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The Pride
of West VIrginia

About the band

About the Band

The 330-plus member "Pride of West Virginia" has performed before more than one million people over the past twenty years.

Learn about the band
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Band History

Throughout its 118-year history, the band has grown and evolved into an active, high-spirited organization with great tradition.

Travel through time
Band Directors at the football field

Band Directors

Over the course of its history, thirteen different individuals have served as director of the WVU Marching Band.

Meet our directors
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Band Trivia

How much do you know about the Mountaineer Marching Band?

Find out the facts

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Upcoming Events & Performances

*TENTATIVE 2024-2025 Schedule*

August 10-17 - Band Camp - Morgantown, WV

August 19 - Monday Night Lights - Milan Puskar Stadium

August 31 - WVU vs. Penn State - Milan Puskar Stadium

September 7 - WVU vs. Albany - Milan Puskar Stadium

September 14 - WVU @ Pitt - Pittsburgh, PA

September 21 - WVU vs. Kansas - Milan Puskar Stadium

September 24 - Kanawha County Marching Band Festival - Charleston, WV

October 5 - West Virginia Forest Festival - Elkins, WV

October 12 - WVU vs. Iowa State - Milan Puskar Stadium

October 18 - Homecoming Parade - High Street, Morgantown, WV

October 19 - WVU vs. Kansas State (Homecoming) - Milan Puskar Stadium

November 16 - WVU vs. Baylor (Mountaineer Week) - Milan Puskar Stadium

November 23 - WVU vs. UCF - Milan Puskar Stadium

November 28 - Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - New York City, NY


Support the Pride


Pride Practice Field and Facility

A new home for the Pride of West Virginia is coming to the Med Fields on the Health Sciences Campus! 



Pride Travel Fund

Since 2007, the Pride Travel Fund has enabled the band to travel to many locations including out-of-state football games and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC.

Give now to the Pride Travel Fund   

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