2017 Ohio State Drum Major Tryouts

Published on Apr 25, 2017
Konner Barr
2017 Ohio State Drum Major Tryouts

Six candidates tried out for the coveted positions of Head and Assistant Drum Major for The Ohio State University Marching Band. Each candidate goes through three sections of tryouts:

-The traditional Ramp pregame entrance/salute
-Individual twirling routine (set this year to the mashup of "I Get Around/ Fun Fun Fun")
-5 high tosses with individual catch

2016 Candidates in order of appearance:
John LaVange
Konner Barr
Morgan Davis
Kris Hamilton
Tyler Nichols
Joshua Guesman

After a Statistical tie, LaVange and Barr competed in a run off competition consisting of the ramp entrance and twirling routine. (Sorry for the quality of the run off)

John LaVange was announced as Head Drum Major and Konner Barr was announced as Assistant Drum Major