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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 six 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...

Consisting of 340 members representing a wide range of academic majors from across the university, "The Pride of West Virginia!" serves as a source of spirit and musical energy as they represent West Virginia University across the state and beyond.

2023 Mountaineer Marching Band 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

2022-2023 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