Welcome to Idaho State University Athletic Bands!

Also known as the Spirit of ISU, the Athletics Bands at Idaho State are the most dedicated, visible, and energetic organizations at Idaho State University. Whether we are at a football, basketball game or pep rally, the athletic bands are there to exhibit pride and school spirit at every event. Fans welcome the powerful performances, and members love being involved with something great where they can develop friendships that will last a lifetime. We hope that you will be part of our proud tradition and exciting future! Go Bengals!

Mountain West Marching Invitational

Welcome to the 28th Annual Idaho State Mountain West Marching Invitational!

Tickets: $8.00 adults • $5.00 (17 and under)

Our goal is to provide the ABSOLUTE BEST marching invitational experience. With our 12,000 seat indoor stadium, this is the only marching invitational in the west where you are guaranteed a performance without rain, wind or snow.




Over $100,000 in scholarship money is available each year to music majors and non-music majors enrolled in ISU performing groups.

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Common Questions

Many students have the same questions as you do when thinking about joining the band. Here are some answers to the most common questions.

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