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Are you interested in twirling with the Golden Buffalo Marching Band and our feature twirlers? Register for Twirler for a Day!

Saturday, September 24th
Rehearsal on Farrand Field (Be in costume, meet Leah and Morgan, stretch, practice routine)
Rehearse with the "Golden Buffalo" Marching Band 
Meal on own
March to the stadium with GBMB
Watch pregame performance from field level
CU vs. UCLA - Kickoff
Halftime Performance with the GBMB
Return to stands to cheer on the Buffs!

**Twirlers will be provided passes to enter with the band and have field access. All other family members should purchase a game ticket. These tickets can be purchased from the band directly from our website.

**A maximum of 12 twirlers will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

**Twirlers should be able to choreograph part of a routine on their own.

Welcome to the Golden Buffalo Marching Band (GBMB) at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music! Our intent and commitment is to provide the best experience for any student who wishes to join this organization; and it’s our hope that the information provided here will convey the energy and excitement that comes with being a member of the GBMB.

Questions? Contact GBMB Director Matthew Dockendorf 


Matthew Dockendorf
Associate Director of Bands
Director, Golden Buffalo Marching Band

Branden Steinmetz
Assistant Director of Bands
Assistant Director, Golden Buffalo Marching Band

Graduate Teaching Assistants

Lauren Milbourn

Logan Sorey

Derek Stoughton

Ensembles Coordinator


Uniform Coordinator

Jessica Finlay-Schultz

Drumline Instructor

Jake Euler, Head Drumline Instructor

Colorguard Instructor

Kirsten Huffman