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Join the Pride

For all the returning members and incoming freshmen looking to be part of the 2020-2021 Pride of Wildcat Land, please click HERE and fill out the confirmation form. We will send out more information and updates in the following weeks. We are looking forward to another incredible season!

Go Cats and Go Band!!!

2020 Summer Camp Cancelations Update

In efforts to continue mitigating the spread of COVID-19, our Leadership-Auxiliary Camp (July 12-15) will be 100% online and with no charge to participants! We are excited for this opportunity to still hold camp, welcome the challenges it presents, and cannot wait to be interacting with YOU (from a distance of course)! Regarding refunds, we will be in direct contact with those who have already submitted payments next week. 

Please still register for our online 2020 Leadership-Auxiliary Camp by clicking here. This way we will know how many to expect from each caption to better accommodate the online curriculum for our drum majors, section leaders (or anyone interested in leadership), percussionists, color guard members, and dancers. Stay tuned for more updates regarding the schedule, special guests, and how we are going to facilitate the online component of camp. 

Another reminder that our Summer Music Camp (June 14-18) and 2nd Annual Rehearsal Technique Clinic Day (June 25). Those who have already submitted payments for these events will be contacted directly soon regarding your refund (if not already).

Thank you for your patience and flexibility during these trying and fluid times. We will continue to keep everyone updated with email (to those directly involved with the elements above), postings on our website, and social media pages. Hang tuff, keep smiling, and together we ALL will get through this 

Be safe, stay distant (6-feet to be exact), and keep washing your hands! GO CATS!!!


2020 Newsletter Update

2020 Summer Newsletter 

Good afternoon past, current, and future members/supporters of The Pride of Wildcat Land!
We hope you are all staying healthy and have adjusted to the current circumstances the COVID-19 pandemic has presented. The Band Staff and I are diligently working to continue “business as usual” so that all things “Purple are ready to roll”!
In light of the procedures put in place to keep everyone safe, we will be sending out our spring and summer newsletters via email and post them on our website. If you would like a physical copied mailed to you, please email Dr. Tracz (ftracz@ksu.edu) and we will send you a copy once the university returns to “normal” modes of operation. We will of course keep you posted with updates on our website, via email, and on our social media pages.
Until then, we hope you keep busy making progress on whatever your focus is right now. Sooner than you know it, we will no longer be distant but social in all things school, sports, and BAND! Hang tuff and we will get through this TOGETHER!
Go Cats and Go Band!!!

2020 Alumni Newsletter

2020 Spring Student Newsletter

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!   

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Out-of-state students, check out the MSEP that is available to incoming Fall 2019 students! The program serves to reduce student tuition by a significant amount!!! To apply for the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) at Kansas State University, students must submit the application for admission/scholarships at: apply.ksu.edu

Click the link below to learn more!!!


Fall 2020 KSUMB Schedule-Save the Date!

Save The Dates! - Fall 2020 KSUMB Events

Our fall 2020 marching band events have been finalized! Please save the dates and we will let you know when more information/registrations are available

  • Sept. 5 – K-State vs. Buffalo
  • Sept. 12 – K-State vs. North Dakota - Band Director Day, All Star Marching Band Day
  • Sept. 19 – K-State vs. Vanderbilt - Fort Riley Day
  • Oct. 3 – K-State vs. Texas - Harley Day
  • Oct. 10 – K-State vs. KU - Homecoming
  • Oct. 17 – Central States Marching Festival
  • Nov. 7 – K-State vs. Texas Tech
  • Nov. 21 – K-State vs. Oklahoma State - Senior Day
  • Nov. 22 – KSUMB Luncheon and Concert
  • Dec. 13 – KSUMB Band Banquet


Wildcat fans, Music Educators, Band Directors, and Band parents present and future: The following videos were filmed this past fall in partnership with REW Music in Kansas City along with Bob and Megan Woeppel. This video series was filmed and produced by a professional company out of LA and the result is fantastic. These videos will be used by band directors and music educators across the nation to get students excited about joining band and choosing an instrument to play in school. The KSUMB is proud to be associated with such a terrific project. Thanks to REW Music and music educators everywhere. The videos below will get kids excited about band, will let students learn about a few of the different instruments in the band, examine a day in the life of a college band student, and talk to the parents about the value of music education.
Where Are They Now?What will you play
Starting LineupDay in the Life
For The Parents