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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Wind Symphony
The Wind Symphony is Marshall University’s premier concert ensemble for wind and percussion students. Directed by Dr. Adam Dalton, 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.

Find out more about Marshall University Wind Symphony

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. Membership in the Symphonic Band is open to all Marshall University students, both music majors and non-majors.

Find out more about the Symphonic Band

Upcoming Wind Band Performances

The Marshall University Wind Bands new concert season begin this fall. Stay tuned for dates and times.

All concerts can be found on our YouTube Channel here.


Marching Thunder Events

Fall 2021 Performance Schedule
This schedule is subject to change over the course of the summer
at MU unless otherwise noted)


11 Leadership Day Camp
12 Band Camp Begins
20 Herd Rally on 9th
21 Friends and Family Performance
26 Paint the City Green (Charleston)

11 vs N.C. Central & Band Day
18 vs East Carolina
28 Kanawha Gazette-Mail Band & Majorette Festival Exhibition

9 vs Old Dominion (Homecoming)
16 Tri-State Marching Championships
23 Dawson-Bryant Exhibition
30 vs FIU

13 vs UAB
27 vs Western Kentucky (Thanksgiving Weekend)

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