IT'S TIME TO GET READY FOR THE BOOM

A LEGACY 142 YEARS IN THE MAKING

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Drum Major Amanda Thomas
HMB Sousaphone Player

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Take the field with 270 of your best friends.

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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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Christian Frankl

Student Spotlight: Hawkeye Marching Band selects new drum major

Christian Frankl wanted to be a Big 10 drum major for as long as he could remember, and this spring, his dream came true. While studying abroad in Scotland, Frankl spent time out on the grassy hills of Edinburgh practicing his mace routines in preparation to fly back to Iowa City and audition for the desired position.
Tyler Strickland conducting in Kinnick Stadium

Ready to direct on the field, in the performance hall

Tyler Strickland will graduate having conducted the Hawkeye Marching Band on some of the biggest stages: Kinnick Stadium, a Big Ten Championship game, and the Citrus Bowl.
Members of the Hawkeye Drumline in performance

Ready For a Boom on One Day for Iowa

The Hawkeye Marching Band was one of two areas to exceed 180 gifts during the University of Iowa's 24-hour online giving day in 2021. Its members are ready to inspire more participation during this spring's event.