Welcome to Idaho State University Athletic Bands!

Also known as the Spirit of ISU, the Athletics Bands at Idaho State are the most dedicated, visible, and energetic organizations at Idaho State University. Whether we are at a football, basketball game or pep rally, the athletic bands are there to exhibit pride and school spirit at every event. Fans welcome the powerful performances, and members love being involved with something great where they can develop friendships that will last a lifetime. We hope that you will be part of our proud tradition and exciting future! Go Bengals!

Bengal Drumline

Drumline Auditions
Saturday, July 19, 2014 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Auditions for the Bengal Drumline will be held the Saturday following the Marching Arts Academy camp. All incoming and current ISU Drumline members are encouraged to attend the MAA camp as it will be great preparation for the Saturday audition. The auditions are held in a clinic format where you will be able to audition on one or more instrument as the audition progresses.

Final Placement Audition
Band Camp Orientation • Saturday, August 16, 2014
Final decisions regarding drum assignments will be made during band camp orientation.

Drumline Audition Music
Please prepare for whichever instruments you are interested in. Keep in mind that there are limited spots so preparing for more than one instrument will likely benefit you. Memorization will not be required. Bass drum applicants will be asked to read on a variety of bass drum parts. If you have any questions regarding the audition process you may contact Director of Athletic Bands, Kevin York at at: yorkkevi@isu.edu



Over $100,000 in scholarship money is available each year to music majors and non-music majors enrolled in ISU performing groups.

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Common Questions

Many students have the same questions as you do when thinking about joining the band. Here are some answers to the most common questions.

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Contact us

ISU Athletic Bands • Kevin York, Director
921 South 8th Avenue • Pocatello, ID 83209
Office (208) 282-2748 • Fax (208) 282-4884
Email: isubands@isu.edu