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University of Louisville Cardinal Pride Pep Band

ATTENTION: Anyone who is still interested in joining our program for participation this school year, you must have inquired about membership before Friday, November 14th, at 4:00 pm. This is to insure our roster is set before the first regular season basketball game.

U of L Pep Band
The University of Louisville Pep Band has long been regarded as one of the nation's finest. Under the direction of U of L Director of Pep Bands Al Greener, the musical cheerleaders are a highly visible source of spirit at Cardinal basketball and volleyball events.

The 1981-82 edition of the Cardinal Pep Band received special recognition as the nation's best as chosen by NBC-TV analyst Al McGuire and representatives of Miller High Life, which presented the U of L music department with a $10,000 grant for the honor.

Attention Incoming U of L Freshmen

Are you interested in continuing your band career in college, along with supporting the U of L Cardinals? Here's your opportunity. Join the U of L Cardinal Pride Pep Band!

You may sign up at our booth during all freshmen orientation sessions during lunchtime at the Student Activities Center main cafeteria.

Orientation dates:
May 27-28
May 29-30
June 2-3
June 5-6
June 9-10
June 16-17
June 19-20
June 23-24
June 26-27
June 30
July 1

All students are eligible, regardless of academic major. Although not a prerequisite for the U of L Cardinal Pride Pep Band, we strongly urge you to join and participate in the U of L Marching Band.

Stop and see us at orientation! Much additional information will be available for you at our booth. No audition is required.

If you have any questions prior to orientation, e-mail Al Greener at ajgree01@louisville.edu or phone the U of L Cardinal Pride Pep Band office at (712) 830-4986.

Marching Band
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The University of Louisville RED RAGE! Marching Band

The University of Louisville RED RAGE! Marching Band is comprised of all students. The group has been featured on ESPN, ABC World News Tonight, Oprah, Sports Illustrated, Extreme Makeover:Home Edition, just to name a few. RED RAGE! also has various performance groups in the spring semester including a dance band, a brass band and a spirit band. RED RAGE! is the BAND of CHOICE! to perform My Old Kentucky Home each year at the prestigeous Kentucky Derby.

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