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CU Golden Buffaloes marching band on the field during a CU football game
GBMB performing at the CBA regional
CU Golden Buffaloes marching band on the field during a CU football game

Welcome to the Golden Buffalo Marching Band!

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Welcome to the virtual home of the University of Colorado Golden Buffalo Marching Band! We sincerely hope that you and your families are staying well and healthy during this challenging time. We are making every effort to keep our website updated with current information regarding events that might be affected by the Covid-19 virus. It is our intention and commitment to provide the best experience for any student that wishes to join this organization and we intend to move forward with the 112th version of the Golden Buffalo Marching Band in whatever capacity is safe for our students and the campus community. Our hope is that upon your visit to these pages you will feel the energy and excitement that comes with being a member of the Golden Buffalo Marching Band. Should a specific question be left unanswered, please do not hesitate to email Dr. Matthew Dockendorf, Director.


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

Zach Cheever
Dylan Koester
Melinda Mason

Program Assistant

Laura Graham

Uniform Coordinator

Jessica Finlay-Schultz

Drumline Instructor

Jake Euler, Head Drumline Instructor

Colorguard Instructor

Kirsten Huffman

CU Dance Team Coach

Emily Gibbs