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!


Uniform and GVSU-Owned Instrument Check In Information Schedule

Uniform Check In Information Schedule

All Members report to the BAND ROOM at your section's scheduled check in time (see below).

Uniform Items for Check In:

  • Uniform Jacket on issued black hangar ($3 replacement fee for hangar)
  • Bibbers on issued black hangar ($3 replacement fee for hangar)
  • LMB Raincoat
  • LMB Shako and Hat Box
  • Sousaphone Beret
  • Color Guard Tunic
  • Color Guard Pants

Uniform Check In Schedule:

  • Monday, December 5
    • 4:00pm - Color Guard, Drumline, Drum Majors
    • 4:30pm - Piccolos, Clarinets
    • 5:00pm - Alto Saxes, Tenor Saxes, Bass Clarinets, Mellophones
  • Wednesday, December 7
    • 4:00pm - Trumpets
    • 4:30pm - Trombones, Baritones, Sousaphones, Baritone Sax

GVSU-Owned Instrument Check In

Members with a GVSU-owned instrument and equipment (Flag/pole, Mellophone, Marching Baritone, Sousaphone, Drumline Instruments) will check in your instrument in the Band Room AFTER you check in your uniform during your scheduled uniform check in time.

  • Color Guard
    • Practice flag and pole
  • Mellophones, Marching Baritones, and Sousaphones
    • Clean out case before check in
    • Oil valves and grease slides before check in
    • Bring case with instrument to check In table
      • Return all equipment check out 
        • Adapter (Mellophone)
        • Lyre (Mellophone & Marching Baritones)
        • Mouthpiece (Any Instrument)
        • Bits (Sousaphone)
        • Neck (Sousaphone)
    • Clean Out Storage Areas (Sousaphones & Drumline)
  • Members in the GVSU Basketball Pep Band will check in instrument, then sign a NEW contract for Check Out

 

 

Laker Marching Band Calendar

LMB Uniform and GVSU-Owned Instrument Check In

December 5, 2022 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Monday, December 5: In Band Room: 4:00pm - Color Guard, Drumline, Drum Majors 4:30pm - Piccolos, Clarinets 4:30pm - Alto Saxes, Tenor Saxes, Bass Clarinets, Mellophones

2023 LMB Leadership Interest Meeting

December 6, 2022 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Zoom Interest Meeting for anyone considering a Leadership position in the 2023 Laker Marching Band! Requirement for Leadership: 1 completed season in the LMB The Zoom Link is...

LMB Uniform and GVSU-Owned Instrument Check In

December 7, 2022 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Wednesday, December 7 In Band Room:  4:00pm - Trumpets 4:30pm - Trombones, Baritones, Sousaphones, Baritone Saxophone

LMB Banquet

December 9, 2022 7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

End of Season Banquet for the Laker Marching Band Members

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Page last modified December 4, 2022