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Meet Pride of the Mountains

Mountains to Macy's

Mountains to Macy's

Take a look behind the scenes of the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band as they prepare to take on the Big Apple for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

November 20, 2019


Dakota Groves

Dakota Groves

Drumming Up Success - How one student's passion for the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band led to his success both in and out of the classroom.

October 24, 2019


Electric violinist brings a different “swagger” to the Pride of the Mountains

Electric violinist brings a different “swagger” to the Pride of the Mountains

Brandon Rice came to Western Carolina University last winter from Irmo, South Carolina to audition for the School of Music. During his audition, he noticed there was an informational meeting about the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band.

October 16, 2019


Inspiring Others to Believe

Inspiring Others to Believe

With Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band performing in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, it seems only fitting that its football halftime show for the upcoming season tie in with that honor.

September 09, 2019


Amanda Muse

Amanda Muse

Amanda Muse is one of very few female snare drum players who perform at the highest levels of marching band. After overcoming stereotypes and physical challenges, Amanda uses her talent to inspire a new generation of musicians.

September 09, 2019


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