FIU's Marching Band

  • Victor Romero, 24, a Physics major, plays a trumpet solo during FIU marching band rehearsal at FIU stadium on November 3, 2010. CHARLES MOSTOLLER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Members of the drum line go over rhythms before FIU's marching band practice at FIU stadium on November 3, 2010. CHARLES MOSTOLLER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Members of the FIU marching band practice moving through different formations at an FIU marching band rehearsal at FIU stadium on November 3, 2010. CHARLES MOSTOLLER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Band director Barry Bernard demonstrates how he wants his band members to pretend they are marching with guns, at an FIU marching band rehearsal at FIU stadium on November 3, 2010. CHARLES MOSTOLLER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Members of the drum line go over rhythms before FIU's marching band practice at FIU stadium on November 3, 2010. CHARLES MOSTOLLER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Max Williams, 19, a Computer Engineering major, warms up on his tuba during a FIU marching band rehearsal at FIU stadium on November 3, 2010. CHARLES MOSTOLLER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • An trumpet player practices at an FIU marching band rehearsal at FIU stadium on November 3, 2010. CHARLES MOSTOLLER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF