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News from the WVU Alumni Band in Morgantown, West Virginia. To arrange an interview with a WVU Alumni Band officer or member, please e-mail Mary Lechliter.
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  • 30 Jun 2022 11:06 PM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    Proceeds to benefit The Pride of West Virginia

    The WVU Alumni Band, Inc. is excited to welcome members and friends to our first annual fundraiser night. Buffet dinner and a cash bar* will be provided. Raffles and silent auction items will be available throughout the evening. Elite Casino Events will provide games for all to enjoy.**

    Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022

    Time: 6:00 - 10:00pm

    Location: The Erickson Alumni Center - 1 Alumni Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506

    Tickets: $100 per person (21 and over) available at Eventbrite.

    Hotel BlockHoliday Inn, Pineview Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505. Use Group Code BAN. Rooms available through July 15, 2022.

    *Attire is business casual or come dressed as a favorite character from the Great Gatsby.

    **Casino games are for entertainment purposes only. No cash or prizes will be exchanged or awarded.



  • 22 Jun 2022 6:05 PM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    The WVU Alumni Band has been invited to play for the Best Virginia team in the 2022 Fairmont, WV scrimmage and the Charleston, WV TBT Basketball Tournament. Registration is required in order to participate at both eventsBelow are some highlights concerning the scrimmage and the tournament.

    Fairmont, WV Scrimmage

    • Date & Venue - July 16, 2022 at The Feaster Center on the campus of Fairmont State University. Tipoff is at 6:00pm. Call time for rehearsal and setup is 4:45pm. 
    • Muriale's - There will be an opportunity to gather at Muriale's prior to the event for a late afternoon lunch. 

    Charleston, WV Tournament

    • Date & Venue - The first game will be held on July 24, 2022 at the Charleston Civic Center. Tipoff is at 7pm against Virginia Dream. Report time for pep band members will be 5:45pm. Please enter the facility via the loading dock. If Best Virginia advances, performances will be held on July 26th and 27th.

    Registration/Deadlines

    • Please go to our TBT Tournament page to register. The registration deadline is Noon on July 5, 2022 for the Fairmont scrimmage and Noon on July 15, 2022 for the Charleston Tournament. 
    Tickets and Guests
    • Both events are FREE for those participating in the pep band. Guests are welcome to purchase a ticket at the door for the Fairmont event and in advance for the Charleston tournament. Guests will be seated with the general public. Non-pep band members will not be permitted in the music area. 

    For more information and to register for the events, please visit our website. Ellen Ramey is in charge of this event. If you have any questions, please reach out to her at info@wvualumniband.org.

    Let's Go Mountaineers!



  • 25 May 2022 7:05 PM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    The June meeting is being held virtually (via Zoom) on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 7:00PM.  This is a member-only event for those that paid their 2022 dues.  You must RSVP in order to participate.  The link to register is in the Event Section of the website.

    Zoom credentials will be sent to registered dues paid members on Monday, June 13, 2022.  We hope to see you there!

    As a reminder, please complete the Committee Form when you visit our website.  There will be plenty of activities this year and members ideas and support are needed to make them a success.


  • 05 Apr 2022 7:30 PM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    The WVU Alumni Band Inc. is excited to announce that we will be attending the Gold-Blue game this year on April 23, 2022, to participate in the stands with The Pride of West Virginia. We are looking forward to starting a new tradition of playing during the Annual Spring game. This will be an event that you can share with your families.

    Please plan to wear a gold short or long sleeved shirt and dark blue pants or jeans. The shirt should be family appropriate. We will receive a schedule and music closer to the date from the Band office.

    Tickets for the Gold-Blue Spring Game are $10 and can be purchased in advance from WVU here.  A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit WVU Medicine Children’s. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate the day of the game.

    We ask that you please register here as the band office needs to have a count of all those attending. Any updates for the event, including the schedule, will be sent to only those registered.

    Rental equipment will be free and can be secured during registration. Please reserve your equipment by Friday, April 15, 2022. After that date we cannot guarantee availability.

