Welcoming at Family Weekend

The Pride of Dayton Marching Band welcomes you.

The Pride of Dayton Marching Band consists of students from the University of Dayton, Wright State University and Sinclair Community College. These members generate Flyer spirit in performances on the local, regional, and national levels. Recent travels have included: Jacksonville, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Indianapolis, Indiana; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; and more exciting performances in other locations. As a member of the Pride, students can enjoy high performance standards along with the opportunity to meet other students from a variety of majors, backgrounds and interests. Included in the Pride are the winds, drumline, colorguard, twirlers, and the Flyerettes Dance team.

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Get to know us.

The Pride of Dayton Marching Band performs at all home football games and one away game each year. Participation in the marching band is a registered class - students can receive a free semester hour for their participation in the Pride. A variety of music is performed throughout the season with the philosophy to educate, entertain, and provide service throughout the community. Music and drill is learned during band camp, one week prior to the start of classes. Learn more about us from the For More Information links on this page.

Our schedule.

Would you like to join the Pride of Dayton?

The Pride of Dayton rehearses every Monday, Wednesday and Friday:

  • Monday: 4:30-6:15 pm
  • Wednesday: 4:30- 6:15 pm
  • Friday: 4:00-5:30 pm

University of Dayton Registration:

University of Dayton students interested in joining the Pride of Dayton should register for MUS 390 03. Auxiliaries should register for MUS 390 38.

Wright State University and Sinclair Community College Registration:

Wright State University and Sinclair Community College students interested in marching with the Pride of Dayton will need to contact Jeff Lehman, the marching band director, to receive registration information.

Contact the Pride.

For questions, information, or details about becoming a member of the Pride, please fill out an interest form and contact any of the following directors or band leaders:

Jeff Lehman, Director
Phone: 937-229-1238
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James Leslie, Assistant Director / Percussion Instructor
Phone: 937-229-3236
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Contact Clifton Gray, Color Guard Instructor
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Missy Townsend, Twirler Instructor
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Susan Newcomb, Administrative Support Staff
Phone: 937-229-3936
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Stay informed on the latest happenings in the Pride. Learn about upcoming auditions, read our latest newsletter and download band music from the links at right.