When do the Marching Blazers rehearse?
The marching band rehearses on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3:30-5:15. Various sections meet before and after the regularly scheduled times and are set by the instructor/section leader. The band also rehearses before performances. Parents are always welcome to come watch the process! What your kids do is truly amazing!
Outdoor rehearsals are at New Intramural Fields, located on 6th Ave S and 12th Street S across from the football operations building.
Are there instruments available for checkout?
Yes. The marching band has certain instruments available for checkout such as Mellophones, French Horns, Baritones, Euphoniums, and Tubas. There is a $25 rental fee for the year.
Is class credit available for Band?
Students are required to register for Marching Band (MUP 232) in order to participate. Students attending Jefferson State Community College are also able to join the Marching Blazers (MUL 198)
How much does it cost to march?
Besides the cost of the tuition for the class, the cost is inexpensive. Students are required to pay small fees for a Marching Blazers T-Shirt and Shorts, a uniform rental fee. Other items that are options (but have a fee) are Marching Blazers cap, black marching shoes, locker rental fee, and instrument rental fee. One pair of black gloves is given to each student free of charge.
Are scholarships available for the Marching Blazers?
Yes. For more information on scholarships, please visit the scholarship area of the Prospective Students section of the website.