The Sound of the Golden Hurricane Marching Band

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Sound of the Golden Hurricane
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School University of Tulsa
Location Tulsa, Oklahoma
Conference American Athletic Conference
Director Mr. Andrew Anderson
Members 104
Fight song "Down the Field"
Uniform Royal Blue, Old Gold, Crimson

The Sound of the Golden Hurricane is the school marching band for the University of Tulsa, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The band is currently under the direction of Mr. Andrew Anderson; overseen by the Director of Instrumental Ensembles, Mr. Richard Wagner. The percussion section of the band is directed by Mr. Chaz ("Uncle Diddles") Chinsethagid, and the band's colorguard is directed by Ms. Della Hernandez. It specializes in performing a variety of music geared to crowd entertainment, and performs in a multitude of styles during TU athletic events. [1] The band performs a different halftime show for almost every home game throughout each football season, and introduced a new pre-game routine in 2013. The Sound will also debut new uniforms during the 2016 season, featuring the first new uniform design for the group since the early 1990s.

The band performs at every home game for the Golden Hurricane football team in Chapman Stadium, as well as selected away games and bowl appearances. The band also performs at many men's and women's basketball games at the University of Tulsa's Reynolds Center. The band has appeared on several Tulsa news stations and ESPN broadcasts of TU football games. The band has performed at several bowl games, including the Independence Bowl, GMAC Bowl, Harvest Bowl, Liberty Bowl, and the inaugural Armed Forces Bowl.

The Sound of the Golden Hurricane is officially considered a part of the TU curriculum: students may earn academic credit for marching in the band, though this is not mandatory for participation.