Marshall University Bands

Marching Thunder
Find everything you need to know about the Marshall University Marching Thunder, the largest and most visible student organization on campus. The Marching Thunder provides entertainment and school spirit at football games, basketball games, and other community functions. It’s open to ALL Marshall University students – Get involved!

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Wind Symphony
The Wind Symphony is Marshall University’s premier concert ensemble for wind and percussion students. Under the direction of Dr. Phil Vallejo, this select ensemble is open to students from throughout the university by audition and provides the opportunity to perform literature from the traditional and contemporary repertory.

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Symphonic Band
The Marshall University Symphonic Band is one of our fine ensembles that performs music recognized as core wind band repertoire, as well as some new wind band works by new and upcoming composers of today. Under the direction of Dr. Christopher Schletter, membership in the Symphonic Band is open to all Marshall University students, both music majors and non-majors.

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Support the Marching Thunder

2024-25 Wind Band Concert Series

October 9th – Symphonic Band & Wind Symphony

November 21st – Wind Symphony

December 5th – Symphonic Band

February 19th – Wind Symphony (HSHB)

February 20th – Symphonic Band (HSHB)

April 30th – Wind Symphony

May 1st – Symphonic Band

All concerts can be found on our YouTube Channel here.

All concerts start at 7:30 unless otherwise noted.


Marching Thunder Events

Fall 2024 Performance Schedule
Next season’s game and performance schedule will be determined in the spring. Please stay tuned.

31st – Home vs. Stoney Brook (Band Day)

7th – Away game vs. VT
28th – Home vs. W. Michigan

5th – Home vs. App State (Homecoming)
17th (Thurs) – Home vs. GA St.
26th – Tri-State Marching Championships

2nd – Home vs. ULM
16th – Home vs. CCU

7th – Possible SBC Championships
Possible Post-season Bowl Game