Lamar University Drums and Front

2021 Drumline Tenors

LU Drums and Front

The "LU Drums and Front" is a new age description that recognizes both halves of the LU marching band percussion section in the title of the group. LU is proud to utilize a front ensemble as well as a full sized field drumline. The group is comprised of music majors and non-music majors alike.

Marching Band Rehearsal Schedule, Fall semester:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1:30pm – 3:25pm
  • Fridays: 1:50pm – 3:10pm
  • Tuesdays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm (required sectional)


2024 LU Marching Percussion Audition Information

1st Round Preliminary Screenings - Video Audition
Priority deadline June 1, 2024*
*We will be accepting videos until July 31, but priority given to those who meet the deadline. Videos must be submitted before attending live audition.
Final Round Audition - LU Percussion Camp
August 10-12, 2024
More information will be made available in the coming months! 
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2024 Audition Experience Clinics

Dates / Times: 

June 22: 9:00am – 4:30pm

July 20: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Location: Wiley Rehearsal Hall, Simmons Music Building on LU Campus

LU Drumline Experience Clinics are designed to help those seeking to audition for the LU Drumline (Battery + Front Ensemble).

Clinic participants will gain exposure to the overall approach, vocabulary, repertoire, and technique of the Battery and Front Ensemble, which will greatly strengthen their chances of a successful audition.


If you have questions, e-mail Dr. Eric Shannon at .



Bass Drums - After State Marching Exhibition 2022

Summer Rehearsal in University Theatre 2017

Texas Set 2017