Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

If you are an incoming freshman or a current student who is interested in becoming a member of Duke Athletic Bands we want to hear from you.

Our band is growing and we would love for you to be a part of the excitement. Incoming freshmen are invited to request information. You can also post questions on the band's 2022-2023 Interest Group and receive answers from current band members!

The band is active year round, but our schedule is very manageable and our number one rule is that we always have fun with anything we are doing from practice to performance to traveling to the Final Four!

Top 10 Reasons to Join the DUKE Band

Jay Bilas, ESPN Sportscaster and Duke alum, "surfing" on band members during a basketball game!
9. Section bonding, and inter-section rivalries.
8. Prime seats at every basketball game!
7. The annual Band Appreciation Banquet.
6. Getting to move in before the rest of your class! That means first pick of which side of the room you want, and you'll know your way around campus before everyone else even arrives!
5. Band BBQs, softball games, parties, and broomball.
4. Making friends with real, live upperclassmen as soon as you get to Duke.
3. Getting into the Duke-Carolina game WITHOUT having to sleep in a tent for 8 weeks!
2. A bowl game for our Football Team? You'll be there!
1. You will travel with the Basketball Teams during MARCH MADNESS! And totally FREE!