2019 Music Dept. Audition Day is Jan 26th

Bulldog Beat Trumpet player - PHOTO BY CARY EDMONDSON

The 2019 Audition Day for the Music Department is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Department of Music lobby. Parking is in Lot P1 across from the University High School. The Fresno State Department of Music Audition Day provides prospective students an opportunity to audition for department faculty and become eligible for departmental scholarships. […]

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VIDEO – The movement of music: The journey of a Deaf color guard student

Jen Rhodes

Deaf studies major and philosophy minor Jen Rhodes became deaf as a teenager. Color guard was a path they originally took for their mom and a friend, but it became their passion — even after the music was gone. Here is Jen’s story…  Thank you to interpreter Kristen Del Rosario and the Fresno State Services […]

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Fall tradition returns with ‘Band Spectacular’ concert

Fresno State Marching Band (Photo by Cary Edmondson)

The Fresno State Jazz Orchestra, Fresno State Wind Orchestra, and Bulldog Marching Band combine for the “Band Spectacular” at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 19th at the Fresno State Concert Hall. The fall tradition continues as three of Fresno State’s finest ensembles unite for an evening of music both inside the Concert Hall and on the […]

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Bulldog Marching band partners with Yamaha for percussion instruments

Fresno State Marching Band Percussion section

The Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band announced it will perform exclusively on Yamaha percussion instruments as part of an agreement with the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments. As part of the partnership, Yamaha will also provide teaching instruments to music education students. Yamaha equipped the 220-member Bulldog Marching Band with 9300 Series snare drums, 8300 Series multi-toms and bass drums […]

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Bulldog Marching Band helps build excitement, on and off the field

Bulldog Marching Band

The dedicated students who perform in the Bulldog Marching Band come from various backgrounds, representing nearly every academic major on campus. Participation is extra-curricular, with students committing six to eight hours of practice each week – in addition to their class work, performance and travel time. To recruit and retain the most talented students, scholarships are critical.

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Bulldog Marching Band’s ‘Wicked’ performance to air at national conference

bulldog marching band

  The College Band Directors National Association will present the Bulldog Marching Band’s performance of selections from the hit Broadway show “Wicked” at their National Conference March 16-18 in Kansas City, Mo. The Bulldog Marching Band was one of only eight Division I marching bands chosen by a jury for this honor, which is given based on […]

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Fresno State Focus for Oct. 12

This week’s Fresno State Focus airs at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12. Student anchors Kaile Hunt and Alexis Govea will speak with a member of the Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band about their performance at Sunday’s Raiders game in the O.co Coliseum. The show will also take us through a day in the life of […]

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Join the Alumni Band for homecoming Oct. 14

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band is recruiting past members for its alumni band to perform during the Bulldogs’ football homecoming game against San Diego State Friday, Oct. 14. The alumni band is open to former members who will get free admission to the game and a free T-shirt. The alumni […]

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Bulldog Marching Band, Army ROTC to participate in Raiders game

~ By Tom Uribes, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Fresno State’s Army ROTC Bulldog Battalion and the Bulldog Marching Band will be on the field at O.co Coliseum in Oakland on Sunday, Oct. 9, for the NFL game between the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers. A five-cadet ROTC detail will make a return performance for National […]

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