- Oregon Marching Band
Oregon Marching Band
"The Wall of Sound"
School University of Oregon Location Eugene, Oregon Conference Pacific-12 Conference Founded 1908 Director Dr. Eric Wiltshire Members 240 Uniform Custom Nike black athletic pants with forest green mesh stripe; black, yellow and green long-sleeve shirt; forest green "Oregon Marching Band" T-shirt; black travel jacket with reflective yellow "O" on the back; a variety of baseball caps; and custom Oregon black Nike Free running shoes with Nike+ capabilities Website http://omb.uoregon.edu
The Oregon Marching Band (OMB) is the marching band of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, United States. With nearly 240 members, it is the largest student organization on campus, and its members come from nearly every department and major at the university. The marching band serves as the foundation for the larger Oregon Athletic Bands organization that includes the Oregon Basketball Band, Winter Drumline, and the Green and Yellow Garter Bands.
The OMB performs at all home football games at Autzen Stadium, selected away games, and bowl games. Some of the OMB's recent travels have taken them to Seattle, Washington; Pullman, Washington; Las Vegas, Nevada; El Paso, Texas; San Diego, California; and Glendale, Arizona. Other aspects of Oregon athletics, such as women's volleyball, are also supported by the OMB. The OMB also hosts a large high school marching band competition every fall known as the Festival of Bands.
- 1 Organization
- 2 History
- 3 Songs
- 4 Instrumentation
- 5 Uniforms
- 6 Festival of Bands
- 7 Oregon Athletic Band Council
- 8 Other Athletic bands
- 9 Discography
- 10 References
- 11 External links
Director of Bands
The Director of Bands is in charge of the Department of Bands at the university, teaches/conducts the Oregon Wind Ensemble, and assists with all of the bands in the department. The position is currently held by Dr. Robert Ponto. Mr. Ponto conducts the Star Spangled Banner at all home football games.
Director of Athletic Bands
The Director of Athletic Bands administrates the athletic band program by leading and teaching students, supervising graduate teaching fellows and other assistants, and working with the university and athletic department. This position also serves as an Assistant Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education. The position is held by Dr. Eric Wiltshire, an alumnus of the University of Washington. Along with the athletic bands, Dr. Wiltshire teaches and conducts the Oregon Campus Band.
Director Title Years in Position Albert Perfect Director, University Bands 1915-1919 John Stehn Director, University Bands 1929-1950 Ira Lee Director, Athletic Bands 1950-1956 David Goedecke Director, Oregon Marching Band 1966-1968 Gene Lewis Director, Oregon Marching Band 1968-1970 Burnette Dillon Director, Oregon Marching Band 1970-1975 Gerald Poe Director, Oregon Marching Band 1976-1982 Bill Norfleet Interim Director, Oregon Marching Band 1982-1983 Steven Paul Director, Oregon Marching Band 1983-1988 Patrick Casey Director, Oregon Marching Band 1988-1989 David Booth Director, Oregon Marching Band 1990-1992 Rod Harkins Director, Oregon Marching Band 1992-1995 Sid Haton Director, Oregon Marching Band 1995-1999 Todd Zimbelman Director, Oregon Marching Band 1999-2005 Patrick Carney Director, Oregon Athletic Bands 2005-2006 Eric Wiltshire Director, Oregon Athletic Bands 2006-present
Assistant Director of Bands
The Assistant Director of Bands also serves as an Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education. The Assistant Band Director teaches and conducts the Oregon Symphonic Band and regularly assists with all of the bands in the department. The position is currently held by Dr. Timothy Paul.
