Be a part of a Samford Legacy
The Samford University Marching Band supports university athletic teams, provides entertainment for our Bulldog fans, and builds positive community relations for the Athletics Department and the University Band Program. The Marching Band also seeks to improve student’s musical skills, to provide performance opportunities, to enhance the overall quality of time spent in the university environment for its members, and to develop leadership skills to transfer into their academic and professional lives.
The Samford Marching Bulldogs rehearse on Tuesday/Thursday 4-5:50 p.m. and Friday 4:30-5:50 p.m.
Performs at all home football games, one away game, and a high school marching exhibition in the Fall. Membership is open to all with previous band experience; marching experience is not necessary and no audition is required for the ensemble! Scholarships are available by audition.
For more information, contact Grant Dalton firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in Joining?
If you would like to join the Samford Marching Band for the 2022-2023 Season, please complete the following link. If you are a percussionist, dancer, majorette, or color guard member, you will still need to complete this form and your audition form.
For information regarding Athletic Bands Scholarships, contact Grant Dalton email@example.com.
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Color Guard and Majorette opportunities are also available. Please contact Grant Dalton firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who are we?
The Samford University Dance Team serves as part of the Samford University Athletic Band Program in the School of the Arts and supports university athletic teams, provides entertainment for our Bulldog fans, and builds positive community relations for the Athletics Department and the University Band Program.
SUDT can be seen performing:
- Home football games (halftime and sidelines)
- A selection of home men’s and women’s home basketball games
- The SOCON baskeball tournament in Asheville, NC
What is our time commitment?
The Samford Dance Team practices three days a week and completes team workouts throughout the week as well. We strive for the highest achieveable level of skill, strength, and conditioning and work together as a team to encourage each other to be our best throughout our 8-month season.
Each member of the Samford Dance Team must audition for their spot each year alongside all incoming talent. This year, auditions will take place on April 14-15, 2023 in the Pete Hanna Center. There will be no makeup or video auditions. You can download the 2023-24 audition packet and register for auditions below. Both are due March 31, 2023.
Athletic Band Scholarships
Athletic Bands Scholarships are available for winds, brass, percussion, color guard and majorettes through an audition. Students pursuing an academic major other than music can compete for an Athletic Bands Scholarship by completing an application form and live or video audition. When submitting a video audition, copy and paste link into scholarship application. Ensemble placement is at the discretion of faculty based upon scholarship application and audition results.
Winds and Brass
Prepare the Samford Fight Song for your instrument, plus one additional piece that demonstrates your highest musical achievement.
- Alto Saxophone
- Tenor Saxophone
Contact Dr. Grant Dalton if you have questions regarding percussion requirements.
Clinics and Camps