition.

Experienced drummers / percussionists with a desire to be challenged are encouraged to apply. Positions are available on: snare drum (traditional grip), quads, bass drum, and cymbals.

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Key Dates

  • Audition Preparation Sessions:
    • 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th November – 6:30pm
  • Live Auditions:
    • 7th December
  • Ongoing Rehearsals:
    • Ongoing weekly rehearsals. Day / time TBC. 

All rehearsals and auditions take place at Scotch College, in Swanbourne. 

Audition Requirements 

All music supplied upon registration.

Applicants may elect to submit a video audition prior to face to face auditions if preferred. Please make a note of this in your application if you wish to submit a video audition. 

Please ensure you have read our Audition Guidelines 

James Chong

James Chong is a Perth based freelance percussionist and educator. His musical ventures have seen him perform all over Australia and internationally at a number of venues including Birmingham City Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. James performs regularly with major touring musicals both in Australia and the UK. His diversity and high caliber skill have seen him perform in a variety of projects both locally and abroad. In 2013, James co founded the Perth based drum line ThunderCorps, the first of its kind in WA. This year James is proud to become a member of the D2 family.

Audition Registration

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