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2021 Alumni Day Registration

Registation for Alumni Band Day (September 11) is now open! Click on this link to register, and please email Alumni Band President JT VanGilder for more information!

2021 Important Information

Course Enrollment Information:

All marching band members must be enrolled (listings below) for "zero" or "one" credit by Monday, August 23.

  • MUSIC 115 (freshman) 
  • MUSIC 411 (upperclassman)
  • MUSIC 846 (graduate student)

Course override informaiton can found using this link.

Band Camp:

Attendance at all Band Camp activites is required by all members.

August 13-14Leadership Team Camp
August 15New Members Report
August 16Veteran Members Report
August 17-20Band Camp Continues with All Members

2021 Fall Events

Save the date for our upcoming 2021 Fall Events! More information will be communicated soon via this website and on our social media pages!

August 13-14KSUMB Leadership Team Camp
August 15-20KSMB Band Camp
Sepetmber 4 vs. StanfordFB vs. Stanford @ AT&T Stadium (Arlington, TX)
September 11 vs. Sourther Illinois All-Star Marching Band,
Alumni Band Day, Band Director Day
September 18 vs. NevadaFort Riley Day
October 2 vs. OklahomaHall of Fame Game
October 16 vs. Iowa StateHarley Day
October 23 Central States Marching Festival
October 30 vs. TCUHomecoming
November 6 @ KUKU Game
November 13 vs. West VirginiaLow Brass Day
November 20 vs. BaylorSenior Day
November 21KSUMB Concert (Ahearn)

2021 Leadership Team

Congrats to our new leadership team! You are all going to do such a wonderful job! 

Leadership List

Leadership Team

Kansas State University Marching Band

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Pride of Wildcat Land. Located at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, the 400+ member "Pride" performs at K-State Wildcat football games in the fall and represents Kansas State University at many other events.  These events include bowl games and pep rallies as well as administrative, Alumni, and Foundation functions.

The K-State Marching Band is under the direction of Dr. Frank Tracz, Director of Bands, and Dr. Alex Wimmer, Assistant Director of Bands.

If you are a prospective student and are interested in obtaining more information about our band program and scholarship information, please click on the "Sign up Now" button to the left, to complete a Prospective Form. This form does not obligate you to K-State nor our program. From this form we are able to send you important information to help you make an informed decision.

Please explore the links to the left to learn more about our history, songs, traditions, personnel, organizations, and other resources of the Kansas State University Marching Band. If you are prospective band member and would like more information complete our online prospective member form, call us at 785-532-3816, or schedule a campus visit!