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.

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Symphonic Winds

The Marshall University Symphonic Winds is one of the fine ensembles performing core wind band repertoire, as well as some new works, available to us. Membership in the Symphonic Winds is open to all Marshall University students, both music majors and non-majors.

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Upcoming Wind Band Performances

All concerts can be found on our YouTube Channel here.

February 18th at 7:30pm

  • Wind Symphony Virtual Concert – Delayed due to extreme weather. Concert to be on our YouTube Channel soon.

February 19th at 7:30pm

  • Symphonic Band Virtual Concert – Delayed due to extreme weather. Concert to be on our YouTube Channel soon.


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 Freshman March (Drum Line Only)
21 Friends and Family Performance

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

9 vs Old Dominion
16 Possible Tri-State Marching Championships
24 vs FIU (Possible Homecoming)

13 vs UAB
27 vs Western Kentucky

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