Warrior Band

We Want YOU in the Wayne State University Warrior Band!

Fill out our interest form! 

Coming to Wayne State University this fall? Were you in marching band in high school? If so, join the WSU Warrior Marching Band! Earn a modest activity award scholarship while participating in an activity you love and bolstering the campus spirit!

The Warrior Marching Band is a 0 credit class (MUA 0804) OR 1 credit class (MUA 2804) that rehearses every Th/Fr 5:30-7:30 and game day Saturday mornings. We perform at every home football game. 

To join our summer mailing list or to ask any additional questions, please email Dr. James Fusik, Director of Athletic Bands, at jfusik@wayne.edu


Wayne State Warrior Marching Band Fall 2022 Information

Registration: There are two options for enrolling in Warrior Band: MUA 0804 (0 Credit) and MUA 2804 (1 Credit)

Rehearsal times: Thursday and Friday, 5:30 to 7:30 PM, and Saturday Gamedays, 4 hours before kickoff, See wsuathletics.com for football schedule.

Band Camp Dates: August 23- 27, from 9 AM to 5 PM, at Tom Adams Field, with lunch/break provided.

Pre-camp for Drumline and Color Guard (times tentative): August 17-19th, 9 AM to noon at Tom Adams Field.

Pre-requisites: Any marching experience from high school. There is no audition requirement for the Warrior Band.

Scholarship money: There are monies available to offset the cost of University Tuition in the form of Activity Awards: funding is contingent on available department funds, but typically range in the $300-$400 range for first-year members and $500 for returning members. This is paid directly to your university account.

Friendship and Inclusion: The Warrior Band represents students from all areas and majors across campus – we are an inclusive, supportive group that strives to connect all members in relationships that develop a sense of belonging to the university and your fellow students – we are an easy way to meet and befriend a diverse and positive population, it is typical to form friendships that can last beyond the normal meetings of the band.

What to do: please fill out the online interest form linked on our social media, and follow the Warrior Marching Band on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, and you will get the specific pre-season packet in the summer.

Director information: Dr. James Fusik, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Director of Athletic Bands, Saxophone Instructor. Email: jfusik@wayne.edu. Feel free to email Dr. Fusik for any questions relating to band participation.