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The West Chester University Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band is a group of 300+ students that proudly represents West Chester University and the greater West Chester community. Comprised of students from more than 60 different majors, the marching band involves students from every segment of the campus population and is the largest student organization on campus!

In addition to performing at local and regional parades and exhibitions, the "RamBand" has performed at prestigious events including the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nashville Christmas Parade, National Football League games, Philadelphia Thanksgiving Parade, and Bands of America Regional and Grand National Championships!

The West Chester University Golden Rams Marching Band has earned a national reputation as a leader in the marching arts and was named the recipient of the 2019 Sudler Trophy. The Sudler Trophy is presented biannually to a university marching band that demonstrates the highest standards of music performance, precision marching, and innovation in show design and is considered the "Heisman Trophy" for college marching bands. West Chester University is one of only 32 schools in the United States and the first NCAA Division II School to receive the award!

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MEET THE
STAFF

Adam Gumble

Adam Gumble
Director of Athletic Bands

M. Gregory Martin

M. Gregory Martin
Associate Director of Bands and Drill Design

Andrew Yozviak
Andrew Yozviak

Wind Arranger

Amy

Amy Buddock
Color Guard Instructor

Amanda

Amanda Markey
Color Guard Instructor

Chris

Chris Cromwell
Color Guard Instructor

Gross

Cody Gross
Battery Percussion Instructor

Darren

Darren Hazlett
Battery Percussion Director and Arranger

Mike

Mike Bishop
Front Ensemble Director and Arranger

Nick

Nicholas Buddock
Battery Percussion Instructor

Merrill

Shannon Merrill
Color Guard Instructor

Rode

Sean Rode
Front Ensemble Instructor

Todd

Todd Marcocci
Color Guard Director and Choreographer

Shives

Tyler Shives
Color Guard Instructor

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