Join The Band!

Are you in grades 10 – 12? Do you love music or dance? Then you should definitely join the band! The Calgary Stetson Show Band is open to students in grades 10 through 12. One year of playing experience on your instrument is recommended but no marching experience is required. No prior experience is necessary […]

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Our Team

We have an excellent staff that will be working with the band this year. They have many years of experience working with marching bands in Calgary and they bring a tremendous amount of expertise and enthusiasm to the band. Each section in the band has a number of instructors with a coordinator who oversees what takes […]

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Our History

Formed in September 1988 as a high-energy marching show band for Calgary and area Senior High School students, the Calgary Stetson Show Band offers opportunities for personal development, advanced musicianship, performance, and travel. In their distinct black and gold uniforms, the band proudly represents Calgary, Alberta, and Canada with a unique combination of tradition and […]

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Our Sponsors

If you are interested in making a donation to the Calgary Stetson Show Band please do so though or contact us directly at Our Sponsors are so amazing! The Calgary Stetson Show Band is extremely grateful to our granting partners and corporate sponsors.  Please visit and support those that support us!

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Band Affiliations

This year will be another exciting year for the Calgary Stetson Show Band and its Bands of Calgary affiliates: the Calgary Round-Up Band, the Calgary Stampede Showband, and A Band of Outriders.  As members of the Bands of Calgary, each band operates independently under its own Association and as such has independent activities. The Calgary Round-Up […]

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What is the Time Commitment?

During the school year rehearsals are held every Wednesday from 6:30 to 9:30 PM with one band camp a month. Band camps are weekend rehearsals typically held Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. After the school year ends, the time commitment increases to almost daily throughout the majority of July. Separate sectional […]

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Fees and Fundraising

The Calgary Stetson Show Band prides ourselves on keeping registration fees manageable for families. It is extremely important to us to have as many eligible students able to participate in our incredible program. Our registration fee is $1.050 per season and includes: extensive instruction from dedicated professionals; use of dress uniform, including classic cowboy hat […]

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