Auburn University Marching Band, Auburn, AL - United States
For over a century, the Auburn University Marching Band has captivated audiences across the nation with spectacular performances. Whether marching before the home crowd or away, the Auburn Band has attained a position of national distinction and a reputation for excellence second to none.
The Band is under the direction of Dr. Corey Spurlin, assisted by Dr. Doug Rosener. Band members are chosen by audition, and represent virtually every school and curriculum on the Auburn campus. About 75 of the 375 members are music majors preparing for careers as performers or teachers. The band includes members from over twenty states as well as throughout Alabama.
The Auburn Band is housed in Goodwin Hall, a building made possible through the generosity of the James W. Goodwin Family of Birmingham. Outdoors, the band practices on Wilbur “Bodie” Hinton field, one of the finest outdoor band rehearsal facilities in the country.
The Auburn University Marching Band was named the 2004 recipient of the Sudler Intercollegiate Marching Band Trophy, the nation’s highest and most coveted award for college and university marching bands.
Throughout its history, one of the primary goals of the Auburn University Marching Band has been to foster the Auburn Spirit. With more than thirty performances and exhibitions starting early in the fall and extending through the bowl season, the Auburn Band does exactly that