The Cavalier Marching Band is the premier marching ensemble at the University of Virginia. Under the direction of Dr. William E. Pease, the Cavalier Marching Band made its debut appearance on September 11, 2004. Today, the CMB is comprised of over 330 of UVA’s best and brightest student musicians, with representatives from over 80 different majors from each of the undergraduate schools on Grounds.
The Cavalier Marching Band represented the University of Virginia in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! The CMB was one of only 10 bands selected to perform at the prestigious event.