Welcome to the Mighty Sound of the South's home page! The mission of the Mighty Sound of the South Marching Band is perform entertaining
halftime and pre-game shows, and to provide energy and spirit at all events at which
we perform. The MSS performs more than any other student ensemble on campus, and for
approximately 350,000 fans each fall. The MSS is a frequent guest at community and
corporate events, and performs for football, men's and women's basketball, select
women's volleyball, and select men's soccer games. The MSS is featured at nearly every
campus-wide event, ranging from Freshman Convocation to the Homecoming Parade and
Pep Rally. The band has been featured at the 2008 NCAA Final Four – winning the "Battle
of the Bands", on the nationally syndicated "Mike & Mandy" Radio Show, and is a star
attraction at the Bandmaster's Championship, a high school marching band contest administered
by The University of Memphis Band Alumni Chapter. Members of the MSS represent all
academic disciplines across campus, and is open to all students via audition - scholarships
are available. Come join the largest and loudest student organization on campus!
For more information on becoming a part of the Mighty Sound of the South, contact
Mrs. Carol Rakestraw at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 901.678.2263!