When and where are auditions?

Inertia has already held three short open houses to allow prospective members to get an idea of what it is like to be in an indoor organization. However, our auditions are scheduled for Sunday, November 10th and November 17th. Auditions will start at 1:00 PM and end at 6:00PM

Auditions will be held at Hillside Chapel located at 3515 Shakertown Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45430


What do I need to do to audition?

  • You should bring the instrument you wish to audition on.
  • You should have two pieces prepared to play for the staff.  They should be between 15-30 seconds each.  (you do not need an elaborate audition, this is low key.  We just want to hear you play something that you are comfortable playing.)
  • You should come prepared for a movement workshop.  (Come with shorts, sweats, or something that is easy to move in.)
  • You should be prepared to meet a lot of new friends.
  • If you have not already done so please complete the interest form at the bottom of this page.

What is WGI Indoor Winds

WGI Winds is a natural extension of an already existing indoor color guard and percussion ensemble divisions. … Scholastic ensembles are programs that compete on behalf of their school. For both Independent and Scholastic classes, WGI offers competitive divisions of A Class, Open Class and World Class.

More information is available on WGI Winds at the address above.

About Inertia Independent Winds

Inertia Independent Winds was founded in 2015 by Kriss Davis. The program is a  501c-3 not for profit performing group from Dayton, Ohio. During their first competitive season Inertia Independent Winds would go on to win several MEPA events in Independent A Winds class and end the season by winning the Independent A WGI World Championships.

In their 2nd competitive season Inertia Independent Winds competed in both OIPA and WGI events in Independent A class winning several awards in both. They ended their 2016 campaign by winning the Bronze at WGI Winds World Finals.

2017 was a history making year for Inertia Independent Winds that brought much success,  growth and expansion to our award winning program. Through dedication, determination and commitment by our members and staff, new standards and heights were reached that was thought to be unattainable within our class.  Inertia Independent Winds was thrilled to have earned many titles and championships through MEPA and WGI Sport of the Arts in 2017. Top honors concluding the season was earning both Championship titles as the 2017 MEPA Open Independent Winds Champions and the 2017 WGI Winds Class-A World Champions!

2018 brought tremendous growth in both Inertia and all WGI Winds.  Inertia had a very successful season wining many regional competitions and they received the silver medal in Independent A at the WGI Winds World Championships.

2019 was a unique year where Inertia moved up from A to Open Class.The year brought a gold medal at MEPA in Open Class and Inertia won the WGI Power Regional held at NKU.  The season came to a conclusion with a Bronze Medal at the WGI World Championship for their first appearance in WGI Open Class Finals.

As we continue to expand our corps, we will always maintain our passion, integrity and love of the sport and promise to bring new innovative and exciting musical and artistic performances to our audience.  We look forward to 2019 with our Winds ensemble and look forward debuting our newest program Inertia Independent Winterguard!


Inertia Independent is a musical artistic collage that is woven of friendship, memories, and life learning experiences that will help each member to be successful on each path and step they take on and off the performance floor. Our mission as an organization is to enrich and inspire the lives of each member, build self confidence, strengthen their musical training and heighten their performance level all while having fun.

With experience and participation in a performing arts ensemble it builds teamwork, sportsmanship, pride, discipline  and character building traits that will build strong individuals and leaders both socially and professionally and help carry them through all their future endeavors.

Open Houses will be held Sunday, October 13, 20, and 27th at Hillside Chapel 3515 Shakertown Rd. Beavercreek, OH 45430