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Yellow Jacket Marching Band

Yellow Jacket Marching Band

The “Yellow Jacket” Marching Band strives to entertain the fans, support the athletic teams, and embody the ideals and traditions of the Institute through unity, dedication and excellence in performance. Since 1908, the Yellow Jacket Marching Band has championed Georgia Tech tradition with spirited songs famed far and wide. The Marching Band is comprised of over 300 students that represent every major and department at Georgia Tech. The Marching Band combines tradition with contemporary music to produce engaging, thematic performances for Tech's diverse fanbase. 

Marching Band Groups

Members of the color guard hold their flags on the field

Color Guard

An essential part of game day, the Color Guard brings exciting performances with every appearance.

Drumline lined up on field


A driving force for the band, the Georgia Tech drumline is one of the finest in the country.

Georgia Tech "Golden Girl" poses on field


Traditionally known as the “Golden Girl”, the Twirler contributes pride and spirit to all Yellow Jacket fans.

Hear the Band

The Yellow Jacket Marching Band performs at every home game, travels to every away game, and delivers individual performances around the community. 

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Ireland 2024

Supporting Marching Band Students for the Aer Lingus College Football Classic

Georgia Tech opens the 2024 football season in Ireland and with your support, we aim to send 150 strong marching band students abroad.

We need your support to get there and are excited to announce the launch of this strategic effort to raise $100k solely dedicated to offset costs to send students to the game. 

To make your contribution today, please visit the Giving to a Special Purpose at Georgia Tech and state “Music - GT Band Trip – Ireland” in the Special Purpose field.

Thank you for all that you do for Georgia Tech, see you in Ireland if not sooner and Go Jackets!

History of the Marching Band

What started in 1908 with 14 passionate students has turned into a fixture of Georgia Tech. Read on to learn about the history behind the marching band: its different eras, incarnations, and people who made it all possible.

Georgia Tech School of Music

At the Georgia Tech School of Music, our students combine technical skill with exceptional music talent to truly change the way the world experiences music. Learn more about our bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in music technology, our pre-college summer studio, and our innovative research labs.


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