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Welcome to James Madison University!

Congratulations for choosing one of America's most outstanding universities for your college home.  We would also like to invite you to become a member of one of the largest and most outstanding college marching bands in America, the James Madison University MARCHING ROYAL DUKES!

TO JOIN US, please click the "Join the MRDs" button below, and complete the MRD Membership Form (available in May). You will also need to sign up for the class during your Summer Springboard session enrollment period. All NEW MEMBERS (freshmen and transfers) should enroll in MUAP 237 - Section 0003.

  • Winds: The deadline for completing the membership form (below) is July 1.
  • Color Guard and Percussion: The deadline for completing the membership form (below) and submitting audition materials is June 1. Please visit the MRD Color Guard or MRD Percussion audition pages for more information.

TRANSFER STUDENTS: Please visit our Transfer Student page for additional information specific to your transition to JMU and into the Marching Royal Dukes.

Join the Marching Royal Dukes - 2024 Link Coming Soon

Once we receive your membership form, you will be automatically added to our roster and we will send you a confirmation e-mail. You will begin receiving pre-season updates via e-mail in July. All of this information will be available on our Band Camp page.

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