330 Strong: A Closer Look

330 Strong: A Closer Look

The Marching Virginians is an ensemble comprised of 330 Strong: a diverse group of multi-talented student performers who find time to showcase their passion for music in front of thousands at football games, parades, and community events. Comprised of students from all majors, all marching instruments, and all years from across the United States, The Spirit of Tech highlights how diversity strengthens community, fosters an environment of friendship and inclusiveness, and creates for long-lasting memories. 

A "Valiant" Success - Valiant's First Spin Clinic

A "Valiant" Success - Valiant's First Spin Clinic

For those in the Marching Virginians Color Guard that wish to continue spinning after band season, Valiant Indoor Guard is the place to go. After an extremely successful competition season, Valiant hosted their first ever Spin Clinic. The event was a success, thanks to all of the high school students and Marching Virginians in attendance.

See “The Spirit of Tech” Up Close

See “The Spirit of Tech” Up Close

“Hokie Village” is located on Beamer Way a little past Cassell Coliseum—just follow the sound of loud music and cheering fans. When you walk up the stairs and through the gates, you’ll find a bustling atmosphere with music, tailgating games, and concessions, as well as appearances by student athletes, cheerleaders, the Hokie Bird himself, and of course, your Marching Virginians. Learn more about how to see the MVs up close and personal on Game Days at Hokie Village

So You Want to be on the Marching Virginians Color Guard

So You Want to be on the Marching Virginians Color Guard

On Wednesday of this week, high school seniors all across the country committed to attending Virginia Tech. Many of those students are probably already thinking about auditioning to be a Marching Virginian, and we are so excited to meet them! Closing off our “So You Want to be a Marching Virginian?” series is a post directed at those interested in color guard. Read to find out a little more about band camp and the audition process!

Kelly Guthrie: The Experience

Kelly Guthrie: The Experience

While most people find their “band family” during their freshman year band camp, Kelly Guthrie was born into hers. With two MV parents, Kelly always knew she wanted to join the MVs. However, when she got to Virginia Tech, not everything went as planned… Read her story in the latest addition to the series “The Experience.”

A New Atmosphere

A New Atmosphere

The Hokies have advanced to the sweet 16 and are gearing up to face Duke. So where do the Marching Virginians fit into this? Many MVs join The Hokie Pep Band that plays at basketball games. Eric Chang, Marching Virginians drum major and member of The Hokie Pep Band, sits down with Chad Reep, assistant director of the Marching Virginians and director of Pep Band, in order to take a closer look at how the MVs contribute to Hokie Basketball.

MV Alumni: Giving Back to Move Forward

MV Alumni: Giving Back to Move Forward

Even though The Marching Virginians are a fairly young organization, our ability to pull together and work toward a common goal is one of our greatest strengths. With VT Giving Day starting at noon on Tuesday 3/19, can the MV Alumni join forces and raise enough funds for the MVs to rise to the top?