It comes as no surprise that managing a 330-strong marching band is not a one-person job. This post gives a little additional insight to the roles of the thirteen-strong Marching Virginians Officer Team.
On Friday April 12th, 10 candidates from the MVs auditioned in front of a live band for the coveted spot of drum major. Late that night, Nick Ramy got the phone call telling him he had earned the pleasure of being The Marching Virginian’s 50th drum major! In this post, Erin Slezak interviews Nick about the upcoming season.
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.”
The Marching Virginians have a student leadership team of over 70 individuals. Today, we are shining a light on what it is like to be the band’s Executive Officer, the individual that oversees the student leadership team, serves as a liason between the directors and the band, and is the official representative of the Marching Virginians.