Marching Band Humor

Stick Jokes         Trumpet Jokes


folder- used to keep a band member's music together so that all of it can be lost at the same time, as in "I can't find my folder."
Also used as a method of advertising for companies the director sucks up to.

scales- a series of notes that is a pain in the @ss to memorize.

tuning- a good way to waste 5 minutes before a concert

freshman - people who don't know what they're doing, yet makes up most of the band.

section leader - a good person to blame when the section screws up.

staff - band graduates don't graduate, they come back as staff.

tempo - what a drum major thinks is the correct beat

cadence- Percussion song that freshmen can't seem to get enough of.

Reasons to hate band:

It would be nice to actually have a social life.

Some people would like to be able to walk when they're old.

Backwards diagonal passthroughs with the Trombone section.

Cranky section leaders/staff/band directors.

180 beats a minute double time in 100 degree heat.

Humming corny band songs all day.

Are you a Band Geek?

When you've had a "trombone-ectomy"

When everyone wants to kill the other football team...and you want to kill the other band

You have a neck strap/harness tan line.

A big list of instrument jokes:

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