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Marysville Alliance Marching Band & Colorguard

The Marysville Alliance Marching Band & Colorguard rehearsal and performance outside the school day from August through November. This is the Marysville School District's premier Competitive Marching Band, open to all music students from any of the Marysville High Schools. These groups regularly travel and compete throughout the Northwest. It functions as a Competitive Marching Band and Fall Colorguard. It is open to all students with prior instrumental music experience. All instruments MUST be polished for the performances. With the exception of the Colorguard, no jewelry or makeup is allowed. Using the modern corps-style of marching and choreographed dance; the Marysville Alliance Fall Colorguard will enter local marching competitions in the fall and parades in the fall. Students must possess a current Marysville High School ASB card to be a member.


Marching Band Competitionsto be determined by event host schedule

  • 45 min. prior to departure - Performance Leadership/Adult Volunteer meeting
  • 30 min. prior to departure – Load equipment into cargo truck and trailer
  • Drum Majors conduct travel dress inspection prior to loading buses
  • Lead chaperones conduct roll call on buses and report to director anytime we are on the buses
  • Upon arrival at competition – members get into full uniform
  • Visual and Music warm-up time is dependant performance schedule
  • During off time the group will observer their peer group’s performances
  • Full Band Retreats –Typically there is a full band retreat at the end of the competition, where every band ceremonially parades around the track in full uniform to take their place on the field for the awards ceremony.
  • In preparation for our return to MP, the Pit Percussion, Battery Percussion and adult volunteers load the equipment into the cargo truck and trailer.
  • Typically, when the duration of the event encompasses 2 meals, the Marysville Music Boosters feed the members 1of the meals. The others are expected to be paid for by the members.
  • Upon arrival to MP, all members are expected to put our equipment away prior to going home.