Instructors and graduate assistants
The Oregon Marching Band employs several instructors and Graduate Teaching Fellows (GTFs) to assist in the teaching and administration of the band. Staff as of 2011:
- Administrative Coordinator of Athletic Bands: Sarah Dodson
- Battery Percussion Instructor: Micah Brusse
- Pit Percussion Instructor: Brian Scott
- Arranger: Dr. Sean Wagoner
- Color Guard Instructors: Emily Crocker and Alyssa Gentry
- Graduate Teaching Fellows: Nathan Irby and Julia McCallum
The OMB is largely run by its many student leaders. These include section leaders, drum majors, uniform manager, equipment (truck) crew, and the Oregon Athletic Band Council. The drum majors for the 2011-2012 season are Daniel Hartley, Eli Johnson, Raimey Hoff and Paulla Santos.
- 1908 - University Course Catalogs list a University Band dating back to 1908.
- 1911 - According to the 1916 Oregana, the University Band began in 1911 with Maurice Hyde as Director.
- 1915 - Albert Perfect was hired as the first salaried band director at the University of Oregon.
- 1917 - The band was asked to serve as the University Battalion. This arrangement started a long association for the University Band with the Military Department on campus.
- 1918 - Perfect organized a Ladies Band (also known as the Women’s Band). The Ladies Band was the first on the West Coast (existed until 1919)
- 1919 - Ross Hickernell was hired to replace Perfect. After only one year Hickernell left the University.
- 1910s - Albert Perfect, along with student Dewitt Gilbert, wrote the fight song, Mighty Oregon. The song was first performed on March 4, 1916 (Register Guard, 11-13-81).
- 1919 - John Stark Evans, a music professor at the School of Music, wrote “Pledge to Oregon” in 1919. The Oregon Marching Band of the present day sings “Pledge to Oregon” in four parts after Oregon football games.
- 1920 - After Hickernell left, no replacement was hired for many years. Instead the Military Department handled the band program. During this time the United States government financed the Military Band and the directors of the band were not listed as part of the School of Music faculty.
- 1920 – 1929 - The University Course Catalog does not list a University Band as an organization (nor was the Military Band).
- 1926 - The University Band was placed back under the jurisdiction of the School of Music.
- 1928 - The University Band performed with John Philip Sousa and his band when they visited Eugene in 1928.
- 1929 - John Stehn was hired to replace Ferris. Under Stehn’s direction the University Band gave its first halftime performance at a football game in 1929.
- 1936 - During the 1936-1937 school year the School of Music finally got the class entitled “band” moved to the music section of the Schedule of Classes. Before this the class was under the Military Department.
- 1936 - The present course number for band, 195/395, was established.
- 1941- The marching band had female baton twirlers. This is the first mention of women in the marching band.
- 1940s - During World War II the Army Special Training Units (ASTU) trained at the University. Stehn was able to organize a forty-piece ASTU band that was of extremely high caliber.
- 1940s - During World War II women once again stepped up to take over the men’s job of playing at home football games, but the band remained in the stands. During this time the band also gave several concerts.
- 1947 - An Advisory Board (later known as Oregon Marching Band Council and finally as Oregon Athletic Band Council) was created to establish contact between the band and the Associated Students of the University of Oregon (ASUO).
- 1950 - John Stehn retired as the Director of Bands in 1950 but he was still in the School of Music for a few years. He is, in a sense, the “founding father” of the modern band department at the University.
- 1950 - The position of Director of Bands was split between two people for the first time. Robert Vagner and Ira Lee were hired to lead the band into the next extraordinary era. Vagner was to lead the Concert Bands and Lee the Athletic Bands.
- 1953 - There was a significant change in the description of the band. The 1953-1954 course catalog described the band as follows: “Membership in the University Bands is open to both men and women students from all divisions of the University…” This was the first time the words “Marching Band” appeared anywhere in a course catalog.
- 1963- A precision dance group, called the “Oregonettes” was formed. There is nothing written about what they did, or whether they used flags, dancing, rifles, or batons, but it is the earliest indication of having a Color guard.
- 1967 - With the opening of Autzen Stadium, the Marching Band had a new home. Prior to Autzen Stadium all home football games were at Hayward Field.
- 1967 - The band introduced new uniforms.
