Marshall University Bands

Marching Thunder

The Marshall University Marching Thunder is the largest and most visible student organization on campus. As the largest student organization on campus, the marching band provides entertainment and school spirit at football games, basketball games, and other community functions.

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The Marching Thunder hosts several events throughout the year for Alumni, High School and Middle School students in the area. Check out our events page and our social media for more information on upcoming events!

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There are no tryouts for membership in the Marching Thunder for instrumentalists. However, auditions are required for new students that wish to apply for a partial tuition scholarship through the marching band.

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Marching Thunder Events

2020 Performance Schedule
This schedule is subject to change over the course of the summer
(@ MU unless otherwise noted)


13 Band Camp Begins
21 Freshman March (Drum Line Only)
22 Mini-Camp and Friends and Family Performance

12 vs Pitt
22 Kanawha Majorette Festival Exhibition
26 vs Boise State

3 vs Rice
10 Tri-State Marching Championships
24 vs FAU (Homecoming)

14 vs MTSU
30 vs UNCC

5 Potential C-USA Championship (TBA)
Post-season Bowl Game (location/Date TBA)