We Are The Music Makers, And We Are The Dreamers of Dreams
PREREQUISITES: Audition with Director or SMS music program completion
The Carlson High School Marching Marauder Band is a high energy, high achievement performance ensemble! The Marching Marauders serve as the flagship musical ensemble for Carlson High School and the Gibraltar School District. Students will gain skills in leadership, personal responsibility, physical fitness, musical ability, time management, communication both interpersonal and artistic; team dynamics, and sportsmanship.
Members are expected to perform at all home football games, various marching competitions and special performances throughout the fall trimester. Members are also expected to attend all extra-curricular rehearsals.
Participation in BAND CAMP is required by all participants.
Placement in the Drum-Line and/or Color Guard is by audition only in the late spring or early summer.
Friday August 23rd
Thursday August 30th
Friday September 14th
Friday October 5th - HOMECOMING
Football Home Games
Time: Pre-Game Show: 6:45PM
Game Begins at 7:00PM
Marching Marauders perform again at Half-Time and play through the game.
The marching band is successful due to the students and staff who give 100%, and more, throughout the year. All Parents are welcome to attend the Music Booster meetings held the last Tuesday of each month. Music Booster Information
The Carlson Marching Marauders is under the direction of the Maestro, Mr. David M. Brockington, since 2000. The band is compromised of 145 students from the 9th through 12th grades attending Oscar A. Carlson High School located in Gibraltar, MI.