University of Hawaii Marching Band

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University of Hawaiʻi Marching Band
School University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa
Location Honolulu, HI
Conference Big West
Founded 1923
Director David M. Blon
Members 250
Website http://www.uhband.hawaii.edu/

The University of Hawaiʻi Rainbow Warrior Marching Band is a marching band for the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa.

History[edit]

The first band at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa was established in 1923. The only university marching band in the state of Hawaii and the biggest student organization on campus performs pregame and halftime at all the Hawaiʻi Warriors football home games at Aloha Stadium, including bowl games, as well as pep band at home games for basketball and volleyball.

General information[edit]

The UH marching band consists of over 250 members. Under the direction of David M. Blon, it is considered a one-credit graded course at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. Students enrolled receive a tuition waiver, with rehearsals three days a week. The band played at the 2008 Sugar Bowl.

Instrumentation includes approximately 16 flutes and piccolos, 19 clarinets, 43 alto/tenor saxophones, 11 French horns, 39 trumpets, 18 trombones, 8 baritones, 18 tubas, 30 percussion and 14 color guard

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