UW Varsity Band Show

The UW Varsity Band Show is entertainment at its best – a 275+ person marching band, a boss who is a beloved legendary performer and teacher, and pyrotechnics ..lots of pyrotechnics.  Each year we bring this extravaganza to 25,000+ in one weekend at the Kohl Center and to thousands across the country via the Wisconsin Public Television broadcast.  Learn more about how the process behind the production.

In May 2019 Professor Mike Leckrone retired after 50 years as an educator at University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Stay tuned to Wisconsin Public Television which will be debuting a documentary on his career.  In the meantime you can see an archived livestream of his final UW Varsity Band Show (April 13, 2019).