NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY

GOLD STAR BANDS

"THE PRIDE OF NORTH DAKOTA"

GOLD STAR MARCHING BAND

Make great music to thrill thousands of fans every season while creating lifelong friendships and memories.

BISON PEP BAND AND GOLD STAR WINTER DRUMLINE

Our pep bands and winter drumline perform for NDSU Bison basketball games and many other exciting occasions.

WIND SYMPHONY AND UNIVERSITY BAND

NDSU is proud to offer high quality concert ensembles for musicians of a variety of skill levels.

If you are a current band member and need to fill out an Absence Form or Consistent Class Conflict Form, click the button below to learn more and fill out the forms.

Any info on Band Camp and the full information sheet for the Fall 2022 season can be found linked at the button below.

Click below to learn more about our new Staff Members!

Connor Challey

Director, Gold Star Athletic Bands

M.M., Colorado State University
B.M., University of Miami

Matthew Winarski

Assistant Director, Gold Star Athletic Bands

D.M.A., M.M., North Dakota State University
B.M.E., University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

The Challey School of Music performance organizations provide a high-quality musical experiences for all NDSU students. By participating in one or more of the various performance groups on campus, a student's college career can be greatly enhanced and lifelong friendships formed.