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Welcome the official web site of the Cornell University Big Red Marching Band, the Only REAL Marching Band in the Ivy League!

About Us

To join our ranks, send an email to our publicity chairs, Emily Grigg ( and Shan Parikh ( with your name, preferred contact method, and instrument. We always welcome new members, no matter your experience or year in school. Our section leaders can even help you learn a new instrument!

North Campus Concert

The band plays in front of RPCC during its annual early morning march to north campus.



2018 Auditions for the BRMB will be held on August 18th and 19th from 12 to 4pm at Fischell Band Center. You can stay for as long or short as you'd like, and if you don't have an instrument we will provide it. All experience levels are welcome! Hope to see you there!


In case you haven't heard, the Nines, our current venue for First Night, is closing. Help us pick a new location for future First Nights by voting here!


This year's Giving Day is right around the corner, on March 20th! Giving Day is one of the band's biggest fundraisers of the year, so don't forget to #remembertheband, and click here! to donate!

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