Pep Band

  • Pep Band
  • Pep Band
  • Pep Band

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

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 Southland 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. 

2016-2017 Audition Information

First rehearsal (open to everyone): Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. in the Rehearsal Hall.

Auditions will be October 19-21 in Dr. Shannon's office. Follow all steps below:

Step 1: Audition Information Form - Fill this out to declare for the audition. 

Step 2: Audition Time Sign Up - Choose one time slot for your audition. Auditions will be played in Dr. Shannon's office, Music Building - Room 223.

Step 3: Audition Music - Download / Print your part. Then download this F Blues track for the improv portion: F Blues Shuffle.

Step 4: Season Schedule - Download / Print. Give to your employer, plan ahead!