Marching Band


The River Falls Marching Band has a long tradition of providing an entertaining musical and visual program to audiences and students alike. The program’s accomplishments span back to the early 1980s and includes 22 Wisconsin State Marching Band Championship titles in the past 35 years. The band has also been nationally recognized through performances at the Fiesta, Outback and Gator Bowls, the Youth In Music Band Championships in Minneapolis, MN and the Bands of America - Super Regional in St. Louis, MO.

Recent Accomplishments:

2021 - Down the Rabbit Hole - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Percussion - Best Color Guard - Best Visual Presentation - Best Musical Presentation

Youth in Music Grand Championship - 7th Place

2019 - Promise of Gold: The Story of Rumpelstilzchen - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Percussion - Best Visual Presentation - Best Musical Presentation

2018 - X: The Edge of the Unknown - 2nd Place Class AA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion

2017 - Timepiece - 2nd Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion - Best Visual Presentation

2016 - This Was The Future - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion - Best Visual Presentation

2015 - The Fairest of Them All - 2nd Place Class AA

2014 - Pompeii: A Civilization Lost - 2nd Place Class AAA

Best Visual Presentation

2013 - Uncaged - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion - Best Visual Pres. - Best Musical Pres.

2012 - The Crowning - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion - Best Visual Presentation

2011 - Somewhere Over A Nightmare - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Visual Presentation - Best Musical Presentation

2010 - Arabeseque - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion - Best Visual Pres. - Best Musical Pres.

2009 - Bellus Noctis- 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Visual Presentation - Best Musical Presentation

2008 - Reflections - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion - Best Visual Pres. - Best Musical Pres.

2007 - Inner Voices - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Visual Presentation - Best Musical Presentation

2006 - A Love Defiant - 2nd Place Class AAA

Best Percussion

2005 - Shades of Motion - 1st Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion - Best Visual Presentation

2004 - Fire and Light - 2nd Place Class AAA

Best Color Guard - Best Percussion

Previous Accomplishments also include Championships in: 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, and 2000.