#MarchLikeALaker in 2018

We are gearing up for the 2018 marching season! Sign up for an audition TODAY to #MarchLakeALaker in 2018!

Find out more information on our brass/woodwind, color guard, and drumline auditions.

Freshman Orientation Reminder

  1. Please visit the GVSU Music table when you arrive at Henry Hall on your summer orientation date. Our representative at the table will be able to help you with any questions your may have.
  2. Inform your summer orientation advisors that you ARE a member of the Laker Marching Band when planning your fall schedule.
  3. Register for marching band (MUS 107 Section 01 or Section 02) for your fall schedule. Marching band is a 1 credit class. Those auditioning for Drumline and have an orientation before May 21 need to keep the marching band time open (M,W,F 4-5:50 & Tuesday 6-7:30pm) in your fall schedule and can add the class after a successful audition.
  4. Mandatory Uniform Fitting - ALL Woodwind & Brass members from 3-5pm on your orientation date in the Haas Center for the Performing Arts, room 1300.

**Please remember that MUS 107 is a tuition refund class, only if you register for more than 15 credits in the fall. After you pay for the additional credit(s) above 15, one of the credits above 15 becomes the marching band credit, and you will be refunded the full 1 credit tuition amount in November. Any questions concerning this policy, please contact Dr. Martin at or call 616-328-1500.

Audition Information

Woodwinds & Brass:

Video auditions for all 2018 Woodwind and Brass positions are accepted through August 1. "Big" need for Sousaphone players! Please click the link below for information and to submit your video.

Woodwind/Brass Audition Information


The deadline to register for the 2018 LMB Drumline auditions is May 18. Drumline auditions will take place May 19 and May 20.

Drumline Audition Information

Color Guard:

Auditions for the 2018 Laker Marching Band Color Guard have concluded. We hope you will audition for the 2019 Color Guard. the 2019 Color Guard audition registration will open December 1, 2018.

Color Guard Audition Information

Any questions regarding the audition process, please contact Dr. John Martin at:

Summer Information for New and Returning Members

A.  NEW Member Summer Information:

All New Members of the 2018 Laker Marching Band CLICK HERE!

Pleas take 30 minutes to read through all the Summer Information!

B.  RETURNING Member Summer Information:

All Returning Members of the 2018 Laker Marching Band CLICK HERE!

Pleas take 30 minutes to read through all the Summer Information!
**Please note that there is a new Pregame B and that Show #1 is required to be memorized.

Current News

2018 LMB Drumline Members

May 23, 2018

Announcing the 2018 Laker Marching Band Drumline (as of 5/23/18). We have a few more auditions to go! Congrats to all!

"Voice of the Laker Marching Band" Auditions

May 18, 2018

The GVSU "Pride of the Midwest" Laker Marching Band is seeking an energetic and dedicated partner to be the "Voice of the GVSU Laker Marching Band" and an ambassador for the band for the 2018 fall season.

"76 Trombones" with the GVSU Laker Marching Band

May 15, 2018

High School (Grade 9-12) Trombonists are invited to join the GVSU Laker Marching Band on Saturday, September 22, 2018 performing "76 Trombones" at half time of the Michigan Tech vs. GVSU football game on Saturday, September 22, 2018. 

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