Grand Rapids Band prides itself on having one of the only competitive field show marching band programs north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. We are located 3 1/2 hours north of the Twin Cities and about 2 hours south of the Canadian border. The Grand Rapids High School Marching Band is comprised of students in grades 9-12. The band has been recognized as a leader in innovation, offering quality life learning experiences with their musical program. The band, its directors and Band Booster program has been instrumental in securing funding for this group by means of a past grant from the Blandin Foundation and wise investments with the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation. Funds have been established to help with the Grand Rapids Bands future purchase of uniforms, equipment and assistant staffing. With tighter budgets, a commitment has been made to ensure the continued success of the Grand Rapids Band Program.