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WikiProject Marching band

Welcome to WikiProject Marching Band! This WikiProject aims to serve as a home to articles related to marching bands and those who contribute to those articles, as well as a forum through which participants can communicate and collaborate on related articles. Through this project, participants seek to add, expand, and improve Wikipedia articles related to marching bands. If you wish to participate, please add yourself to the participant list below.


This project covers all articles that are related to marching bands at all levels, of all styles, and from all locales, with the sincere aim to avoid bias towards any particular type. Articles within the scope of this project include, but are not limited to, marching bands, marching styles, instrumentation, parades, venues, activities, and competitions. Beyond these non-limiting suggestions, the scope of WikiProject Marching band is determined by you, the participant.

Family Tree[edit]

WikiProject Marching band is a proud descendant of its parents, WikiProject Music and WikiProject Organizations. Its grandparent is WikiProject Arts. Its siblings are WikiProject Drum Corps and WikiProject Pipe Bands. WikiProject College football lives across the street.

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If you wish to participate in this project, please sign your name below. If you have any particular areas of interest or expertise, please include these after your signature. If you wish to invite others to participate, please do so using {{Invite WikiProject Marching Band}}.

  1. Penguin0267 Member WCHS Marching Band
  2. Jbjazzfan - American Fork Marching Band Member
  3. Littledrummrboy 21:01, 23 June 2007 (UTC)
  4. AUTiger » talk 17:17, 25 June 2007 (UTC)
  5. bdesham  – I'm afraid I may not be able to add much content, but I'm your guy for polish, copyediting, and wikification :-)
  6. Bassgoonist Talk 14:05, 2 July 2007 (UTC)
  7. Upholder 20:10, 2 July 2007 (UTC)
  8. Group29 21:09, 2 July 2007 (UTC)
  9. Rocksanddirt 02:29, 5 July 2007 (UTC) - I don't know how much I'll be able to add, but I'll try....
  10. Sherwelthlangley 05:46, 18 July 2007 (UTC)
  11. Dennibr 15:22, 28 July 2007 (UTC)
  12. Stephenjoshd 17:45, 29 July 2007 (UTC)
  13. Smnyst 21:12, 12 August 2007 (UTC)
  14. Mark Sublette 17:37, 27 August 2007 (UTC)Mark SubletteMark Sublette 17:37, 27 August 2007 (UTC)
  15. Refusetobesilenced 14:41, 11 November 2007 (UTC)
  16. Phi*n!x 19:43, 16 November 2007 (UTC) When I get the time, I tend to work on wikification and standardization of articles. But alas, I don't often get the time.
  17. Redlegsfan21 19:02, 2 January 2008 (UTC)
  18. Dbalash 23:55, 10 January 2008 (UTC)
  19. Brad Halls 2/2/2008. Marching Percussion.
  20. Ryan Mulvey 2/2/2008. Drummajoring (Parade & Field Conducting) & Southern California Marching Tradition
  21. Kurt Weber (Go Colts!) 02:59, 2 March 2008 (UTC) Instructor, statistical analyst, historian
  22. Mynameisnotpj (talk) 02:28, 1 April 2008 (UTC)
  23. Fliry Vorru (talk) 05:14, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
  24. Hypomyxolydian (talk) 00:18, 28 April 2008 (UTC)
  25. rudeboy 13
  26. Ktr101 Former member of the University of Massachusetts Lowell Riverhawk Marching Band and the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band. Kevin Rutherford (talk) 15:51, 19 June 2008 (UTC)
  27. itinerant_tuna (talk)
  28. hornplayer2
  29. Genius00345 Member, Marching Mizzou
  30. CMUJoiseyBoy Alumnus, Chippewa Marching Band
  31. Musicianman11 (talk) Mellophone Player
  32. GreenGorgon Head Drum Major, Spirit of Gold, Vanderbilt University. Available for any content regarding marching technique or drum majoring.
  33. jamesy_ugfb Secretary of the Ulster Grenadiers Flute Band N.Ireland, Available for information on marching 'Blood and Thunder styles' melody and on instruments Bb flute and High/low Tension snare drums.
  34. Nhdrumline11 Member, North Hills High School Marching Band (specifically the North Hills drumline). I may be able to help describe the Big Ten-style of marching and help create articles for Pittsburgh-area high school marching bands, but I will not vouch for anyone but the North Hills Band.
  35. Awesometubagirl
  36. Biosci01 Alto Sax, Drum Major
  37. Micronaut1 Alumnus, SMU Mustang Band
  38. Nomad2u2001 Member, East Carolina University Marching Pirates
  39. newsoftheworld123 Alumnus, Band of the Fighting Irish Newsoftheworld123 (talk) 05:07, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
  40. lawvol Former Member, University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Marching Band, Blogger, Freelance Sports Writer, Graphic Designer; Would like to do something related to Circle Drills and/or use of marching charts. Lawvol (talk) 16:42, 6 April 2010 (UTC)
  41. crayolatwo Current senior member, University of Wisconsin Marching Band, clarinet. Crayolatwo (talk) 13:22, 1 July 2010 (UTC)
  42. User:Wingdude88 Trombone Section Leader and Low Brass Section Leader, Pride of Westmoreland Marching Band--The Wing Dude, Musical Extraordinaire 04:34, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
  43. squeeksrocks Former drum major and current drum major instructor for East Peoria High School Marching Band. 06:40, 13 December 2010 (UTC)
  44. Willhud08 Current member, MIT Marching Band. 12:21, 26 December 2010 (UTC)
  45. vie_ascenseur Marching Brass, Nexus Drum & Bugle Corps 07:55 26 January 2011 (UTC)
  46. User:Rifelpet
  47. GlaciesofPacis Soon-to-be-alumni member of the Georgia Tech Marching Band. Added 25 April 2011.
  48. Iluvmarchingband. Northwestern High School Marching Band. Oh, and if you where wondering, yeah, I have my own username for this.
  49. PrideM36. - Current member of the Pride of Burke County. ( for details) Can help with Georgia class 3-AAA Marching Competitions if necessary.
  50. ashquarter8. - Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band member for Alto Saxophone (3rd in the nation 2011, 1st in NJ 2011, Color Guard 1st in the World 2011) (2012 championships not held yet)
  51. atchemey. - Not a member of any marching band, but very keen. Michigan State University student, plays trombone and baritone, sings bari-bass.
  52. RHarbor Member, Spirit of America Band
  53. BassHero55 (Me parlez) Member, Kempner High School Marching Band
  54. Nosaj544 (talk · contribs) joined 29 August 2014, member of Marching Mizzou
  55. User:Azndrumsticks Currently a Senior in High School. Eternal Marching Band Member for life. Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, and Percussion. Azndrumsticks (talk) 01:42, 31 March 2016 (UTC)


