Announcing Eastern University's New Marching Band

Eastern University is excited to launch a marching band beginning in the 2024-25 academic school year.  In leading up to this, Eastern University launched a pep band and drumline for Fall 2023 football season. 

Marching Band Audition: March 23rd
Scholarships are available. Learn more and sign up!

Marching Band & Drumline Leadership

Band Director: Eastern has put the marching band under the leadership of Kate Umble Smucker, a professional trumpet player and music educator with extensive touring and performing experience. She is also the founder and band leader of the King Street Big Band located in Lancaster, Pa. Read full bio.

Drumline Instructor: Marcus Myers will lead the drumline. Myers, a Philadelphia native, has taught at University of the Arts and has served as the artistic director for Musicopia's drumlines in the Philadelphia School District. Read full bio.

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