Open to All Students
The presence of the marching band will be an integral part of college life at Evangel. The band will perform at home football games, local parades, and various school events. They will also participate in major trips to nationally-recognized parades.
The Marching Band is open to ALL STUDENTS, regardless of major, and is great way to enhance the campus life experience and foster Valor spirit!
New and returning students – complete the Marching Band Information form to get started!
Earn up to $20,000 per year!
(Final scholarship offer dependent upon skill and ensemble need. The total offer will be comprehensive of all scholarships and grants including academic, fine arts, and other institutional aid.)
Incoming students who participate in the EU Marching Band are eligible to receive a Fine Arts Scholarship. To apply for a scholarship, simply complete the online application below. Apply by May 1 for consideration.
Are you a returning student interested in participating in the EU Marching Band? Complete the Marching Band Information Form to get started. Performance scholarships are available
Do I have to be a music major or minor to be in the marching band?
No. All majors are welcome in the band.
What if I’ve never marched before, or only parade marched?
We have a place for everyone, even those who have never marched on a football field. The marching band will meet a week before school starts so everyone can learn the basics of field/parade marching.
What if I don’t play a marching instrument but still want to be in marching band?
The EU Marching Band has a front ensemble with auxiliary percussion and keyboard instruments (pit). Any student wanting to play piano, marimba, vibraphone, electric bass, or other non-marching equipment can still be a part of the band.
What fees are associated with marching band?
The only yearly expense for you is towards the cleaning of your uniform. First-time band members will pay for their marching shoes. Any extra (non-required) band attire not initially issued (extra polo, jacket, hat, etc.) may also be purchased if desired.
Am I compensated for the time I put in?
Scholarships up to $20,000 are available for members of the EU Marching Band! (Final scholarship offer dependent upon skill and ensemble need. The total offer will be comprehensive of all scholarships and grants including academic, fine arts, and other institutional aid.) Learn more.
Why should I be in marching band?
Marching/athletic bands are the heartbeat of fan support for athletic events. The EU Marching Band will be one of the largest student organizations on campus but maintains a “family” atmosphere with opportunities to make friendships and memories that last a lifetime.
Questions about the EU Marching Band?
Contact the Music Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 417.865.2815 ext. 7211
Questions about Fine Arts Scholarships?
Contact the Admissions Office at email@example.com or 417.865.2815 ext. 7300