University of North Dakota invites high school band members to perform at UND football game Nov. 16

University of North Dakota invites high school band members to perform at UND football game Nov. 16

The University of North Dakota will host Pride of the North Band Day for high school students on Saturday, Nov. 16.

More than 500 students in bands from area high schools will play on the field at halftime during the UND football game against Northern Colorado.

Area high schools are invited to take part, and marching experience is not required. Entire bands are not required ā€“ any number of students can take part, from two to 200. Students will receive music, a T-shirt, lunch, and a football game ticket. There is a $5 registration fee.

The day will begin at 9 a.m. at the Alerus Center, with warm-up and rehearsals at 9:20 a.m. At 10:20, The UND Pride of the North Band will perform, followed by lunch. Students will watch the football game, which kicks off at 1 p.m., then perform at halftime. They will play with The Pride of the North Band during the game.

The UND Music Department is partnering with UND Athletics, UND Admissions and the Alerus Center to offer high school students a great UND experience.

Contact:

Janice.hoffarth@und.edu, 701.777.2646, or Robert Brooks, Pride of the North Band Director, William.brooks2@und.edu, 701.741.7937.

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