Grant Prater

Bachelor of Arts

Grant Prater is a senior graduating summa cum laude who hails from Monroe, Michigan. He majored in music (BA) with minors in history and business enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and the Ross School of Business. Grant has always had a passion for music. He was a four-year member of the trumpet section in the Michigan Marching Band, participated in the Michigan Hockey Band, and the Michigan University Band. Additionally, Grant is an active member of Kappa Kappa Psi, the National Honorary Band Fraternity. Grant plans to attend graduate school to pursue a master’s in music education with certification and has already been accepted to multiple schools. He is supported by his parents, Craig Prater and Cheryl Sweeney, and his brother Drew who also attends the University of Michigan.


Trumpet Player & Rank Leader, University of Michigan Marching Band (August 2017-present)
Conductor, University of Michigan Stadium Band (August 2019-present)
Trumpet Player, University of Michigan University Band (January 2019-present)
Trumpet Player, University of Michigan Hockey Band (September 2017-present)
Trumpet Player, Michigan Trumpet Ensemble (September 2020-present)
Trumpet Player, Adrian Chamber Brass & Friends (March-April 2018)
Kappa Kappa Psi, Nu Chapter (March 2020-present)