"the most exciting band in the land!"
The Ohio University Marching Band is the 245-member marching band at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Founded in 1923, the OUMB has performed over 40 NFL halftime shows, in NYC's Carnegie Hall, in two Macy*s Thanksgiving Day Parades, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, and internationally in Canada, Ireland, and Italy. Nicknamed the Marching 110, referring to the original number of members in the band, the Ohio University Marching Band is known around the world for its unique marching style and choreographed dance moves. Today, the number "110" symbolizes the 110% effort expected of its members during each and every rehearsal and performance.
The Marching 110 consists of the following instrumentation: Clarinets, Alto Saxophones, Tenor Saxophones, Mellophones, Trumpets, Trombones, Baritones, Sousaphones, and Percussion.
Each member of the Marching 110 is required to audition for the band every season. To learn more about the Marching 110 and the audition process, please visit our Prospective Members page.