All high school band students and Marching Thunder Alumni are invited to join the Marching Thunder to play for the Marshall Spring Game. Details are available below. Meet us in the Henderson Center Band Complex at 2:00pm wearing your favorite Marshall gear. Music will be provided! Come have a fun day playing music and cheering on The Herd!
Saturday, April 30th
2:00- Meet in the Henderson Center Band Complex
2:30- Pep Rally in the stadium parking lot
3:30- Kick Off
The Marching Thunder has been invited by the Mayor of Rome, Italy to perform in the New Year’s Day Celebration Parade! The Marching Thunder will travel on December 30th and spend 7 days touring the great city and will be featured in two performances during their stay.
August 19- Friends and Family Show; Marshall University Campus
August 20- Thursday Night Concert Series; Pullman Plaza
September 6- Home football game opener; Joan C. Edwards Stadium
September 12- Ohio University Away Game; Penden Stadium
September 19- Home Football Game and Band Day; Joan C. Edwards Stadium
October 3- Home Football Game; Joan C. Edwards Stadium
October 9- Home Football Game; Joan C. Edwards Stadium
October 10- Exhibition in New Albany, OH
October 17- Tri-State Marching Festival
Who: All students, faculty, staff, alumni, and fans of the Marching Thunder are invited to participate. The winning t-shirt design will be produced as a limited run and sold by the Marching Thunder at various events throughout the season. The winner will receive a free shirt and along with a guest, will join the Marching Thunder at a home game.
Why: Just because!
Your design should be Marching Thunder themed
Your design may contain a maximum of four (4) colors (plus the shirt color).
Design should not exceed 8 ½ x 11 inches.
Designs may be created using a professional design program. If you use Photoshop or other paint programs, then the design must be no less than 600 dpi at 8 ½ x 11 inches in dimension
The University’s brand colors should be incorporated in the design.
The design should be created for use on either a white, grey, black, or kelly green shirt. The fial look shirt color will be decided by the contest committee.
Official Marshall athletics logos and marks are prohibited from use in the design
Use of the University’s institutional logo is permitted.
Submit the application along with a CD containing a recording of your ensemble
The recording should be made after January 2015
Include two pieces of contrasting style
Label the CD with the name of the school and the title of the two selections
Include at least 2 programs from your concerts within the past 2 years
Mail all materials by June 1, 2015
The selection process will include a panel of Marshall faculty. The selection will be done in a blind listening session where panel will not know which school is playing. Applicants will be notified by June 8th.
Please contact Adam Dalton if you have any questions.
The Marching Thunder would like to congratulate the leadership team for the 2015-2016 season. The amount of passion and enthusiasm for the Marching Thunder was incredible to witness through the interviews and conducting auditions. It is going to be an amazing year for The Marching Thunder!
Iesha Kotson- Flute
Anna Blakeman- Clarinet
Zach Falther- Clarinet
Tyler Deering- Saxophone
Melissa Barlip- Saxophone
Colton Brumfield- Trumpet
Shelby Hudson- Trumpet
Bobby May- Mellophone
Billy Mullins- Trombone
Charlie Dobson- Baritone/Tenor Saxophone
Adam O’Neal- Tuba
The Marching Thunder invites all high school band students to play with us and cheer on the team during the Marshall Spring Game. The game will be held on April 25, 2015 at 2pm. Students should report to the band room in the Henderson Center at 1pm to collect their music and walk in with the band. Admission is free for students who play with us and parents can get in for $5. The band will play our favorite cheers and tunes from the stands. The game should last about an hour.
If you are interested in joining us, please fill out the form below so we can have music ready for you!
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Marshall University will be having a twirling clinic this Saturday, March 7th from 1-3:30 in the band room located in the Henderson Center. We will be going over various tricks and routines to prepare you for auditions that will be Held on April 25, 2015. The clinic Is not required but is recommended to anybody in High School that may want to try out for MU Majorette in the next year or two. Please contact Kim Maynard if you have questions or concerns. 304 634-4222 or email@example.com
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