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Marian University Marching Knights

The "Marching Knights" is one of the premier ensembles on campus and is comprised of students from a variety of majors.  The band is an integral part of the tradition and spirit of game days!  The Marching Knights utilize a variety of drill design and choreography focusing on Big Ten style shows.  

The Marching Knights perform in various events each year:

  • Home football games
  • NFL games
  • NAIA Championship games
  • Bands of America Exhibition Performances
  • Marian University Campus events

How to Join the Band!

  • You can join the band in just 2 easy steps:

    1.  Fill out this short form so we can get to know you better

    2.  Register for MUS 103 for either .5 or 1 credit

    If you have any questions please reach out to Director of Bands, Dr. Spangler.

Frequently Asked Questions

Rehearsal Times:
Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Course Number:
MUS 103

Do I have to audition?
There are NO auditions required, you just have to sign up!

Do I have to be a music major?
No, the band is comprised of students from all majors!

Does Marian provide instruments?
Yes, all instruments are provided.

Is there a cost to participate?
No, there are no fees or costs to participate.

Is there a large time commitment?
No, the time commitment is minimal with 2 rehearsals a week and 4-7 performances in the semester.

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