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 Marching Band

The Idaho State University Bengal Marching Band performs at all home football games and at various pep rallies throughout the fall semester. The band rehearses MWF from Noon-1:50 and students from all degree programs are welcome to join. To register, students should add MUSP 1179 to their class schedule. Auditions for scholarship are held the last Saturday in February or by appointment throughout the spring and summer. For more information please click JOIN and fill out the online form.

Stay up to date!
We will be posting important information throughout the season and all year long to our Facebook page. Make sure you like our page for the latest news and information. And of course, chat with other band members, upload photos, ask questions and generally keep track of all things marching band!



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