Marching Percussion Ensemble


Marching Percussion Ensemble focuses on the technical development of percussion playing in the marching percussion idiom through performance. Students learn a variety of technical and musical skills, play a diverse range of music, and perform at various events on and off campus. Past performance venues have included Boston Red Sox games, BU sporting events, Harvard Square, and Faneuil Hall.


  • Marimba
  • Marching Snare
  • Auxiliary Percussion
  • Vibraphone
  • Marching Tenors (Quads)
  • Electric Guitar
  • Xylophone
  • Marching Bass Drum
  • Electric Bass Guitar
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marching Cymbals
  • Piano/Synthesizer

Rehearsal Information

  • Rehearsal and performance information can be found on the Marching Percussion Ensemble Calendar
  • All rehearsals will be held in the BU Band Room, located at 300 Babcock St. at the corner of Ashford St. in West Campus (entrance is 100-feet down the Ashford St. side of the building).
  • There will be no rehearsals held during the week of Spring Break

Ready to join Marching Percussion Ensemble? Sign up here!