Marching Band

The Grande Prairie Marching Band performs annually as musical ambassadors for the Peace Region. Sponsored in part by the City and County of Grande Prairie, we are truly a community band. Our membership ranges in age from 12 to 75 years old and the musicians come from all walks of life.

The Grande Prairie Marching Band runs from March through August and performs both in concert and on parade. In concert, the band performs twenty to thirty minutes of varied music, including marches and pop songs.


Musicians must join the Grande Prairie Music Society at a cost of $10/year in order to join the Marching Band Ensemble.

To book the Grande Prairie Marching Band, send an email to

About the Conductor

Chris Gallagher

Chris has been involved with marching bands since joining the North Battleford City Kinsmen Band in 1997. After playing with this organization, he left an received a degree in Music Education from the University of Saskatchewan. He accepted a job in the Grande Prairie Public School Division as a music teacher and also became involved with the Grande Prairie Marching Band first as a member, then an assistant director. Chris Gallagher now holds the position of director of the marching band.


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