Tulane University Bands

The Spirit of the Green Wave



An integral part of the TUMB, the Tulane University Colorguard learns four different halftime shows each fall, and performs at all football home games and one away game each year. This diverse group welcomes performers of all skill levels to spin full-sized flags, swing flags, and rifles during the fall season. 

In the spring, the Colorguard joins the TUMB for Mardi Gras parades, a unique experience that our members invariably enjoy.

After the Mardi Gras season is over, the Colorguard works on their own stage performance to showcase their talents.  

Things You Should Know about TUMBCG

There is currently no audition to be a part of the TUMB Colorguard. There may be opportunities for more experienced performers to do more challenging choreography (A & B flag work or to be a part of a rifle line, for example). We consider ourselves to be an all-inclusive and educational ensemble. If you have a positive attitude, want to work hard to be a part of the group, and come ready to learn, you can be a member. Some of our current members were dancers and baton-twirlers before joining TUMBCG. 

You DO need to register for Marching Band in the Fall! Once you register, please email the Director of Bands to let him know you want to be a member of the Colorguard.

Colorguard camp begins on August 16, 2017 for this coming Fall season. When you arrive that morning, check in at the housing office where your name will be on a list for early housing. Meals will be provided on-campus during camp.

Scholarships are available for any Tulane student who is a registered member of the band. Email the Director of Bands for more information. 

Many members of the Colorguard participate in our winter ensemble Green Wave Winds. This group of horn players, auxiliary percussionists, and colorguard performers competes within the LMCGPC circuit and attended their first WGI Regional this past season.

Other Questions? Email the TUMBCG instructor, Jakki Kalogridis through our staff page