EMU Marching Band

Eastern Michigan University Marching Band

The Eastern Michigan University Marching Band is dedicated to enriching the lives and opportunities of its members, the university, and the community. We are committed to providing an environment that is safe, respectful, and inclusive - all are welcome to be a part of our organization. Through our performances, we seek to create exhilarating and memorable experiences for our stakeholders while also providing a spirit-filled atmosphere in support of the success of our athletic teams.

We are the “Pride of the Peninsula” Marching Band.

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General Information

  • About

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    We've moved! Check out our new website! Here you will find more information about the marching band, including:

    • Our history
    • Upcoming events
    • How to join the marching band
    • How to audition for Basketball Pep-Band
    • How to subscribe for the latest updates
    • ...and more!
  • Course Information

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    • Eastern Michigan University Course Information:
      • MUEN149L1 (CRN 12074) for one credit.
      • Rehearsals are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:30–5:30 p.m. and Saturdays prior to games or events.
      • The band provides the following instruments for its members: piccolo, tenor saxophone, mellophone, trombone, baritone, sousaphone, flag, and drumline (snare, quads, bass drum, cymbal)
      • $75 course participation fee
  • Drumline, Guard, and Twirler Audition Information

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    • EMUMB Twirler auditions will take place in the Winter semester. Guard members are not required to audition. Contact Ms. Chelsea Lee, guard instructor, or Mrs. Courtney Smith, twirler instructor, for more information, or check continue to check our website for updates.
    • Drumline auditions are held in the winter semester. Contact drumline instructor, Jason Ihnat, for more information, including training practices that occur leading up to the audition.

EMU Marching Band Staff

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