Marching Band

The Faulkner University Marching Eagles Band had its debut in the Fall of 2010. The band is experiencing tremendous growth and is currently recruiting members for both marching and concert band for the 2015-2016 season.

base drum band on field

See the Scholarship and Audition Guidelines to learn about available scholarships for band and color guard members. Larger scholarships are available for music majors.

Band Director Stephen Foster
Stephen Foster is the director of bands and Assistant Professor of Music at Faulkner University. With over thirty years experience in music education, Stephen has directed bands in Alabama and Tennessee. He played trumpet with the Middle Tennessee State University Band of Blue and performed with the Belmont University Jazz Band. He continues to perform when time permits.

For more information contact Stephen Foster, Director of Bands.

 

March with the Eagles Day

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Spend the day with the Faulkner University Marching Eagles and enjoy a fun and exciting college game day experience!  Participants will perform with the Marching Eagles in the stands and as part of their pregame and halftime shows.

Tentative schedule of events:

8:00 a.m. Check-in at the Fine Arts Center with light breakfast provided
8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Marching and music rehearsal
11:15 a.m. Eagle Walk
11:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Faulkner University vs. Cumberland University
Half-time Performance with the Marching Eagle Band

The Faulkner University “March with the Eagles” High School Day is open by application to high school band students in grades 9-12.  There is a $12 registration fee required with the application form http://march-with-the-eagles-day.myfaulkner.org/inquiryform . Deadline to turn in your application is Saturday, October 29, 2016.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  All participants will receive a “Faulkner Marching Eagles” t-shirt.  Except for pit percussion, students should bring their own instruments and their own band uniform to wear during performances.  Music will be sent to instrumentalists approximately two weeks before the performance.  If you have any questions about this event, contact Stephen Foster, Director of the Faulkner Marching Eagles, at sfoster@faulkner.edu or call 334-386-7656.