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Audition to become a member of CITY BEATS and enjoy many possible opportunities such as:

  • Perform for thousands of fans during nationally televised games
  • Make public appearances throughout New York
  • Create memories that will last a lifetime!

CITY BEATS will perform at all 17 of the NYCFC home games. All members are required to attend a minimum of two rehearsals on March 5th and March 10th. In addition to performing on game days at Yankee Stadium, CITY BEATS participates in public appearances throughout the community. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must be a high school graduate by the date of preliminary auditions to participate. There is no age limit.

Come audition for your chance to be a member of the 2016 CITY BEATS




Date: February 27th, 2016

Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm (Come at your assigned time)

Location: SIR STUDIOS – 520 W. 25th Street New York, NY 10001

Location Map:  Click Here

Audition Packet Cost: $25

Instruments Auditioning: Trumpets, Mellophones, Baritones and Tubas

 Auditions will be held on February 27th, 2016 at SIR STUDIOS from 10:00am – 5:00pm You will be assigned a 30 min audition time). If you are unable to attend that day, there will not be a make-up date scheduled. We do not accept videotapes in lieu of auditioning and auditions are not open for public viewing. A neat, polished and “performance” ready appearance is best. It is important to remember that we are looking for brass performers that are “Entertainers”. To register, please sign up for an audition time below and purchase Gallant Entertainment Inc.’s CITY BEATS. At registration you will be required to complete a waiver and bring your proof of purchase of the audition packet. Candidates are required to bring a resume, completed forms and a photo.

Participants will are expected to have the musical excerpts prepared, participate in an interview and will be asked to sight read (music will be determined on the day of the auditions). Several tabulations will be made throughout your audition and approximately 15 performers (7-8 principle performers and 7-8 subs) will be selected to be a member of the 2016 CITY BEATS!.

* One purchase of the audition packet counts towards your admission to the audition. You do not need to own your own horn.

Please visit Gallant Entertainment Inc. at AUDITION WEBSITE, if you have any questions or concerns.