- 1970 - The Vietnam War began in this era, and once again the war years affected the marching band but in different ways than previously. The exact date can not be determined, but the marching band did not exist for one to three years.
- 1975 – Quote in Oregana about “the on-again, off-again marching band . . . the group was disbanded six years ago but revived in 1971 when the athletic department realized it was essential if the football program was to gain television exposure.”
- 1970s - Students of the University didn’t support the band very much during the Vietnam War. Marching band is fairly militaristic, and uniforms and marching didn’t have a very good image. It reminded students of the war and that upset them. “Students booed the band,” according to members of the Marching Band at that time.
- 1975 - Roger Senders, a member of the marching band, wanted marching band to meet the PE requirement. Senders wrote a formal proposal to the Dean of the College of Health on November 20, 1975 describing why marching band should be counted for four years of physical education credit. It is a fascinating proposal but no mention is made of whether it was approved or denied.
- June 6, 1975 - The lyrics to the “Oregon Pledge Song” were changed. The words “Swear thy ev’ry son” were changed to “Swear thy ev’ryone.”
- 1976 - Gerald Poe was hired to direct the marching band. Poe starts the Festival of Bands competition.
- 1978 - The title of “Marching Band” was given to the marching band as its course title.
- 1983 - Steve Paul was hired and built the marching band up from 90 members his first year to over 250 members.
- 1983 - The Green Garter Band, a scholarship band that plays for all athletic events, started and was so named because members wore green garters on their arms.
- 1985 - Members of the Green Garter Band receive full scholarships. Once the band received full scholarships, perspective members had to audition into the band.
- 1985 – Oregon Marching Band creates “Duck Lips,” a noisemaker the band has sold as a fundraiser since.
- mid-1980s - The band receives new uniforms and were made and designed by Lane County businesses. Because of Oregon’s weather, the uniforms were unique in that they were waterproof. They also came with a full cape attachment that provided color contrast and also was worn to keep warm. The hats were Aussie style and helped keep the rain off the members shoulders and faces.
- 1995 – University of Oregon reaches the Rose Bowl.
- 1995 - Sid Haton hired as Marching Band director.
- 1999 – Sid Haton leaves his position as Marching Band director and Todd Zimbelman is hired.
- 2002 – Introduction of first Nike-produced marching band uniforms at Michigan v. Oregon game.
- 2005 – Todd Zimbelman leaves position as director of the Marching Band and Dr. Patrick Carney is hired as interim director.
- 2005 – Dr. Carney appointed to new position as Director of Athletic Bands, overseeing the Marching Band, Basketball Band and the Garter Bands.
- 2006 – Dr. Eric Wiltshire hired as the new Director of Athletic Bands.
- 2008 – Nike creates a second version of its marching band uniform for the Oregon Marching Band. The new uniform made its first public appearance at the game against Boise State on Sept. 20, 2008.
- 2009 - Oregon Marching Band returns to the Rose Bowl. The band reaches 200 members.
- 2010 - Oregon attends the BCS National Championship in Glendale, Arizona. The Green Garter Band performs at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.
- 2011 - The Green Garter Band competes for the first time in the 2011 Reno Jazz Festival and received all superior ratings.
The Oregon Marching Band plays a wide variety of songs designed to add to the atmosphere of Autzen Stadium's game day. The fight song of the Ducks is former director Albert Perfect's "Mighty Oregon". For the most part, the OMB plays popular tunes from the last 40 years. Some fan favorites include Journey's "Separate Ways", the theme song from Disney's "DuckTales", "Louie Louie"", "Ease On Down The Road" from The Wiz, numerous charts by Earth, Wind & Fire, and dozens of BBQs.
Fine for BBQ's
"Fine For BBQ's", usually referred to as simply "BBQs", is a collection of short stands tunes. Usually played by the band in the stands, some of the longer BBQs, such as "Come on Eileen" and "Walking on Sunshine", are used during pregame, battle of the bands and other performances. The specific songs included have changed over the years as new songs have been added and old ones have been removed. Many of the BBQs are based on popular music.
