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Pride Bands

The Pride Marching Band

Missouri State's Pride Bands have achieved national and international acclaim.

Auditions for the bands are open to music majors and non-majors alike, but provide an excellent performance opportunity for music majors.

The Pride Bands have a $2.1 million, 35,000 square foot band hall. The Wehr Band Hall is state-of-the-art and houses the entire band program. It is one of the finest band facilities in the nation.

The University Band program is comprised of 18 bands. They are as follows:

  • The 300 member Pride Marching Band
  • Five concert bands
  • Five jazz bands
  • Two basketball bands
  • Five entertainment ensembles

See the Pride Bands website to learn more about Pride Bands or call 417-836-5454.