The Central Methodist Marching Eagles perform at home football games and present an exhibition at the Central Methodist University annual Marching Festival, Band Day. Over thirty high school marching bands participate in the Festival.
Membership in the Marching Band and Color Guard is open to any qualified Central Methodist student by audition.
Scholarships are available to all students participating in fine arts, regardless of major. Students must be accepted to CMU and audition in order to qualify for a scholarship.