The Laker Marching Band is committed to fostering individual and collective growth, creating meaningful opportunities to serve, and maintaining a supportive and positive atmosphere. We strive for students to forge lasting relationships and take pride in every performance.

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The GVSU "Pride of the Midwest" Laker Marching Band

Celebrating our 47th season of representing Grand Valley State University with gridiron pageantry, school traditions, and an unwavering support of all our Lakers!

Join the 47th Edition of the "Pride of the Midwest!"

Auditions for the 2022 Laker Marching Band are in progress and will close on July 15! 

High Priority Musicians needed: SOUSAPHONE! 

Audition Registration!




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Summer Information for New and Returning Members

New Member Summer Information Webpage - Please take 30 minutes to read through the information!


Returning Member Summer Information Webpage - Please take 30 minutes to read through the information! 

**Notes for Returners

  • Pregame Music Memorization Pass Off reinstated for 2022 (In Person Pass Off on first day of Band Camp)
  • Band Camp starts on Thursday, August 18 (Move In & Pregame Memorization Pass Off)

Laker Marching Band Calendar

LMB Leadership Summer Clinic

July 8, 2022 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mandatory Summer Clinic for LMB Leadership

Color Guard and Drumline Summer Camp (Day 1)

July 9, 2022 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Mandatory In Person Summer Camp for the LMB Color Guard & Drumline - Day 1 *Room & partial food provided 8:00 - 8:45am - Room Check In 9:00 am - 11:45am - Session I - Haas Center...

Color Guard and Drumline Summer Camp (Day 2)

July 10, 2022 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mandatory In Person Summer Camp for the LMB Color Guard & Drumline - Day 2 *Room & partial food provided 8:00 am - 8:45am - Breakfast (provided) -  Haas Center for Performing Arts...

Woodwind/Brass Laker Marching Band Zoom Audition Date

July 11, 2022 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Woodwind/Brass Zoom Auditions for the Laker Marching Band will be conducted from 6:00-9:00pm.  

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