Auditions for the University of Illinois Marching Illini will be taking place on April 8 at 9am in the historic Harding Band Building. Congratulations to the 2017 Marching Illini Drumline: Snares Emily Bloom Gabe Dungan Nick Fishburn Caleb Gudeman Daniel Hiemenz Anthony Hish, Section Leader Jacob Hutter Mark […]
Auditions for the official dance team of the University of Illinois, the Illinettes Dance Team, will be taking place on April 1 at 9am in the ARC. Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Illinettes Dance Team! Team Meeting in the ARC MP1 as soon as you read this…thank you! Antoinette Ashley Barz […]
January 19, 2017 – It is time to crank the planning stages of the Marching Illini 2017 season up with our student staff. Section Leaders, please add these dates to your calendar.
January 1, 2017 – It is official audition season for the 2017 season of The Nation’s Premier College Marching Band, the Marching Illini. This will be the 149th edition of this phenomenal and historic marching band. Be sure to check out our JOIN section of the website on how and […]
Members of the Marching Illini participated in this year’s Christmas Wish put on my Mix 94.5, hit radio station located in the Champaign listening area. Many of our members not only donated financially, but they donated their time to pedal the Slow-Pedal machine that was part of this year’s drive. […]
Members of the Marching Illini donated canned goods to the Eastern Illinois Food Bank over the holidays. These generous donations will help hundreds of families around the eastern Illinois region. We are grateful that we were able to be a small part of helping to alleviate hunger in the Eastern […]
Members of the Marching Illini participated in donating their old books to the Orphans Treasure Box over the last couple of months. This organization exists to help children who are orphans around the world by selling books, providing resources, as well as many other gifts. For more information on Orphan’s […]
November 2, 2016 – Today we talked with Barry Houser, director of the Marching Illini at the University of Illinois. He’s been a big supporter of Mix 94.5’s Christmas Wish and lending a hand again this year. And this time in a MUCH bigger way… listen HERE!
October 29, 2016 – Congratulations to Alec Lueders, 5th year senior and Drumline Section Leader, who was named the 2016 recipient of the annual Illini Drumline Scholarship. Once again we had some outstanding applicants, all very deserving of this prestigious award. Our sincere thanks to Alec for his time, dedication, […]