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Maroon Band

North Davidson Competition

The Mighty Maroon Band will traveled to North Davidson High School this past Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 to compete in the Fall Festival of Bands. The Band received 2nd Place in Color Guard and 3rd Place in General Effect. Congrats on a great season!

Pulaski Co.


The Mighty Maroon Band will traveled to Pulaski County this past Saturday, October 27th, 2018 to compete in the Cougar Classic. The band received 1st in Music, Marching, General Effect, Percussion, Color Guard, and Drum Major as well as 1st in Class AAA-1 with a rating of Superior. Congrats!

Lord Botetourt & Assessment

The Mighty Maroon Band traveled to Lynchburg, Virginia on Thursday, October 18th to participate in the State Marching Assessment. They earned a rating of Excellent.  

On Saturday, October 20th the band headed to Daleville, Virginia to compete in the Lord Botetourt H.S. Cavalier Classic. They marched away with 1st Place in Drum Major, Percussion, Color Guard, and General Effect & 2nd Place in Music, Marching, and Overall in their Class. The band had the highest Percussion and G.E. score in their division and came in 3rd of all the bands there.

LuLaRoe Fundraiser

Online Band Fundraiser! From October 17 to 31st shop for yourself or get a jump on Christmas! To shop visit: or if you don't have a Facebook account. 

George Wythe Band Festival

The GWHS Mighty Maroon Marching Band hosted 24 bands for the 40th Annual George Wythe Band Festival on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Congratulations to all the bands for a great day full of wonderful performances. Visit the Festival Webpage to view a recap sheet as well as the photo gallery to see pictures from throughout the day.

Princeton Senior Competition

The Mighty Maroon Band traveled to Princeton Senior High School to compete in the Southern Thunder Band Competition this past Saturday, October 6, 2018. The band placed 3rd in Class AA-2, 1st in Percussion, 1st in Drum Major, and 2nd in Color Guard. Congrats!  

Glenvar Competition

Due to field conditions at Glenvar High School, along with Homecoming scheduling, the Mighty Maroon Band WILL NOT attend the Celtic Classic this Saturday, September 29th.

The Band will look into adding a competition on the first Saturday of November to make up for the missed competition. 

NAPA Car Wash Fundraiser

The Band will be doing a Car Wash/Bake Sale on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 at NAPA Auto Parts in Wytheville. Funds rasied from this fundrasier will go into the general Band Booster account that helps fund all the things the band does throughout the year. 

This is a great opportunity to help support our kids! 

"This Just In" Show Shirts

Show your GW Band Pride with a 2018 GW Show Shirt! This shirt is themed after our 2018 Show "This Just In" and will be worn by the band for all our competitions. Each marcher has already paid for their shirt in their Band Camp Fee. Any additional shirts for family or friends can be purchased for $16. money and order forms are due by this Friday, August 31.

Beginning Band Instrument Night

6th Grade Beginning Band Instrument Night Sign-Up in on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 in the Scott Memorial Middle School Cafeteria. The original date of Tuesday, August 21st had to be changed due to a scheduling conflict.

MB Football Night Shirt

Show Your GW Band Pride with a 2018 GW Band Football Shirt! We are now taking orders for the 2018 Football Shirt. The shirts are $16 each and anyone can purchase one. Please make checks out to the George Wythe Band Boosters. Band members who own a shirt from previous years do not need to purchase another one unless they need/want another. Shirt orders are due no later than Wednesday, August 8th. Money is due in by August 20th.

DCI Show @ Wake Forest

The George Wythe Mighty Maroon Band will be traveling to Winston-Salem, NC on Sunday, July 29 to see the DCI Show Tour of Champions. The Tour of Champions event series is an exciting live entertainment format giving fans the opportunity to immerse themselves in the drum corps experience. Tickets are $35 and due ASAP.