ND Band News

2/1/23 ND Band to Host Several Concerts
In the next two weeks the Band will host several concerts for Junior Parents Weekend, and the Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival. (More)

4/5/21 - BC and ND collaborate on Star Trek tribute
Members of the BC and ND band programs collaborated to record a selection of Star Trek music to commemorate "First Contact Day" (April 5)! (More)

9/18/20 - ND Band Marches Out for First Time in 2020
For the first time in the 2020 season (the band's 175th), the Notre Dame Band marched out across campus. (More)

1/17/20 - Students selected for 2020 IN Intercollegiate Band
Seven members of the Notre Dame Band program were selected for the 2020 Indiana Intercollegiate Band, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Peterson. (More)

12/26/19 - Band prepares for 2019 Camping World Bowl
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will take the field against Iowa State for the first time in the 2019 Camping World Bowl. Click here to view a list of band performances over the course of the weekend! (More)

11/24/19 - Band welcomes maestro John Snowling to annual fall concert
The Notre Dame Band program was proud to host Mr. John Snowling, former music director at Lindisfarne College in Hastings, New Zealand for a concert celebrating British Band music. (More)

10/5/19 - Band performs with rock band Chicago at halftime of Bowling Green game
The Notre Dame Band and legendary rock and roll band Chicago performed a joint halftime show at the Bowling Green game on 10/5/19. (More)

8/14/19 - Band prepares for 2019 March Out
The Band of the Fighting Irish will March Out for the first time during the 2019 season on August 22nd at 9am. (More)

8/2/19 - Band prepares to welcome diverse class of auditioning members
The ND Band will welcome a class of auditionees from across the country and around the world in August of 2019. (More)

5/30/19 - Concert band completes 2019 tour to Peru
More than 40 members of the ND Concert Band program completed a 10-day, 7-performance swing through Lima and Cusco, Peru as part of the 2019 International Tour. (More)

4/17/19 - Band performs for annual ROTC Presidential Pass in Review
Members of the three Notre Dame concert bands performed for annual ROTC Pass in Review on Wednesday, April 17. (More)

3/10/19 - Notre Dame Women's Basketball clinches 5th ACC Tournament Title
The top-seeded Notre Dame Women's Basketball team took home their 5th ACC Tournament Title in Greensboro, NC. (More)

1/17/19 - Jazz bands prepare to host 61st annual Collegiate Jazz Festival
The Notre Dame Band Program will once again host the oldest jazz festival for collegiate musicians in the country. (More)

12/21/18 - Band prepares for 2018 Cotton Bowl Classic
The Band of the Fighting Irish will travel to the greater Dallas area for the 2018 Cotton Bowl Classic to support #3 Notre Dame as they take on #2 Clemson. (More)

11/18/18 - Band travels to New York City for 2018 Shamrock Series contest
The ND Band traveled to New York City for the 2018 Shamrock Series against the Syracuse Orange at Yankee Stadium. (More)

10/17/18 - Band completes annual service trip
Approximately 50 band members used part of their fall break to give back to the greater Indianapolis area community, working with schools, churches, and community organizations. (More)

9/15/18 - Band pays tribute to U.S. Armed Forces
The Notre Dame Band honored the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces at halftime of the Vanderbilt game on Saturday, September 15, 2018. (More)

8/12/18 - First March Out of the 2018 Season
The 173rd Band of the Fighting Irish will presents its first March Out across campus on Thursday, August 16 at 9AM! (More)

6/20/18 - Band to present 10th annual Summer Band Concert on June 27
The Notre Dame Band will present its 10th annual Summer Band Concert on the campus of the University of Notre Dame on Wednesday, June 27 at 7:30pm. (More)

6/3/18 - Band completes international tour to South Africa
The University of Notre Dame Band's first trip to the continent of Africa, with stops throughout South Africa. (More)

5/14/18 - Band completes annual concert tour through Midwest
The ND Concert Band completed its annual swing through the Midwest over the weekend of May 12. (More)

5/4/18 - Senior band member named valedictorian
Senior band member Andrew Grose has been named the 2018 Notre Dame Valedictorian! Andrew will deliver the valedictory address on Sunday, 5/20 at Notre Dame Stadium. (More)

