Big Red Marching Band
The Big Red Marching Band performs for all Hilltopper football games, at campus and community events as well as select area marching contests. Membership in the Big Red Marching Band is open to anyone who has previously participated in a marching band regardless of academic major. The Big Red Marching Band rehearses on Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the fall semester from 3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. with additional dress rehearsals on performance days. Every student who enrolls in the marching band is eligible for at least a $1000 stipend for the fall semester. For more information about the marching band at Western Kentucky University, contact Dr. Gary Schallert or Dr. Matthew McCurry.