The Symphonic Band plays the finest music available for the medium, representing a variety of styles, genres, and time periods. The band actively engages living composers and frequently commissions new works including Grant Them Eternal Rest by Andrew Boysen, Jr. Membership is open to all students, regardless of major.
Through active participation in the ensemble, students will explore a variety of musical styles, forms and genres. Rehearsal and performance of the finest wind repertoire at the highest level will enhance the student's aesthetic awareness and perception.
The rehearsal process will augment students' self-discipline and sense of individual commitment to the group. The common goal of a superior musical product shall influence preparation on both an individual and ensemble level.
Maximized involvement with performed music in home concerts, off-campus performances, civic and athletic events shall raise the student's awareness of music as a powerful cultural force.
Rehearsal time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:45-5 p.m.
Location: Galvin Fine Arts Center, Madsen Hall, Room 125
Instructor: Dr. Nicholas Enz