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Congratulations to Our New Leadership Team!

After reviewing over 200 leadership applications, 3 weeks of interviews, auditions, and quite a bit of discussion and consideration...

The 2015 Season is Here.

See what you need to do if you are interested in joining us in our most powerful season yet.

Dukettes Win 1st Place in National Championship

The Dukettes define what great teamwork produces. "I know how hard they work, and to see it pay off is a great feeling."

Taking Prestige to a Whole New Level.

Becoming a part of the world renowned Dukettes is a humbling and life-changing experience. Find out how to be apart of the team, tryouts are coming up!

JMU Pep Band Creates Unique Atmosphere At Convo

Some schools lean on the cheering of their fans, others the location of their students. For James Madison it's all about that bass, sorta.

Your Lifetime Music Experience Begins this Summer.

High school students seeking an comprehensive experience driven by music, action, and excitement, you won't want to miss our revamped Summer Band Camps program.

A Deserved Farewell Salute.

The MRDs would like to thank Drew Ross, Graduate Assistant, as he moves on to the next chapter of his career. We express our greatest gratitude for the positive and humor-filled impact he has made, and wish him all the best.

Millions Watching, Hundreds Performing.

This past January students performed underneath the "Pines of Rome" in Vatican City, Rome. Read more about the unforgettable New Year's Day the MRDs spent with the Pope.


The MRDs community loves seeing your social media posts on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Use our social media hashtag to share your experience.

Alumni Band Weekend

Mark your calendars! On November 21, 2015, take back the field with hundreds of fellow MRD Alumni band members. More information coming soon.

Giving Back is Moving Forward.

Our programs stand strong thanks to your support. Alumni, friends, and students are coming together to provide every Duke with the opportunity of a lifetime. Consider making an annual gift to the Bill Posey Fund.

Parade of Champions

This is what #JMUPOC looked like last year. Imagine what it will look like this fall. Mark your calendars for this family-friendly marching band competition on October 17th, 2015.

JMU Band Day

On September 12, 2015, high school students can experience clinics with our staff, rehearse with the band, and perform at halftime during a JMU Football game. Stay tuned to sign up.

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If you are in the process of registering for classes and plan on joining us next season, please enroll in MUAP237 within the MyMadison Portal. This is a required step for becoming admitted. Further updated information regarding the prospective member process is available on the Prospective Member page.

Joining us next season? All new and returning members MUST complete the R.S.V.P Form by May 1st.

Interested in working the 2015 JMU Summer Band Camps? - Click here to complete and submit your online application by Sunday, April 26th.


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