The Marching Band performing around the Campanile fountain.



The Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Marching Band is the key component to music and spirit on gameday, but they aren't alone in their efforts. They are supported by other groups that, while smaller, are no less important in bringing smiles and cheers from the crowd. Read on to meet these ensembles, learn about what they do, and what it takes to join them.

GT pep band in the stands at basketball

Pep Band

The pep bands support the volleyball and basketball teams and are primarily made up of members from the marching band. The pep bands are dedicated to getting the crowd ready and rowdy to cheer on the Yellow Jackets to victory.
Bass drummers in the drumline stand in a line


The rhythm and backbone to the band, the drumline is a fixture during pregame and on the field before the game and during halftime. Only the most dedicated and skilled percussionists are members, giving the band one of the finest drumlines in the country.
GT color guard on the field with flags

Color Guard

The color guard is always alongside the band, providing carefully choreographed dance routines to complement the music, and bringing their unique energy and spirit to get the crowd ready to cheer for the Yellow Jackets.
GT Golden Girl poses on the field


The Georgia Tech Feature Twirler is an integral part of the Georgia Tech Marching Band. Traditionally known as the “Golden Girl”, the GT Feature Twirler contributes pride and spirit to all Yellow Jacket Fans.

School of Music Ensembles

Is playing in Marching Band not your only musical ambition? Do you also enjoy Jazz, Orchestra, Choral, or more contemporary Rock and Pop music? We've got plenty of options to choose from. To learn more, visit our ensembles page at the School of Music.


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