The region’s only collegiate marching band marches in drum corps style.
The Wilkes University Marching Band is one of the most visible groups on campus, performing at home football games and other on- and off-campus events.
Students of all majors are welcome to participate in the Marching Colonels. No audition is necessary. A one-week band camp will precede the fall 2015 semester.
The Drum Majors of the Marching Colonels are, Sofia Soares, Drum Major, senior Pharmacy major, and Martina Barna, Assistant Drum Major, senior Chemistry major. Sofia and Martina will serve as the on-field leadership and conductors of the Marching Colonels as they take the field for their second season in fall, 2015.
Halftime show music: From the Broadway musical Newsies.
- Carrying the Banner
- King of New York
- Seize the Day
Wilkes University Marching Colonels Tentative Performance Schedule:
|September 11, 2015||Delaware Valley||7:00 p.m.||Home|
|October 3, 2015||Widener (Homecoming)||1:00 p.m.||Home|
|October 4, 2015||Collegiate Marching Festival||All Day||J. Birney Crum Stadium|
|October 17, 2015||Professional Recording on the Field||TBA||Home|
|October 24, 2015||Lebanon Valley||1:00 p.m.||Home|
|October 31, 2015||Stevenson||12:00 p.m.||Home|
|November 7, 2015||TOB Championship Exhibition||All Day||West Shore Stadium|
|November 14, 2015||King's College||12:00 p.m.||Away|
|November 21, 2015||Wilkes-Barre Christmas Parade||TBA||Downtown Wilkes-Barre|
For more information or to express your interest in joining, contact:
Dr. Philip G. Simon
Director of Bands