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IT'S TIME TO GET READY FOR THE BOOM

A LEGACY 141 YEARS IN THE MAKING

2021 Performance Schedule

Drum Major Amanda Thomas
HMB Sousaphone Player

Auditions

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HMB Drumline Snare Player

Hawkeye Drumline

The heartbeat of the Hawkeye Marching Band.

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HMB Tenor Saxophone Player

Media

Sights and Sounds of the Hawkeye Marching Band

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News

Hawkeye Marching Band on the practice field

Hawkeye marching band ready to get back to Kinnick after a year away

College football sounded different last season. Kinnick Stadium was quiet. This year, the music is back. The Hawkeye Marching Band is back after a year away in 2020. ”I cannot describe how much last year really hurt,” senior sousaphone player Reese Thornburg said. “It’s gonna be so incredible to be back in the stadium.”
collage of photos of HMB alum Kelly Enstrom and friends

New Instruments Honor Memory of Former Hawkeye Marching Band Member

When piccolo player Kelly Enstrom died this past fall, college friends rallied to raise funds in her honor.
Kate Weldon

UI senior makes strides as university bands’ first female band manager

University of Iowa senior Kate Weldon has been working hard this past year as the band manager for the School of Music, overseeing the school’s concert bands and the Hawkeye Marching Band.