Pep Band

UM-Pep-Band2The Frost Band of the Hour Pep Band is a group of 70 musicians selected by audition from the marching band. This high-energy jazz/rock ensemble supports the spirited atmosphere at many UM athletic events. They are seen and heard by thousands of fans across the country, and millions more through television coverage of NCAA games.

The Frost Band of the Hour Pep Band rehearses one night per week throughout the fall and spring. They perform at men’s and women’s basketball games, volleyball games, and various charity and community events.

Students chosen to participate in Pep Band receive a $1,000 stipend. All travel expenses are covered to national basketball championship tournaments.

To inquire about having the Frost Band of the Hour Pep Band perform at one of your events, contact the director, Professor Jay C Rees, at


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