Blugold Marching Band

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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The 2019 season marks the 20th anniversary of the rebirth of the modern Blugold Marching Band. The modern BMB began in fall 2000 with a modest, 60-member ensemble and morphed into a vibrant, 475-member collegiate marching band that tours extensively and performs on the world stage.

Life in the BMB

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“Being in the Blugold Marching Band has given me experiences, friendships, and opportunities that I will remember for the rest of my life. The rewarding feelings given to me from being in the Blugold Marching Band are priceless, and I wouldn't give them up for the world.”

— Jenny Egge - Clarinet Rank Lieutenant

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Blugold Marching Band membership is open to UW-Eau Claire students of any major and represents virtually every department on campus.

While music majors are the largest single group in the Blugold Marching Band, 70% of the band members are not music majors.