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.

For Info on the Junior Dance Clinic (grades K-9):

Junior Classy Cat Clinic - click for paper registration

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Online Registration

Who:               All girls, grades K-9 (will be divided into age groupings)

What:             A fun-filled day of spirit and dance with the talented KSU Classy Cats, followed by a chance of a lifetime performance at the KSU vs. Oklahoma Women’s Basketball game at 7:00 PM.

When:             Saturday, February 21, 2015

Where:            Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex – Small Gym, KSU Campus

Cost:               $25.00 per participant (price includes clinic, t-shirt, snacks and ticket for the game)

Time:                 2:00pm-4:30pm (Dance Clinic)

                          4:00pm (Performance for parents at the KSU )

                          7:00pm (Optional Basketball game and half-time performance at Bramlage Coliseum)

Parents are welcome to attend a special performance at the end of the afternoon clinic, featuring the KSU Classy Cats and all clinic participants.

Participants will be admitted free to the basketball game. 

K-State vs. Oklahoma 7 PM • Saturday, February 21  • Bramlage Coliseum

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 Scholarship
GOAL: $75,000 to endow the three drum major positions
HOW TO DONATE: Please give generously by check, gift, stock transfer, or pledge:
KSU Foundation    http://www.found.ksu.edu    1-800-432-1578
Designate your contribution: ‘Hewett Scholarship’ / Fund Number: Q 69198

Click 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.

Midwest Group
Sudler Group

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

Read More Here


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

Upcoming Events:

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