The University of Montana Grizzly Marching Band
is a select, fun and close-knit group of hardworking, dedicated students. The band is open to everyone on the UM campus regardless of year or major. In fact, it has members of the band from virtually every major and discipline on campus and from almost every corner of the United States
and around the world.
The band has its origins in the late 19th Century and has since created a tradition of excellence lasting into the new millennium. Marching in contemporary corps-style, the program stays on the cutting edge of trends in outdoor music performances. We are one of the most visible organizations on the University of Montana campus, performing at all Grizzly football home games in the newly renovated Washington-Grizzly Stadium with crowds of more than 25,500 fans. The group travels to several conference games in the Northwest and has accompanied the football team to four Division I-AA National Championships in recent years.
The Grizzly Marching Band prides itself on the precision drill and exciting variety of entertaining musical arrangements that are performed each year. Recent halftime performances have included the following themes: The Beatles
, West Side Story, Blues Brothers
, Latin-Jazz, Aaron Copland
, Sounds of the 60's, The Music of Bill Chase, Michael Jackson
, Tribute to America, and many others. In addition to the game day entertainment, we make several appearances in the community each... Read More