4/21/18 - 89th Blue/Gold game draws 33,000 to ND Stadium
The 89th annual Notre Dame Blue/Gold game drew an enthusiastic crowd of more than 30,000 on a beautiful day in South Bend. (More)

4/11/18 - Band hosts Brazilian drumming workshop
The ND Band and ND Program in Portuguese and Brazilian collaborated to present a unique Brazilian Drumming workshop. (More)

4/1/18 - Notre Dame Women's Basketball wins 2018 NCAA Title!
The Notre Dame Women's Basketball team won the 2018 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship! (More)

3/17/18 - Notre Dame Hockey wins Big Ten Tournament
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish beat the Ohio State Buckeyes to win the 2018 Big Ten Hockey Tournament Title! (More)

3/8/18 - MBB team reaches quarterfinals of ACC Tournament
The Notre Dame Basketball Band cheered on the Men's Basketball Team to a quarterfinals appearance against the Duke Blue Devils. (More)

3/1/18 - Band members visit Immaculate Heart of Mary School
ND Band and Cheer Team members visited the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School during their trip to North Carolina for the 2018 WBB ACC Tournament. (More)

3/4/18 - ND Band arrives in NYC for 2018 ACC MBB Tourney
The ND Band is in NYC ready to play for the Fighting Irish Men's Basketball team in the 2018 New York Life ACC Tournament. (More)

2/21/18 - Band hosts 60th Annual Collegiate Jazz Festival
The ND Band will host the 60th edition of the oldest collegiate festival for jazz musicians in the country. (More)

2/10/18 - ND Hockey clinches Big Ten Regular Season Championship
Notre Dame Hockey claimed the Big Ten Regular Season Championship following a win over the Ohio State Buckeyes on Friday, 2/9. (More)

2/5/18 - The 172nd Band of the Fighting Irish (by the numbers)
Take a brief look at the makeup of our membership and the diversity that makes our program one of the most exceptional in the United States! (More)

1/17/18 - Band hosts spring semester Open House
The Notre Dame Band will host its second Open House on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 4PM. (More)

1/3/18 - Irish ring in the new year with major bowl victory
The #14 Notre Dame Fighting Irish capped off a successful week in Orlando, FL with a huge win over #17 LSU. (More)

12/26/17 - ND Band schedule in Orlando
If you're coming to Orlando, be sure to check out our schedule of events for the 2018 Citrus Bowl! (More)

12/6/17 - ND Band set to travel to the 2018 Citrus Bowl!
The Band of the Fighting Irish will travel to Orlando, FL for the 2018 Citrus Bowl. (More)

11/30/17 - Band hosts Open House
The Band held its first ever Fall Open House for interested current students. (More)

11/11/17 - Notre Dame honors former WBB great Kayla McBride
Former WBB shooting guard Kayla McBride was welcomed into the elite ND Ring of Honor on Saturday, November 11, 2017. (More)

11/3/17 - Band announces 2018 Reunion date!
The Notre Dame Band will host hundreds of alumni on Saturday, October 13, 2018 for its next reunion. (More)

10/21/17 - Band celebrates 50 years of Chicago
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Chicago joined the ND Band on the field for its halftime show at the USC game! (More)

10/12/17 - Legendary rock band Chicago comes to campus
The Hall of Fame rock band Chicago will be coming to campus to join the Notre Dame Marching Band at halftime for the October 21 game against USC (More)

9/22/17 - Band honors Coach Muffet McGraw
On Friday, September 22, 2017, the Notre Dame Band surprised Coach Muffet McGraw at a ceremony to honor her induction to the Naismith Hall of Fame. (More)

9/11/17 - September 11 Memorial Service
On Monday, September 11, band members paid tribute to the lives lost during the events of 9/11/01. (More)

8/26/17 - ND Trail
Members of the Band completed the final 3 miles of the 2-week long journey from Vincennes to South Bend. (More)

8/1/2017 - Join us for March Out 2017!
Band Camp is only weeks away! Join us for this year's March Out across campus to start the year. (More)

7/20/17 - Construction progress with the Ricci Family Fields
As the 2017 Band Camp nears, visible progress is being made on the Ricci Family Fields support building! (More)

7/6/17 - Still time to register for auditions!
We are still accepting registrations for Band Camp! Click to find out more. (More)

6/29/17 - 2017 Summer Band
The 9th annual Notre Dame Summer Band completed its concert earlier this evening to a standout crowd~1 (More)

