Basketball Bands

MUS 274 | Basketball Band

The University of Illinois Bands has a long lasting tradition of excellence and its basketball bands are no exception. The University of Illinois Basketball Bands perform at all Illinois home basketball games for both the men’s and the women’s teams along with trips to the United Center in Chicago and the Scottrade Center in St. Louis annually. The bands are divided into 2 bands – one 55 member band for Men’s games and another 80 member band for Women’s games.  Members with the highest rankings in performance and service are selected to play post-season tournament appearances.

Fall Semester 7:00 – 7:50 PM Tuesday
Spring Semester 5:00 PM – 6:20 PM Tuesday | Thursday
Harding Band Building 141
Professor Barry L. Houser, Director of the Marching Illini
Director of Illinois Athletic Bands

*All ensembles are open to music majors and non-music majors based on audition.