The instrumentation of the Oregon Marching Band is similar to that of a military band but with the addition of a full front ensemble (also known as a "pit"). The band is open, so specific instrumentation varies from year to year.
- 1+2 Clarinets
- 1+2 Alto Saxophones
- Tenor Saxophones
- 1+2+3 Trumpets
- Mellophones in F
- Horn in Bb
- 1+2 Trombones
- Baritone Horns
- Gong (tam-tam)
- Electric Bass
- Bass Drum
- Various other percussion instruments
The Oregon Marching Band shares the same rights of their athletics programs in what they wear, giving them access to Nike-designed uniforms. For the 2008-09 season the OMB received a new style of uniforms to replace the older set of uniforms that were used from 2003 through the 2007 season, which included green wool jackets and bib pants that blended into Autzen Stadium's turf and dark green motorcycle helmets, which some fans likened to those worn by Nazi storm troopers during World War II. Those uniforms were a gift in 2003 from University of Oregon alumni and cofounder of Nike Phil Knight. The new band uniforms were designed in partnership with the school's new football and cheerleading uniforms in an effort to give Oregon football game day a brand as well as what they feel is a unique style. The end result put an emphasis on the marching band being "athletic". While the 2003 uniforms met with mixed reactions, including the ire of alumni and donors, the new 2008 uniforms were immediately welcomed.
Like that of the Oregon football team, the marching band's uniform has many levels of customization by pairing different all-Nike equipment together, such as:
- Black athletic pants with a forest green mesh stripe down the sides
- "Oregon Marching Band" T-shirt (worn under the long sleeved shirt)
- Black, yellow, and green long-sleeve shirt with enlarged "O" across the chest and a silver carbon-fiber patterned "OMB" down the forearms (worn under the band's vest)
- Yellow and black vest (either a cold weather and hot weather vest can be worn)
- Black travel jacket with enlarged reflective yellow "O" on the back and silver "OMB" down the forearms
- Hats, including a variety of green, yellow and black hats worn during different quarters of the game
- Custom black Nike Free running shoes with the Nike+ capabilities
The green helmets, which the band retired after the 2005 season, are currently being sold to raise money for the band.
Festival of Bands
The Festival of Bands (FOB) is an annual high school marching band competition where 30 bands from around the northwest come to compete in the Northwest Marching Band Circuit. The event is coordinated and run by the students of the Oregon Marching Band. The Festival of Bands is one the top fundraisers for the OMB, raising about $15,000 every year. It is also used as a major recruiting tool for the Oregon Athletic Bands.
Oregon Athletic Band Council
The Oregon Athletic Band Council (OABC) is a group of students in the OMB that meets once a week throughout the school year to plan and organize many of the behind-the-scenes and logistical aspects of the OAB. Some of these aspects that the OABC handle are Festival of Bands, the winter band banquet, the Duck Call (the OMB's newsletter), recruitment, and spring intramural softball. On top of running large events, members of the OABC act as some of the student leaders for the OMB during rehearsals and on game days. Membership to the OABC is open, and its members come from every section of the band. The council is composed of several committees, each with their own region of focus, which are headed by chair positions. These positions are President, Vice President, Secretary, the Drum Majors (all of these make up the Executive Council), Communications, Activities, Historical, and Public Relations. The OABC also meets with the Director of Athletic Bands once a month to express concerns and to better coordinate the faculty with the students.
Other Athletic bands
The Oregon Basketball Band (OBB) is a group of 50-60 OMB members who perform at all University of Oregon Men's Basketball home games. The group is auditioned from members of the OMB at the end of marching band season. Prior to January 2011, the OBB played in McArthur Court, better known as "The Pit". On January 13, 2011, the OBB, along with the rest of the OMB, the Oregon Cheerleaders and the Pit Crew, participated in the opening ceremony for the newly opened Matthew Knight Arena before the men's basketball game against USC. In addition to men's home games, the OBB plays at the women's basketball home Civil War game, and travels with both the men's and women's teams to post-season tournaments.
