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2015-2016 First Year HMB Member $1,000 Scholarship Applications Now Available!

You heard me right! 1,000 dollars! 10,000 dimes! 101,549 Yen!

The process is easy. All you have to do is:

1. Apply to NIU 

2. Get Accepted!

3. Follow these Instructions

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Huskie Marching Band Prospective Members Brochure!!!

HMB Band Brochure

Band Day 2015!!!

Band Day will be on September 12th, 2015!

Band Day Invite Letter

2015 Registration Form

Hey Brass Players Check This Out!!!

The brass gym is a great way to improve your skills as a musician. We strongly encourage you to purchase this excellent resource. Better yet, buy one, open it, and practice!

Brass Gym

About the Band

You are invited to join "The Pride of the Midwest" - the NIU Huskie Marching Band!  The members of the band are from every major across campus; you can be a part of over 100 years of our tradition of excellence.  The HMB members love music, are enthusiastic fans of Huskie athletics, and are deeply committed to each other.

The Huskie Marching Band is a select organization whose mission is threefold:

  • Entertain
  • Support
  • Educate

The Huskie Band performs at all university home football games, at select away games, and at post-season bowl games.  The HMB entertains the stadium crowd while both on the field an in the stands.  The Huskie Band also entertains crowds at select parades and university events.  The HMB also supports the Huskie football team.  The band also contributes to the education of members who may become band directors. Students in the Huskie Marching Band have been "defining collegiate life in DeKalb since 1899".