The original band at Colorado State was formed in 1901 with only 13 members. From this humble beginning, CSU is now home to the Wind Symphony, the Symphonic Band, the Concert Band, the CSU Marching Band, the Basketball Pep Band, and the Presidential Pep Band.
The popular CSU Marching Band will once again kick off the holiday season as they lead the way at the 41st annual 9News Parade of Lights in downtown Denver. Parade watching in Denver The Parade of Lights takes place on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. The band’s […]
Last month during a mid-week rehearsal, the CSU Marching Band abruptly switched gears, stopping in the middle of learning drill to play the Coast Guard song, “Semper Paratus.” At the time, the reason was only known by Director Dr. Richard Frey who had previously received a special letter from one of the three people watching from […]
Sometimes, it’s all about the numbers. In the first six weeks of the 2015 season, 230 CSU Marching Band members – including 24 color guard, 24 Golden Poms, and 33 percussionists – led by 24 section leaders, 3 drum majors, and 5 graduate teaching assistants have followed the instruction of 3 directors and faculty, logging […]