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The Ram Band is one of the highlights of Shepherd University. Known for its strong commitment to musical excellence and its exciting shows, the Ram Band is in great demand throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The Ram Band is not limited to music majors and is open to all Shepherd University students.

Get ready to dance and sing along in the Ram Band’s rock-n-roll throwback show, Rockin’ the 80’s, as we celebrate popular music from the 1980’s by iconic popular artists including: Journey, Michael Jackson, Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, and Queen. Rockin’ the 80’s features: Any Way You Want It, Michael Jackson Medley (Beat It & Smooth Criminal), I’ve Had the Time of My Life (Dirty Dancing) and Don’t Stop Me Now.

The RAM Band is directed by Dr. Scott Hippensteel, and this year’s Field Commanders are Anthony Domina and Natalie McGeachy. The RAM Band staff includes: music arranger Frank Mahoney, percussion arranger and instructor Daniel Morris, visual and marching instructor John Karos, color guard instructors Kathy Windle, and drill writer Dan Kalantarian. 

For more information about the RAM Band, contact director Dr. Hippensteel at
For music, forms, handbook, schedule, and Ram Band Reunion information please visit our unofficial website at