6/13/17 - 9th annual Summer Band kicks off
On Monday, June 12, the Notre Dame Summer Band met for its 9th straight season. (More)

5/16/17 - Band completes annual Spring Tour through MI, OH, and PA.
The band completed its swing across Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, performing at several high schools and other performance venues. (More)

5/2/17 - Band welcomes legendary trumpeter Arturo Sandoval back to campus!
The Notre Dame Band is thrilled to welcome Mr. Arturo Sandoval back to campus to work with our students! (More)

4/27/17 - Band presents concert series to close out the 2016-17 season
As the year comes to a close, the band program presents several concerts to end the season! (More)

4/21/17 - 2017 Pass In Review
The band performed for the annual ROTC Presidential Pass in Review on Wednesday, 4/19/17. (More)

4/17/17 - Symphonic Band/Winds present spring concert
The ND Symphonic Band & Winds will present their annual spring concert on Sunday, 4/23! (More)

4/13/17 - 2017 Jazz Tour
The Notre Dame Jazz Bands had a wildly successful tour this year, visiting a number of schools and headlining the famed Jazz Showcase in Chicago, IL! (More)

4/3/17 - Hockey Band to the Frozen Four
The Notre Dame Hockey Band will travel to Chicago, IL for the 2017 Frozen Four! (More)

3/29/17 - Jazz Bands at The Jazz Showcase in Chicago
The University of Notre Dame Jazz Bands will perform at The Jazz Showcase in Chicago on Saturday, April 8 at 3:00 p.m. (More)

3/23/17 - Band traveling to Lexington, KY for the NCAA Sweet 16.
Members of the Basketball Band will bus down to Lexington, KY on Friday, March 23 for the Midwest Regional. (More)

3/21/17 - ND Hockey Band to Manchester, NH!
The Notre Dame Hockey Band will be traveling to Manchester, NH for the 2017 NCAA Hockey Championship! (More)

3/5/17 - 2017 WBB ACC Tournament Champions!
Band members traveled to Conway, SC for the 2017 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament! (More)

Band members to travel to 2017 ACC Tournament sites
As the regular basketball season comes to an end, band members are gearing up for travel to South Carolina and New York for the 2017 ACC Tournaments! (More)

Band presents annual JPW Concerts
As part of the annual Junior Parents Weekend programming, the band will present 2 concerts on Friday, February 17 and Saturday, Februrary 18. (More)

Announcing our 2017-18 Drum Majors
We are proud to announce that Molly Demel will be serving as the 2017 Head Drum Major, with Assistant Drum Majors Grant Grojean and Jake Ricci. (More)

ND Band to present "Marching to Motown" Concert
The ND Band program will present "Marching to Motown: A Tribute to African American Music" on October 2, 2016. (More)

Ricci Family Fields Announced!
A generous gift from Kenn and Pamela Ricci and family was announced on Tuesday, funding the construction of the Ricci Family Fields. (More)

2016 Commencement Concert to feature Arturo Sandoval!
The Band's annual Commencement Concert will feature honorary degree recipient and guest artist Arturo Sandoval. (More)

Band announces 2016-17 Drum Majors
The Drum Majors for the 2016-17 season are: Danny Martin (Head), Rose Bernier (Assistant), and Alex Schutte (Assistant). (More)

ND band members represent University in 2016 Indiana Intercollegiate Band
Band members Greg Ramos, Danny Martin, and David Mateyka were chosen to represent Notre Dame in the 2016 Indiana Intercollegiate Band. (More)

Marching Band Performance at Symphony Hall
As part of the 2015 Shamrock Series, the Notre Dame Band performed with the Boston Pops at historical Symphony Hall. (More)

Band presents annual JPW Concerts
The band presents its annual Concert and Jazz Bands performances for Notre Dame's "Junior Parents Weekend." The concerts will be held in the Ricci Band Hall on Friday, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 21. (More)

Band announces 2015-16 Drum Majors!
The Band of the Fighting Irish is proud to announce Brandon Angelini, Maddie McHugh, and Greg Ramos as the Drum Majors for the 2014-15 season! (More)

Band of the Fighting Irish to FSU!
The Notre Dame Band will be traveling to Doak Campbell Stadium for the October 18 showdown between the #2 Seminoles and #5 Fighting Irish. (More)

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