Founded in 1898, the Manitowoc Marine Band has a rich history of excellence, and performs for thousands of audience members annually. The ensemble consists of approximately 50 members, and is a 501c4 organization sponsored by the City of Manitowoc and the Marine Band Alliance. The Marine Band is currently under the direction of Jeremiah Eis, and performs a variety of performances throughout the year. Some of these include exchange concerts, educational & outreach performances, holiday concerts, parades, and a variety of themed performances.