Basketball Pep Band

The Cardinal Basketball Pep Band is a select ensemble that provides additional performance opportunities for Lamar's advanced wind and rhythm section players at Lamar University.

Directed by Dr. Eric Shannon, the pep band performs at all of the Lamar men’s and women’s home basketball games, as well as Conference and NCAA tournament games.

The band's instrumentation includes trumpets, trombones, saxophones, tubas, drums, electric bass guitar, and electric guitar. Members earn monetary compensation for participation. 

Basketball Pep Band
Baskeball Pep Band
Baskeball Pep Band

2022-2023 Audition Information

Auditions will take place in October 2022. The season starts in mid-November. Schedule TBA.

Follow all steps below:

Step 1:  Complete Audition Information Form. Fill this out to apply to be in the Pep Band.

Step 2:  Sign-up for an audition time slot. (Outside Dr. Shannon's office: Music Bldg. Room 223)

Step 3:  Download Season Schedule (TBA)

Step 4:  Audition Music  (Download / Print your part)


Dr. Eric C. Shannon
Associate Professor
Director of Athletic Bands