Wildcat Marching Band

Entertaining thousands of fans with their spirited, high-energy performances, the Wildcat Marching Band enjoys a national reputation as one of the finest collegiate marching bands in the country. Their repertoire runs the gamut from cool jazz to contemporary pop hits, classic favorites and music from the Broadway stage. Recently, members of the WMB have enjoyed international exposure as one of the featured ensembles at the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Ryder Cup. Any University of Kentucky or BCTC student is eligible to participate, regardless of major.

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The University of Kentucky is a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).


You can visit the official UK Athletics website here.


For more information, email the Wildcat Marching Band, or contact us by phone at (859) 257-2263.


2012 Audition Information now available!

Are you interested in marching with the 2012 Wildcat Marching Band? See our Prospective Member Info page for more information about how to get involved! We want you on the field with us in 2012!


Click here to download the auditions poster (PDF).


Returning members: don't forget to fill out the Intent to March form!



Harry Clarke receives KMEA Distinguished Service Award

W. Harry Clarke, director emeritus of the Wildcat Marching Band, was recognized this past spring by the members of the Kentucky Music Educators Association for his outstanding contributions to music education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Click here to read more...


Image of Harry Clarke on conducting podium


Sweetheart Majorettes featured in national twirling magazine

The UK Sweetheart Majorettes were recently featured in an article in "Catch It!," the e-magazine of the US Twirling Association. Click here to see the magazine (PDF) - the article is on page 6.


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