Marching Band

The Drake University Marching Band provides students the opportunity to participate in the flash and fanfare of a high-quality marching program while being involved in the exciting atmosphere that is college football. This one hundred-member, corps style band performs in historic Drake Stadium for all home football games as well a variety of other campus activities throughout the Fall semester. The Marching Band, which is open to all interested students, enjoys campus-wide participation by students from numerous academic majors. Performances by the marching band feature fast-paced, high-energy, pop music including Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, Bill Chase, Stevie Wonder and Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine.

Fine Arts News
September 22, 2016
The Drake University Chamber Choir, choirs from four Des Moines area high schools, and a professional orchestra will perform Gabriel Faure’s well-known Requiem at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
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