Band News

June FMB Newsletter Now Available Online

The first of two summer newsletters for current FMB students has been mailed and is also available here on the website. If you are a current FMB member and do not receive the hard copy of the newsletter by June 2nd, please contact the band office so that we can check and make sure you are correctly listed on our roster.
June 2017 FMB Newsletter.pdf

Summer Band Director Workshop Registration Now Open

Band Directors, plan to join us this June for 2 ½ days of professional development at our Summer Band Director Workshop. This year, the workshop will be held at Northwest Rankin High School in Flowood, MS (Jackson area) from June 12-14 and will contain a number of sessions for directors who teach at all levels. Clinicians include Dr. Peter Boonshaft (well known author and music educator), Darcy Williams (from "after sectionals), and others. Click the link below to go to the registration form. The cost for the entire clinic is only $25.00, and CEUs will be available at an additional cost. Questions? Contact Elva Kaye Lance at
Summer Band Director Workshop Flyer.pdf

Drumline Audition Materials Now Available

Students interested in auditioning for the MSU Drumline should download the audition packet below. Clinic dates are Wednesday, February 1st and Wednesday, March 1st from 6:00-8:00 each night at the MSU Band Hall. A final clinic will be held on Saturday, April 8th (9:00-12:00), and and the audition itself will be on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00-3:00. For more information, contact Dr. Jason Baker at
2017 MSU Drumline Audition Packet .pdf

FMB on Social Media

In addition to our website, you can find us on the following social media sites: Facebook (famousmaroonband), Twitter (@maroonband), Instagram (maroonband), and YouTube (famousmaroonband). These are all great ways to keep up with the band and our many activities throughout the year.

Support The FMB

We have made it easier for you to support the Famous Maroon Band! For more information visit our Support Page.

Retired FMB Uniforms Now Available as Tote Bags

Check out our new tote bags that were crafted out of the set of band uniforms we retired in 2011. These would be great gifts for the FMB fans in your family and are a great way to support the band program.
Tote Bag Order Form.pdf

Famous Maroon Band Signature Prints Now Available!

Here is your chance to order a piece of Maroon Band history. Each signature print, created by MSU Band alumna Barbara Howell and endorsed by the Famous Maroon Band, chronicles the different stages of the band's history by recognizing the contributions made by each Director of Bands. For more information check out the MSU Band Signature Prints Page.

Famous Maroon Band Pillows are here!

We've captured a decade of memories for you in the form of two (2) keepsake pillows. The pillows are made of the most recent Famous Maroon Band uniform. Click the link to get your hands on a piece of Famous Maroon Band History!
Pillow Order Form.pdf