Eagle Marching Band

Eagle Marching Band

The Eagle Marching Band meets during the fall semester on the Raymond Campus. Hinds is exceedingly proud of its marching band, and rightfully so. Week after week the band dazzles audiences with its halftime shows, featuring the finest precision corps-style marching, playing, choreography and color guard work. A tradition of quality and excellence in performance is fueled by the intense personal pride of Eagle Band members, who not only share group honors, but individual successes as well. Many Eagle musicians have participated in such acclaimed organizations as the Mississippi Lions All-State Band, The USA Honor Band, The All-South Honor Band, as well as internationally known drum corps such as Phantom Regiment, Spirit of Atlanta, Blue Devils, Skyryders, Blue Coats, Cavaliers, Carolina Crown, Troopers and many others.

The Eagle Band has appeared in parades and halftime exhibitions in cities such as New Orleans, St. Louis, Buffalo, Colorado Springs and Pasadena. Honor trips have been made to the Sugar Bowl, Gator Bowl, Hall of Fame Bowl and the Bands of America Regional Competition among others. The band's reputation as a powerhouse among community college bands is also apparent locally, where it performs regularly in area parades and in exhibition at high school marching festivals.

Rehearsal time for the Eagle Marching Band is kept to a minimum, as most members are not music majors and many have jobs. The Eagle Band rehearses from 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Football games are usually on Thursday nights, with an occasional Saturday game and exhibition. All wind players participate in a private lesson and color guard/percussion sections rehearse about an hour once a week until midterm.

To become a member of the Eagle Marching Band or other ensembles, please fill out an online band application. (http://forms.hindscc.edu/Band/BandApplication.aspx)

For more information about becoming a member of the Hi-Steppers danceline, click here or visit www.hindscc.edu/histeppers.

Click here for audition dates and information.

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