Creating the Soundtrack for the Cardinals: Catholic University Athletics to Start a Pep Band


Search is underway for a maestro to lead the band

Washington, D. C., Oct. 23, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Athletics Department at The Catholic University of America is excited to announce the addition of an Athletic Pep Band. Catholic University will immediately begin  the search process for a Director of Athletic Pep Band. 

“This group will create the soundtrack for Catholic University Athletics moving forward. As we look to create greater energy and enthusiasm, an athletic pep band will help us generate that positive gameday energy!,” Catholic University Director of Athletics Kevin Robinson. “I couldn’t be more excited for the addition of the Catholic University Athletics Pep Band.”

The goal of the band will be to create an enhanced game day experience at each venue and starting first with football, and men’s and women’s basketball. 

The initial group will be made up of woodwind and brass instruments with a drum section, but the ultimate makeup and direction will be decided under the leadership of the Director of Athletic Pep Band. 

This new addition to Catholic University Athletics provides a unique opportunity for the University’s athletics and admissions departments to partner on a key growth opportunity for the University. The Director will be tasked with recruiting new incoming students to the band each school year. 

“I am excited about the spirit that the pep band will provide for not only athletic events but also university-sponsored events,” said Vice President for Student Affairs Judi Biggs Garbuio. “This is also an incredible experience for students to continue and grow as musicians in college.”

Catholic University Athletics is committed to the development and growth of this addition and holds a vision of growing from an Athletic Pep Band into a Marching Band in four to six years. 

For more information or to apply for the Director of Athletic Pep Band position, please click HERE!

CONTACT: Jeffrey Jezewski The Catholic University of America [email protected] 

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