Members of the Marching Illini Giving Back

Hello Professor Houser, Last week a few of the Marching Illini members visited our Pre-K classroom at Lincoln Elementary in Monticello, IL.  We are doing a unit about music and movement and the U of I students came to demonstrate some of the songs and sounds they play with their […]

Marching Illini Twirler for a Day

September 28, 2016 – Attention all high school twirlers! We are hosting our first annual Marching Illini Twirler for a Day on October 8, 2016 for the Illinois vs Purdue game. All twirlers from across the United States are welcome to register. There is no cost to attend. Join our current feature […]

MARCHING ILLINI will travel to Naperville

September 19, 2016 – The Nation’s Premier College Marching Band, the Marching Illini, will travel to Naperville, Illinois on Saturday September 24 as part of an exhibition performance at the Naperville Central Marching Classic. This event will take place at Benedictine University and will feature the Marching Illini with a […]


September 11, 2016 – As we enter our 3rd game and show of the 2016 season, we are excited to announce that the world famous Canadian Brass will be joining the Marching Illini for a rare halftime treat. Selections will include Beale Street Blues and Penny Lane. We hope to […]