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Related articles[edit]

Many articles fit within the scope of this WikiProject. The following categories may serve as a guide:

Additionally, the following navigational templates contain articles within the scope of this project:

As this is currently a new WikiProject, please help expand it by adding the project template found below to the talk page of articles that fall within the project.

Articles needing work[edit]

Please list articles that you believe need work under this heading so that other participants may hopefully expand them.

  1. Oregon Marching Band - Currently a B- Class.
  2. Oregon State University Marching Band - Currently Stub Class.
  3. Washington State University Cougar Marching Band - Currently Stub Class.
  4. University of Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band - Currently C Class needs citation and clean-up.
  5. Marching Jayhawks - Currently C class, needs clean up and more than just history.
  6. University of Colorado, Boulder "Golden Buffalo" Marching Band - Currently Stub Class.
  7. The Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band - Currently a Start Class.
  8. University of Washington Husky Marching Band - previous was a full copyvio from the band's website. Currently a start class.
  9. Barnstable High School Marching Band - Previous versions have been nominated for deletion with no attention payed to other high school bands
  10. The Power Sound of the South - stub only

Articles needing creation[edit]

Please list articles you believe are within the scope of this project but do not yet exist. Please see comments on the discussion page regarding naming conventions for school and university bands.

You may also wish to add articles fitting into the above two categories to this article's to-do list, located on the talk page. For articles that are part of deletion discussions please list at Wikipedia:WikiProject_Marching_band/DeletionNotices.

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