The UNG Pep Band is a division of the University of North Georgia Golden Eagle Band and?performs for NCAA athletic events throughout the year. Membership is by audition and band members receive a stipend.?In addition to a 25-person ensemble that performs at most home basketball games, the Nighthawk Drumline was formed in 2018 to foster a collegiate atmosphere at games and special events.?
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Golden Eagle Marching Band?is the oldest college marching band in the state of?Georgia and is one of the oldest in the United States. In continuous existence?since the founding of the university in 1873, the band serves as the?official musical representative of the university and its nationally recognized Corps?of Cadets. Members of the ensemble are drawn from the university student?body at-large and from all five?of the UNG campuses.