Frequently Asked Questions
The pep band plays for all men's and women's home basketball games, most home volleyball games, tournament games for basketball and volleyball, and a handful of other events like soccer games.
No. All majors are welcome in the band. In fact most of the band is made up of non-music majors.
No. The pep band is open to any student at NDSU, MSUM or Concordia. The only requirement is to enjoy playing your instrument and cheering for the bison.
There are numerous benefits for playing in the pep band besides just getting into the games for free.. First you recieve a hot dog, pop and chips free at every game, and if that isn't enough to get you on board, you receive a stipend check for the number of games you have attended. Lastly and most importantly, if you join and attend enough games you are could be lucky enough to attend the Summit League Tournament or possibly the NCAA Basketball Tournament, like the 08-09 season.
Yes. We welcome any students from MSUM and Concordia. Any student can play for a NDSU game, although they have bands that play for their sports. Members have played in the pep band because of the friends they have made in marching band.