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WKU Department of Music


Dr. Matthew McCurry
Director of Athletic Bands

  • 270.745.4024
  • matthew.mccurry@wku.edu
  • Music Hall 204


Spirit! Pep Band

The Spirit Pep Band is a high-energy group of musicians who use their musical talents to provide the unique home-game atmosphere at all WKU Men's and Women's Hilltopper Basketball games.  This band also plays at Lady Hilltopper Volleyball games throughout the fall and spring semesters. Band members have the opportunity to travel to bowl games and tournaments when available.



Membership in the Spirit Pep Band is by competitive auditions that takes place in September of each year.  There is a performance stipend available to all members who audition for membership.  For more audition information, click below.

Audition Info


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 Last Modified 11/4/22