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2015-2016 First Year HMB Member $1,000 Scholarship Applications Now Available!

You head me right! 1,000 dollars! 10,000 dimes! 101,549 Yen!

The process is easy. All you have to do is:

1. Apply to NIU 

2. Get Accepted!

3. Follow these Instructions

If you have any questions, please contact us at band@niu.edu

Marquis Hill!

Some great news about one of our alumni, Marquis Hill.  Marquis teaches at NIU jazz camps and collaborates with our faculty, and many of you likely know him from his undergrad days (BM 2009 in music ed).  Read the links below for more information on the competition.  Congratulations to Marquis!
  
 

2014 HMB Year End DVD Order Form!

Order form

About the Band

You are invited to join "The Pride of the Midwest" - the NIU Huskie Marching Band!  The members of the band are from every major across campus; you can be a part of over 100 years of our tradition of excellence.  The HMB members love music, are enthusiastic fans of Huskie athletics, and are deeply committed to each other.

The Huskie Marching Band is a select organization whose mission is threefold:

  • Entertain
  • Support
  • Educate

The Huskie Band performs at all university home football games, at select away games, and at post-season bowl games.  The HMB entertains the stadium crowd while both on the field an in the stands.  The Huskie Band also entertains crowds at select parades and university events.  The HMB also supports the Huskie football team.  The band also contributes to the education of members who may become band directors. Students in the Huskie Marching Band have been "defining collegiate life in DeKalb since 1899".