Green Garter Band
The Green Garter Band (GGB) is a select group of twelve players that plays at numerous additional events for the University of Oregon. From funk to rock to hip hop, the GGB plays hundreds of high-energy student-arranged songs to entertain the hundreds of thousands they perform to every year. The group has a faculty advisor, the Director of Athletic Bands, but for the most part is entirely run by its student members. The Green Garter Band performs for all UO Women's Volleyball home games, UO Women's Basketball home games, many UO Softball home games and serves as the core unit of the OBB and OMB. Each year, the GGB also gives approximately 20-25 performances at special Athletic Department events, for the UO School of Music and Dance, for the University at large, and at various special events within the community. In return for their large commitment, Green Garter Band members are awarded scholarships equal to about 12 in-state credits. The demand for the GGB is so high that in 2002 the Yellow Garter Band (YGB) was created to help fulfill the number of requests coming in. The Yellow Garter Band is identical to its Green counterpart in most regards, but has a slightly smaller commitment. In return for their commitment, members of the YGB receive a large book scholarship every term. Together, the Green and Yellow Garter Bands have gained recognition and acclaim on campus, in the community and even nationally.
History of GGB members
Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor Bari Lead Tpt Tpt 2 Tpt 3 Mello Lead Bone Bass Bone Guitar/Keys Bass Drums 1983-84 Mary Sipprell Kathleen Downy Mark Baker Dave Chartrey* Bill Kessler Mark Wees Bruce Coutant Tim Vian Pat Dixon John Ingman (Tuba) Fred Freeman 1984-85 Kathleen Downy Karen Gloege Bill Hoshal Dana Heitman Bill Kessler Mark Wees* Bruce Coutant Tim Vian Pat Dixon John Ingman (Tuba) Fred Freeman 1985-86 Charlene Decker Mike Martin Bill Hoshal Carl Poole Dana Heitman Tim Clarke Mark Wees* Bruce Coutant Tim Vian Pat Dixon Andrew Sherman Rose Dumphey (Connett) Fred Freeman 1986-87 Francie Kirk Carl Poole Bill Hoshal Dana Heitman* Tim Clarke Kelly Coutant (McDonald) Bruce Coutant Todd Kesterson Cameron Gates Doug Mathews Rose Dumphey (Connett) Fred Freeman/Brad Hirsch 1987-88 Walter Bates Jerry Farnell Brian Boggs Dana Heitman* Tim Clarke Kelly Coutant (McDonald) Bruce Coutant Todd Kesterson Cameron Gates Joe Worley Brad Hirsch 1988-89 Pat Detroit Jerry Farnell Brian Boggs/Andy Nelson Walter Bates Dana Heitman* Todd Zimbelman Kelly Coutant (McDonald) Jeff Edom Todd Kesterson Wayne Conkey/Pat Dixon Joe Worley Mitch Seal/Sean Wagoner 1989-90 Walter Bates/Mike Snyder Jerry Farnell Andy Nelson Kacy Flanagan Dana Heitman* Todd Zimbelman Marie-Francis Downer Jeff Edom/Karen Tunnell (McDaniel) Keith Dwiggins Wayne Conkey Shawn Johnson/David Schiffer Joe Worley Sean Wagoner 1990-91 Mike Snyder Kacy Flanagan Andy Nelson/Mike Yake Eric Howington*** Todd Zimbelman* (split lead) Tim Allums (split lead Marie-Francis Downer/Shawn Brekke Karen Tunnell (McDaniel) Bryce Peltier/Shawn Johnson Shira Fadeley David Schiffer