    We hope to see you there!

  • 28 Mar 2022 1:21 PM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    The WVU Alumni Band is hosting two spring baseball game raffles in support of activities for the WVU Marching Band. The raffles open Monday, March, 28, 2022 at Noon to band alumni and the general public.  Be sure to share the information with your friends and family.

    We have two great baseball games:

    Raffle #1 - WVU vs Oklahoma State (Raffle opens 3/28 and ends 4/4.)

    Event Date: Saturday, April 16, 2022

    Event Time: 4:00 pm

    Family Day package of 4 tickets & a $10 concessions voucher.

    Facility: Mon County Ballpark

    Seating: Level L; Section 106; Row O; Seats 17-20


    Raffle #2 - WVU vs Texas (Raffle opens 3/28 and ends 4/11.)

    Event Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022

    Event Time: 4:00 pm

    Family Day package of 4 tickets & a $10 concessions voucher.

    Facility: Mon County Ballpark

    Seating: Level L; Section 104; Row N; Seats 5-8

    Ticket prices:

    • 1 ticket for $1
    • 5 tickets for $4
    When each raffle ends, a winner will be randomly selected and notified. Winners of the raffles will also be posted on our WVU Alumni Band website (www.wvualumniband.org) and on our Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/WVU-Alumni-Band-Event-Page-103390524613434). 

    Ticket packages can be picked up the day of the game at the Will Call window. Please review and purchase your raffle tickets using the following links.

    Raffle #1-WVU vs Oklahoma State

    Raffle #2-WVU vs Texas

    All money from the raffles will be used to support sponsored activities or needs of the band members.


  • 23 Mar 2022 11:11 AM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    The April meeting is being held virtually (via Zoom) on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 7:00PM.  This is a member-only event for those that paid their 2022 dues.  You must RSVP in order to participate.  The link to register is in the Event Section of the website.

    Zoom credentials will be sent to registered dues paid members on Monday, April 4, 2022.  We hope to see you there!

    As a reminder, please complete the Committee Form when you visit our website.  There will be plenty of activities this year and members ideas and support are needed to make them a success.


  • 02 Feb 2022 10:58 AM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    The February meeting is being held virtually (via Zoom) on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 7:00PM.  This is a member-only event for those that paid their 2022 dues.  You must RSVP in order to participate.  The link to register is in the Event Section of the website.

    Zoom credentials will be sent to registered dues paid members on Monday, February 14, 2022.  We hope to see you there!

    As a reminder, please complete the Committee Form when you visit our website.  There will be plenty of activities this year and members ideas and support are needed to make them a success.


  • 25 Jan 2022 11:10 AM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    Register today so you don't miss out participating in this event. Registration is open through March 5, 2022.

    Parade Information

    We need to be at line-up by 9:00am.  The parade begins at 10:00am.  We plan to hold a rehearsal at line-up if allowed.

    Equipment/Instrument Rental – We are working to be able to provide rental equipment for this event.  If you can rent from a local music store (such as Music and Arts) or can borrow an instrument from a local school or a friend, please do so.  

    IF we are able to provide rentals, there would be a limited number/type of equipment available. More information about this will be posted as it becomes available.  

    Please be sure to visit the Pittsburgh Saint Patrick's Day Parade page at our web site.


  • 11 Jan 2022 6:10 PM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    The registration portal to pay membership dues for 2022 is now open under the "Events" section of the website.  Early bird payments are being accepted through March 31, 2022 and are $25.00.  Any membership processed after that date will be the annual fee of $35.00.  Please click here to be directed to the membership form.

      

  • 05 Nov 2021 10:35 AM | Sarah Harper (Administrator)

    We have WVU Alumni Band, Inc merchandise for sale for the holiday season.  All orders must be placed by midnight Monday, November 15, 2021.  Orders will begin to ship December 02, 2021.  Please see link below.


    WVU Alumni Band Holiday Apparel Order Form


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