Marching Thunder

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The Marshall University Marching Thunder is the largest and most visible student organization on campus. The marching band provides entertainment and school spirit at football games, basketball games, and other community functions. It provides a family for its members and fosters teamwork and dedication for a common goal. We welcome and invite your participation. We want you here! If you have any question regarding involvement in The Marching Thunder specific to any of the section in the program, you are more than welcome to reach out to any of our student leaders. If you have specific questions for the Director of Athletic Bands, please contact Dr. Christopher Schletter.

Band Camp Registration
Class Registration and Schedule
Tuition Waiver Information

Upcoming Wind Band Performances

All concerts can be found on our YouTube Channel here.

April 15th – The Wind Symphony presents their final performance of the season, “Concert of Soloists.” Thank you all for attending.
You can watch the concert again here.

Thursday, April 22nd – Symphonic Band presents their final performance of the season, “Air, Land, and Sea.”

You can watch the concert again 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 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 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)