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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.

Let's Have a Parade!

"The Pride of West Virginia," the Mountaineer Marching Band has been invited to perform in the 2024 Macy*s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

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Audition Information - 2024 Mountaineer Marching Band


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

2023-2024 WVU Bands Performance Calendar

Ten concert performances are scheduled for the upcoming academic year. 

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The Pride of West Virginia

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

Experience the tradition