At Woodwind & Brasswind you’ll find a wide selection of marching shoes, gloves and apparel your band programs use. Two of the most important aspects of any marching band uniform are the shoes and the gloves. Both serve important purposes both visually and practically. Today’s marching band shoes include technology designed to assist the student with proper visual technique such as side to side and cornering movement. This can be essential in the competitive marching band world. In addition to the structural improvements, the clean contour and top-grade leather can create a strong visual element to the movement of any ensemble. The durable cotton gloves primarily will protect the player’s instrument from all the oils and sweat from hours on the practice field. Additionally the uniformity of style across the ensemble won’t distract from any visual elements during the performance. Several styles of hats including the popular “Aussie” hats can add a sophisticated flair to any marching band, plus what tuba or sousaphone section wouldn’t want to be without the traditional beret made popular by many drum corps and top universities. Don’t forget to also check out our Marching Band Central page for band, drumline and guard essentials.