Joe Worley Sean Wagoner 1991-92 Mike Snyder Tom Herb Mike Yake Eric Howington Todd Zimbelman* (split lead) Tim Allums (split lead Jason Garcia Karen Tunnell (McDaniel) Shawn Johnson Shira Fadeley Aaron Welk Tim Curle 1992-93 Mike Yake Tom Herb Mike Snyder Eric Howington Tim Allums* Jason Garcia Danny Hunt Tom Muller Brian Griffiths Todd Johnson Aaron Welk Tim Curle 1993-94 Mike Yake Dave Keller Brian Kincaid Jill Plant (Fairchild) Jason Garcia Joe Billera Danny Hunt Tom Muller Brian Griffiths Todd Johnson Sean Wagoner* Aaron Welk Tim Curle 1994-95 Dave Keller Joe Zant Derek Kane Jill Plant (Fairchild) Jason Garcia* Joe Billera Lewis Norfleet Aaron Shelton Jeff Johnson Todd Johnson Nick Papador Mike Launius 1995-96 Joe Zant Kevin Dieker Derek Kane Jill Plant (Fairchild) Ryan Warren Joe Billera Lewis Norfleet* Aaron Shelton Jeff Johnson Ray Severns Nick Papador Mike Launius 1996-97 Joe Zant Kevin Dieker Derek Kane Richard Such Travis Freshner Gary Plant* Rebekka Nores (Lattin) Aaron Shelton John MacDonald Ray Severns Nick Papador Micah Brusse/John Kalny 1997-98 Richard Such J.J. Sutton Derek Kane*** Theron Cross Travis Freshner Gary Plant** Rebekka Nores (Lattin) Josh Head John MacDonald* Ray Severns Jason Kirby Micah Brusse 1998-99 Richard Such* J.J. Sutton Peter Curcio Theron Cross*** Brett Bowers Robby Foster Josh Head** Derek Pangelinan Ray Bacerra Luke Warren Jason Kirby Aaron Xavier (Dyson) 1999-00 Mike Bryan J.J. Sutton Peter Curcio*** Tyson Wooters Brett Bowers Robby Foster Josh Head* Chris Buckley/Chris Rowbotham Ray Bacerra Luke Warren Steve Weems Aaron Xavier (Dyson) 2000-01 Mike Bryan Brian Silva Peter Curcio*** Tyson Wooters**/Paul Matthews Chris Rowbotham** Andy Hudock Josh Head* Scott Odle Ryan Cheney Luke Warren Steve Weems Dave Constantine 2001-02 Brian Silva Dylan Dwyer/Tim Harrington Peter Curcio*** Keith Muramatsu Chris Rowbotham** Andy Hudock/Jeremy Adams Josh Head* Scott Odle Ryan Cheney Luke Warren Aaron Flatten Dave Constantine 2002-03 Brian Silva* Keith Muramatsu*** Tim Harrington Laura Arthur Chris Rowbotham** Jeremy Adams Josh Head Jared Reno Ryan Cheney Luke Warren Ruxton Schuh Aaron Flatten Dave Constantine 2003-04 Brian Silva* Keith Muramatsu*** Tim Harrington Laura Arthur Chris Rowbotham** Jeremy Adams Michael Thompson Jared Reno Donny Brouillette Luke Warren Ruxton Schuh Maeghan Culver Tom Mulkey 2004-05 Alan Moffett*** Corey Lanini Tim Harrington Laura Arthur Michael Suskin Jon Clay Michael Thompson** Gavin Haworth Donny Brouillette* Mike Ragsdale Bill Marsh Maeghan Culver Tom Mulkey 2005-06 Alan Moffett*** Corey Lanini/Gabe Dickinson Tim Harrington Alan "Georgia" Cook Michael Suskin** Dylan Girard Michael Thompson Jordan Bemrose Alex Poole Mike Ragsdale* Bill Marsh Kevin Tomanka Brian Schuster 2006-07 Alan Moffett Josi Hill Josh Shirley Allison Drake Michael Suskin** Scott Ruby Michael Thompson* Jordan Bemrose Alex Poole Mike Ragsdale Aaron Longo Kevin Tomanka Jeff Tinsley 2007-08 Porsch Anthony Josi Hill**/Corey Lanini Josh Shirley** Marty Kovach Austin Fiske Matt Takimoto Mike Fisher Jordan Bemrose Alex Poole* Justin Canfield Tom Wade Jeff Tinsley 2008-09 Porsch Anthony Josi Hill Nathan Irby Marty Kovach Austin Fiske Matt Takimoto* Mike Fisher Jordan Bemrose Tyson Striley Justin Canfield Tom Wade Jeff Tinsley 2009-10 Jonna Threlkeld Raimey Hoff Nathan Irby* Lauren Wagner Trevor Jones Bret Emerson Nick Sherman Jerry Xiong Tyson Striley Justin Canfield** Tom Wade Jeff Tinsley 2010-11 Jonna Threlkeld Raimey Hoff** Nathan Irby* Kevin Hyche Trevor Jones Bret Emerson Matthew Dahlquist Leah Suderman Tyson Striley Marisa Smith Tom Wade Casey Crane 2011-12 Raimey Hoff* Sierra Hill Chris McCurdy Jake McGrew Trevor Jones Sam Hunt Matthew Dahlquist Skye Gallagher Tyson Striley Marisa Smith Gavin Milligan Casey Crane
- 2008 Fighting Duck Spirit 2008 includes Music of Pinball Wizard; Music from the musical Wicked
- 2007 Fighting Duck Spirit 2007 includes Music of Journey; Music of 007
- 2006 Fighting Duck Spirit 2006 includes Disney's Fantasmic; Superheroes: Music from X-Men and Superman
- 2005 Fighting Duck Spirit 2005-06 includes Music from The Incredibles; Rock Show
- 2004 Fighting Duck Spirit 2005 includes Music from Harry Potter; Gershwin Medley
- 2003 Fighting Duck Spirit 2004 includes Music from Pirates of the Caribbean; Call of the Mountain; The Green Garter band
- 2002 Fighting Duck Spirit 2003 includes Music of Earth Wind & Fire; Adiemus: Music of Karl Jenkins
- 2001 Fighting Duck Spirit CD 2002 includes Music of Chicago; Appalachian Spring
- 2000 "Fighting Duck Spirit CD 2001" includes Music from Gladiator
- 1999 "Fighting Duck Spirit CS 2000" includes Music from Star Wars: Episode I
- ^ Entire Oregon Marching Band performs at MacArthur Court
- ^ [omb.uoregon.edu "About Us - History"]. omb.uoregon.edu. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
- ^ Band out of step with Nike's offbeat uniforms
- ^ "GoDucks.com Online Team Store". https://www.nmnathletics.com/sellnew/ViewCategory.dbml?_IN_STORE_=YES&DB_OEM_ID=500&_MODE_=&ITMCATID=1080. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
- ^ OABC Constitution
- ^ "Oregon Athletic Band Council". http://oabc.uoregon.edu. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
- ^ Emerson, Tom. "Oregon Marching Band at the Matthew Knight Arena Opening.mp4". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SG39fgDI1w&feature=channel_video_title. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
- ^ Ensembles at the University of Oregon
- ^ Green Garter Band recognized as a national leader in scholarships for musicians
Marching bands of the Pacific-12 Conference
Pride of Arizona (Arizona) • Arizona State University Sun Devil Marching Band (Arizona State) • University of California Marching Band (California) • Golden Buffalo Marching Band (Colorado) • Oregon Marching Band (Oregon) • Oregon State University Marching Band (Oregon State) • Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (Stanford) • UCLA Bruin Marching Band (UCLA) • Spirit of Troy (USC) • Pride of Utah (Utah) • University of Washington Husky Marching Band (Washington) • Washington State University Cougar Marching Band (Washington State)
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