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Six unique ensembles enrich the university community and bring Mountaineers together through music. 

Learn more about the bands

The WVU Bands program serves nearly five hundred students in five ensembles. It is designed to provide professional training for music education and performance majors, while also serving as a performance outlet for wind and percussion players throughout the university community, regardless of major.

And now, from the College of Creative Arts...

Announcing auditions for the 2020 WVU Mountaineer Marching Band, "The Pride of West Virginia!"  Make plans now to be part of one of the most visible organizations on campus.  The 2020 season starts on the road in Atlanta, GA, as the Mountaineer football team faces the Seminoles of Florida State University.

Audition Information


Ensemble Auditions

Audition to be a part of the Wind Symphony or Symphonic Band, or join the Concert Band without an audition.

Find out how to join

2019-2020 WVU Bands Performance Calendar

Eleven concert performances are scheduled for the upcoming academic year. 

See Our Schedule

The Pride of West Virginia

The WVU Marching Band has inspired generations of mountaineers since 1901.

Experience the tradition