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FSU Pep Band

Fall 2013 Organizational Meeting and First Rehearsal
Sunday, August 25, 2013
Music Center 108
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Come Play With US

Listen to the FSU Athletic Pep Band here!

  Pep Band  
  The FSU Pep Band supporting
Breast Cancer Awareness.

Description and Goals

The FSU Athletic Pep Band performs for home games of the Football, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, and Hockey games. Travel to away play-off games is a possibility.  Band members conduct themselves in a spirited manner that promotes the goals of Education, Ambassadorship and Community at all rehearsals, performances, and band social events.  The Athletic Pep Band is not an academic class but, its members can qualify for an Ability Based Scholarship.


The Athletic Pep Band staff and individual band members promote educational opportunities at rehearsals and performances and strive for and encourage academic excellence.

  Dr. David Eisler, a loyal
Pep Band member (&
FSU President!)


Ferris State University Athletic Pep Band members strive to exhibit the highest levels of musicianship and school spirit.   Band members represent Ferris State University, the FSU College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Humanities, the Music for Life philosophy of Music Program, themselves, and the community of Big Rapids, Michigan.   Band members promote and observe the sportsmanship vision as set forth by the FSU Bulldog Athletic Department and GLIAC and NCAA regulations. 


The Ferris State University Athletic Pep band promotes group unity during rehearsals, performances, and social event and holds a unique connection with its family and alumni band members.

Band Membership

Athletic Pep Band Membership is open to any FSU student and at the sole discretion of the Faculty Director.  New members must participate in a playing interview.  All band members must complete the 2009-10 Membership Application and Contract.  A Provisional Membership is available for upperclassmen wanting to participate when their academic schedule prohibits General Membership.


Sunday & Thursday Evenings  8:00pm – 9:00 p.m.


  Jeff and Jason  
  2010 Pep Band Student Conductors  

Official Uniform

All band members must own and wear the Athletic Pep Band Pullover or Jacket / T-shirt combination.

Athletic Pep Band Membership Requirements, Application and Contract

More information about the Athletic Pep Band can be found with the Membership Requirements and Application and Contract.  All Pep Band members must understand the Membership Requirements and complete the Application and Contract. 


 Please contact Dr. Dale Skornia at (231) 591-2537 or to get signed up!

Pep Band
FSU men's basketball Head Coach Bill Sall assists the percussion section.