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Fall 2022 K-State Marching Band Information

We welcome you to the K-State Band program.  If you are interested in playing with the Marching Band or the Cat Bands, please read the Summer Newsletter below for more information and registration using our online form.  If you have any questions, please e-mail me at - ftracz@ksu.edu

You can read more about our complete Band program from the May 2022 SUMMER NEWSLETTER.

Fall 2022 Concert Ensemble Audition Information

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All woodwind and brass students auditioning for a Fall 2022 Concert Ensemble will meet on Monday, August 22 at 3:30pm in McCain 201 for a mandatory meeting (auditions will begin immediately after this meeting). There will be no “official” audition time sign-up; everyone needs to audition on Monday, August 22.

Please arrive early to your audition with everything you need prior to your audition (warmed-up, instrument assembled, audition music in hand, etc.).

Audition results will be posted by 3:30pm on Wednesday, August 24th outside of the Band Office. Folders can be picked up at that time and ensemble rehearsals will begin on Monday, August 29th.

Concert Ensemble Audition Schedule | Monday, August 22, 2022

Time:

Instrument:

Location:

3:30-5:30pm

 

Flute

McCain 132-Dr. White’s Office

Oboe

McCain 233-Dr. Morris’ Office

Clarinet

McCain 310-Dr. Guffey’s Office

Bassoon

McCain 126-Dr. Maxwell’s Office

Saxophone

All-Faiths Chapel

Trumpet

McCain 223-Dr. Kilgore’s Office

Horn

McCain 125-Dr. Kerstetter’s Office

Trombone

McCain 124-Dr. Hinman’s Office

Euphonium/Tuba

McCain 005-Dr. Maxwell’s Office

Wabash on the Prairie

Wabash on the Prairie Event Flyer

KFRM’s “On The Front Porch"

Check out the interview Dr. Tracz did with Rocky from KFRM’s “On The Front Porch"

They discussed:
- "Who is Dr. Tracz”
- Different bands and the atmosphere they create
- The Marching Band and Gameday Experience
- The Tracz Family Band Hall

Fundraising now OPEN! 

We're excited to announce that the K-State Band Hall facility project is finally underway. We're so happy that the we will receive a new and well-deserved home. Renovating the northwest side of Memorial Stadium will bring the entire Band together under one roof!

We know that so many of you have been looking forward to contributing to this project and we appreciate all your dedication to the Pride of Wildcat Land.

Donate Now!

Give a gift online and help the Band get one step closer to their new home!

Learn more!

"Everybody loves a home, and everybody deserves a home. This would be ours." -Frank Tracz

Engineering Students Have Rhythm

"The Kansas State University Marching Band, known as the Pride of Wildcat Land, has always seen its fair share of students from the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering among its ranks. This year, a pair of engineering seniors are helping lead the band."

Click here for the full article featuring two of our drum majors, Gillian Falcon and Ben Murdck.

In-State Tuition for Missouri Residents

Live in Missouri and want to join the K-State Band Program? K-State has received approval for Missouri full-time undergraduate students to receive the resident tuition rate for fall 2021. All first-time freshmen or transfer students receive this rate. More details

Come join the K-State Band Family!