Welcome to K-State Bands! If you are a prospective band member and would like more information complete our online prospective member form found on the left side of this page, call us at 785-532-3816, or schedule a campus visit!
The presentation of the Sudler Trophy to the 2015 Pride of Wildcat Land will be at halftime on September 19th, K-State vs. Louisiana Tech
Special Announcement (1/21/15): The Classy Cat College Dance Team Workshop will be held on February 08, March 8 and April 12, 2015. The clinic will be held at the Ahearn Gym, KSU Campus and is open to all High School and College ladies interested in trying out now or in the future for the KSU Classy Cats or any college dance team. For more information and paper registration CLICK HERE. For online registration, please Follow this link.
Special Announcement (1/13/15): The 5th Annual KSUMB Marching Pride Scholars Golf Tournament will be Friday, June 19th at Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, Kansas. More details and registration will be coming this spring. Mark your calendars and start getting your team together!
Registration for the 2015 Summer Music Camp is now active! This is a great camp where students can participate in one of two great honor bands, find other musical outlets, have fun, and meet new friends from all across Kansas and beyond. The camp is available to all band students grades 5 through 12. This camp is hundreds less than other camps in the region and will be held from June 14 - 18, 2015. Please click this link for more information and online registration.
The Phillip W. Hewett Marching Band Alumni ScholarshipGOAL: $75,000 to endow the three drum major positionsHOW TO DONATE: Please give generously by check, gift, stock transfer, or pledge:KSU Foundation http://www.found.ksu.edu 1-800-432-1578Designate your contribution: ‘Hewett Scholarship’ / Fund Number: Q 69198Click on the Give Online link found in the left column, or by mail:2323 Anderson Ave, Suite 500, Manhattan, KS 66502.And remember to check with your employer to see if your place of business has a matching gift program.
K-State Students and Staff Travel to Midwest Clinic in Chicago, IL
K-State bands students and staff traveled to the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, IL for recruiting and clinics by top professionals. The marching band was also presented with the 2015 Sudler Trophy!
Nominations for 2015 Concert Band Clinic (Jan. 23-25) are now closed. We will notify all band directors by Thanksgiving with a list of accepted students. Choices will be based on instrumentation and your recommendations.
Special Guests for 2014-2015
The Boston Brass
Lance LaDuke, Trombonist and author
Larry Blocher - Director of the School of Music,Troy University
Jim Oliver - Kansas City Music Educator
Phillip Payne - Music Education, Kansas State University
Dave McKee - Director, Marching Virginians - Virginia Tech
Debra Traficante - Associate Director of Bands, Kennesaw State University
Travis Cross - UCLA
Danny Galyen - University of Northern Iowa
Joe Tornello - Boise State University
Brian Silvey - University of Missouri
Linda Huck, Farmington, Missouri
Travis Pardee - Foothills High School, Las Vegas, Nevada
Nov. 30th - Marching Band Concert, 3pm, Ahearn Field House
Dec. 2nd - Wind Ensemble/Brass Ensemble Concert, 7:30pm, McCain Auditorium
Dec. 4th - Wind Symphony/Concert Band Concert, 7:30pm, McCain Auditorium