Band Day

Band Day

Band Day

Band Day



OCTOBER 17, 2015

The Mu Kappa Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi and the Laker Marching Band invite YOU to the Annual GVSU High School Band Day on Saturday, October 17, 2015 as the Lakers of Grand Valley take on the Huskies of Michigan Tech University!

Come take a tour of the Allendale Campus and be apart of the action with the National Championship Laker Football Team as the 2015 GVSU Band Day musicians perform in a powerful mass band with the GVSU "Pride of the Midwest!"

Letter and Application

The deadline for applications has passed. We look forward to seeing you at Band Day!


ALL participants must bring their own instrument or flag, lyre and flip folder. GVSU will not provide any instrument or flag, lyres or flip folders for the Band Day Event.

GVSU will transport any instrument cases to the field for the participants. All cases taken to the field must be picked up after the half-time performance.


Each band can purchase the following musical selections that will be performed during the 2015 Band Day Halftime Show or music will be provided the day of the event:

Starships - arr. Tom Wallace / JW Pepper, $60

Fireball - arr. Tom Wallace / JW Pepper, $65

GVSU Band Day Costs

The cost of attendance for a student is $30. 

This includes the following

  1. Pizza Dinner
  2. One (1) ticket to the football game
  3. Your Band Day T-shirt.

Guests can purchase football tickets ($13/per person) for the game on the 2015 GVSU Band Day Application Form. Every guest attending the football game will need to purchase a ticket.

Guests can purchase a dinner ticket ($10/per person) on the 2015 GVSU Band Day Application. The meal is optional.

GVSU Band Day Additional Information

Applications with check (one per high school) must be returned by the director or their appointee by Friday, October 9, 2015. Checks made out to: 2015 GVSU Band Day

If you have any questions please free to contact us by phone at (616)-331-2942, or by email at

Majorette Information

1) Majorettes will be placed around the field and not as a group.

2) Each majorette will prepare you OWN routine for each song. 

3) Song #1 - Starships (click on link for audio track) 
This song will feature one (1) baton work.

4) Song #2 - Fireball (click on link for audio track) 
This song will feature two (2) baton work if possible or one (1) baton work. 

All majorette participants can contact Moriah Muscaro if you have any questions. Moriah's e-mail:


GVSU Band Day Schedule



10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Registration at Performing Arts Center Marching Band Field

Optional guided tour of Allendale Campus or interviews with LMB members.

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Laker Marching Band Rehearsal at Performing Arts Center Marching Band Field. Open rehearsal. ALL encouraged to attend!

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Mandatory Rehearsal with Laker Marching Band

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pizza Dinner at field and Change into High School Band Uniform

5:30 PM

Line up with the Laker Marching Band behind the PAC field to prepare for march to Lubber's Stadium

6:00 PM

Arrive at Lubber's Stadium

7:00 PM

Kick off - Tiffin University vs. GVSU GO LAKERS!