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Marching Band

Marching Band Alumni
Stay connected with the marching
band through the Band Alumni Society.

As one of the most exciting and visible organizations on campus, the Minnesota Marching Band enthusiastically supports the University's athletic programs, and represents the University of Minnesota with pride at home and away.

The band performs at all Gopher football home games and at the band's annual indoor concert. The band also performs at an off-campus concert or special event each year.

2016 Schedule

Membership in the marching band is open to all interested students. The current band includes students from over 100 different majors and every college at the University. Like all band ensembles, marching band must be taken for credit. Students register for the class, MUS 3480, after they have auditioned.

The School of Music also supports athletic pep bands that play at a variety of regular season and post-season athletic events.

School of Music Announces Marching Band Director

Elizabeth (Betsy) McCann has been named Assistant Director of Bands/Director of Marching and Athletic Bands at the University of Minnesota. Read more.

Home Opener

Kickoff for the home opener vs. Oregon State on Thursday, September 1 has been set for 8 p.m.

Drumline Auditions

Drumline auditions have already taken place for the 2016 season. Auditions are held in April for the upcoming season. Download audition materials and more information

2016 Student Leadership Announced

Congratulations to Robert Rudin who has been selected to return as the 2016 Drum Major. Cole Jobin will serve as the Block Captain. Complete student staff and leadership information.

Bring the Marching Band Home With You

Minnesota Marching Band sweatshirts, hats, and our latest CD, Marching Into the Future, are now available. Please email for more information.

Contact the Marching Band

TCF Bank Stadium Marching Band Office: 612-624-2514 
Ferguson Hall Band Office: 612-624-6873

Facebook: The University of Minnesota Marching Band
Twitter: umnMarch 
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