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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 John Sinsel.
  • 12 Jan 2015 11:42 PM | Sarah Bennett

    WVU has reported that Jim Robinson and Lysander Dudley have recently passed away.  The two past leaders of the West Virginia University Foundation are being remembered for their service and commitment to the University.

    Robinson, who served as Foundation president from 1984 until his retirement in 1998, passed away Tuesday in Arizona. He was 81. Dudley, who served as executive director (title later changed to president) of the Foundation from 1976-1983, died Wednesday in Florida. He was 83.  

    To read more about these two men and their contributions to WVU, please see the full article at http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2015/01/09/former-wvu-foundation-leaders-jim-robinson-lysander-dudley-remembered-fondly.

  • 27 Sep 2014 12:06 AM | Sarah Bennett
    Early Bird Registration is now closed.  If you have an outstanding balance, you need to send an email to webmaster@wvualumniband.org. Anyone wishing to participate in pre-game must register at the trouble table Saturday morning (10/4) at the Shell Building. Please contact webmaster@wvualumniband.org with any questions.

  • 31 Aug 2014 5:02 PM | Sarah Bennett

    2014 Registration & Payment Details

    Dues can now be paid using PayPal!  Dues must be paid before you register for Homecoming events.  Please follow the steps below to pay dues and register for 2014 Homecoming events.
    1. Log-in and process your membership invoice. Remember, that you will not be able to register for homecoming events until you process your dues invoice.  (If you have already paid or processed a renewal, move to step 2.)   

    2. Next, register for 2014 Homecoming activities.  There are TWO registrations - one for the parade and party and a second for game day events.  Register for the parade and party, the game or both.  Use the on-line forms (see upcoming events below), by September 26th to get the Early Bird Discount.  You may also download, print and mail in your registration form. Note that if you choose to register with the paper form that your registration will be based off the postmark.

    3. If you use the paper form, be sure to download and attach the member ticket agreement form and the alcohol policy agreement form to your registration.


    5. Once you have registered for all events you wish to participate in, you can pay your full balance for dues and all event registration invoices in one transaction.  You will see a "Balance Due" in the lower right corner of your computer screen. Click on that and all event registrations will be bundled together. Click to pay using PayPal or send your check or money order to

    WVU Alumni Band

    PO Box 1028      

    Dellslow, WV 26531-1028      

    *Please note that registrations for the parade and party are separate from game day events.  This allows us to properly account for member attendance for the party and game day tickets.            

    6. New members must be pre-verified before being permitted to pay dues and register.  Please factor in an additional five business days to get verified. 

    7. Payments must be received by September 30, 2014. Any payments not received by the due date are subject to cancellation.  Late registrations are subject to a $35 late fee and a wait list WILL NOT be available.  Anyone wishing to register after September 26th, must register during Saturday morning registration on October 4, 2014. 

  • 01 Aug 2014 2:06 PM | Sarah Bennett
    Because of the legal issues around securing the 501c, many details surrounding the operational activities of the organization and planning of homecoming had to be put on hold.  

    The Board of Directors and members present at the July 2014 meeting voted to increase the dues from $17 to $20.  In the coming weeks, you will be able to pay your dues on-line.  

    The newsletter and on-line registration for 2014 Homecoming will be available at the end of August. We will also be offering on-line payments for homecoming activities this year.  Members will be sent an email once on-line payment for dues and homecoming registration become available.  There will also be a message on the website.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at webmaster@wvualumniband.org.

  • 26 Apr 2014 9:55 AM | Sarah Bennett

    The eleventh annual Three Rivers Community Band Festival will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Upper St. Clair High School Theater. 

    The festival will once again include a Festival Band comprised of community players from all over the region.

    We are excited to announce that Don Wilcox will be this year’s Festival Band conductor. Mr. Wilcox is Professor Emeritus, West Virginia University and the Conductor of the Northport Community Band, Northport, Michigan.  Visit the festival home page to read about his impressive career!

  • 30 Mar 2014 12:00 PM | Sarah Bennett
    The March meeting will be held at Meeting is at Jameson's (next to Tudor's) on High Street at 2:30pm.  
  • 15 Nov 2013 3:47 PM | Sarah Bennett

    WVU Homecoming Weekend for 2014 has been set for Friday October 3rd and Saturday October 4th, 2014.  The Mountaineers will take on the Kansas Jayhawks. See the full Mountaineer schedule below. 

    2014 Football Schedule 
    Day Date Opponent Time
    Sat. Aug. 30 Alabama^ TBA
    Sat. Sept. 6 TOWSON TBA
    Sat. Sept. 13 at Maryland TBA
    Sat. Sept. 27 OKLAHOMA TBA
    Sat. Oct. 4 KANSAS* TBA
    Sat. Oct. 11 at Texas Tech TBA
    Sat. Oct. 18 BAYLOR TBA
    Sat. Oct. 25 at Oklahoma State TBA
    Sat. Nov. 1 TCU+ TBA
    Sat. Nov. 8 at Texas TBA
    Thurs. Nov. 20 KANSAS STATE TBA
    Sat. Nov. 29 at Iowa State TBA

    ^- Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Atlanta, Ga.
    *- Homecoming
    +- Mountaineer Day
  • 03 Nov 2013 8:37 PM | Sarah Bennett
    There will not be a December WVU Alumni Band Board meeting.  The next regular meeting is scheduled for January 26th.  The meeting will be held at Treasurer Patty Slagel's home. Time to be announced.
  • 25 Sep 2013 11:26 PM | Sarah Bennett
    It is with heavy hearts that we report that fellow musician Millard Hill, aged 89, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Millard played baritone in the WVU Band and Alumni Band. He and his wife Betty traveled on many of the Alumni Band trips overseas, performing for audiences in over a dozen countries. He always had a beautiful smile and wonderful sense of humor to share. He was a true Mountaineer and friend. He will be greatly missed by his WVU Band family.

    Services for Millard will be held September 28, 2013 at 11am at the Indian River City United Methodist Church, Titusville, FL 32780. Please send condolences for Betty and the family to the following address:   

    Betty Hill
    345 Pritchard St.
    Titusville, FL 32780-6538
  • 26 Aug 2013 1:24 PM | Sarah Bennett

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    Please do not create a new account.  This causes overlap with accounts that creates problems with the membership roster.

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