Former Hawkeye Marching Band (HMB) members carry on beloved musical traditions and friendships through Alumni Band.
Members perform favorite songs such as “Hey Jude” and the “Victory Polka” at key university events, including the annual Homecoming parade and Iowa football pregame show. The Alumni Band also raises funds to enhance the Iowa band experience for current students. You can make a gift to support those efforts.
For updates, follow the University of Iowa Alumni Band on Facebook.
Registration for Homecoming 2023 has closed. Check back for more details.
The Alumni Band Leadership Board is recruiting for additional members. If you are interested in becoming a board member, please apply using the link below.
The Alumni Band Leadership Board was created to expand the base of volunteers organizing our band, and to support the following purpose:
Open to all former Hawkeye Marching Band members (HMB), the Alumni Band Leadership Board (Board) assists in the lifelong relationship between the university and band alumni. With appreciation for the university so integral to the experiences of its students, the Board seeks to advocate for and enhance the experience of current Hawkeye Marching Band members through networking, mentorship, and fundraising. Additionally, the Alumni Band participates in key university events on and off campus, including the Homecoming Parade and football pregame and pep band performances.
To serve on the leadership board, you must:
Watch this 2018 pre-game performance by the Alumni Band inside historic Kinnick Stadium.
Remember those classic tunes you used to play on the field? How about the "Iowa Fight Song?" It doesn't get any more nostalgic.
Or maybe you recall this special song played during your downfield march at pregame! "On Iowa" is a classic.
Former Iowa band members can find marching band and pep band sheet music for their instruments listed under each song.
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