Type: Arts and Music

The 120-member Bullets Marching Band is one of the most visible musical ensembles at Gettysburg College and is a valued part of the Band, Wind and Percussion Area. The Bullets Band performs at all home football games, the Collegiate Marching Band Festival in Allentown (PA), high school exhibitions and regional parades. All Gettysburg students who perform on a brass, woodwind or percussion instrument as well as visual performers are welcome to join the Bullets Marching Band.

The Gettysburg College Bullets Marching Band is one of the largest and most active student groups on campus. Composed of students from almost all majors and disciplines, it combines the best in musical performance with outstanding marching in a fun college atmosphere.

The Bullets Marching Band performs for 10,000 people each year and through 100 years of performance remains one of Division III's premier small college marching bands.

Performance opportunities include:

  • All standard marching wind instruments
  • A complete marching percussion section
  • The Bullets Color Guard: spinning flags and weapons

For more information about the band, including how to join, visit the bands website at