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.

Upcoming Games  


Thursday  - 9/29/19

Friday - 9/13/19

​Friday 10/18/19 - HOMECOMING

Friday 10/25/19

Football Home Games

Marauder Stadium

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

Additional Info

The Carlson Marching Marauders is under the direction of the Maestro, Mr. David M. Brockington, since 2000. The band is compromised of 142 students from the 9th through 12th grades attending Oscar A. Carlson High School located in Gibraltar, MI.

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