Marching Knights

10 Time wv state marching band champions

The “Marching Knights” are recognized as one of the premier marching band programs in the State of West Virginia. They are under the direction of Mr. Timothy R. James. In the past 21 years the Knights have won 117 Grand championships on the local and national level. They have won top honors in Parade and Showmanship at the Peach Bowl, The Gator Bowl, the Outback Bowl, and the Orange Bowl. The “Marching Knights” have won ten Grand Championships at the Marshall University Tri-State Marching Band Festival and the West Virginia Black Walnut Festival. In 2009, the “Marching Knights” performed in the nationally televised Indianapolis 500 Parade. In April of 2012, the “Marching Knights” marched in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom for the eighth time. The CMHS Band has performed twice for the President of the United States. They are the current reigning “2021” WV State Marching Band champions and have been the past ten years. The Band has also received a “superior” ratings in Concert band and Jazz band for the past 25 years

2019 Bands of America at Lucas Oil Stadium