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!

Scholarship Information

Participation Scholarships (No audition required)
Members of the Bengal Marcing Band will automatically receive a scholarship in the amount listed below.

Band Members: $500 + $100/yr up to $800.
Section Leader: $1000
Drum Major: $1500
Feature Twirler: By audition only.

Additional Scholarships
Additional schoalrship money may be offered by attending the scholarship audition day. Scholarship auditions for all ensembles are held on the last Saturday in February with an overflow date added in April. All students interested in being a music mjor or minor must audition. You may apply for a scholarship online and a staff person will contact you to set up a specific time. Scholarship auditions can also be made by appointment in the event you cannot make one of the scheduled audition days. It's never too late to audition! If you have any questions about scholarships, please call the band office at (208) 282-2748.

*Students receiving scholarships must be a full time student with a GPA of 2.0.




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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