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Washington State University Drumline

Marching percussion at WSU provides an excellent opportunity to keep those rudimental chops in shape. We move, groove, and entertain! We are both a section within the Cougar Marching Band and a standalone drumline that performs at sporting events outside of football.

WSUDL alumni often reminisce about their time on the line because we are considered a strong support group. Life-long friendships are cultivated during rehearsal and performance days and many members remain best friends long after graduation.

We are more than an ensemble.

We are more than a drumline.

We are a family.

WSU offers two full seasons of Drumline.


Fall Season

CMB Drumline – the best section in The Best In The West! The Cougar Marching Band performs at all home football games as well as various pep rallies, Alumni events, and a handful of other small performances.  Enrollment in MUS 444-02 in the fall semester is required.

ZZU Drums (Fall Season) – designated for providing spirit at a handful of WSU home sporting events outside of football, including some soccer and volleyball games. Students who participate receive an additional stipend. Membership in the CMB Drumline is required in order to participate.

Spring Season

ZZU Drums – performs at all WSU Women’s Basketball home games, as well as at a handful of other sporting events on campus. The basketball season starts in the late fall semester and continues through the spring semester. Enrollment in MUS 444-02 in the spring semester is required.

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