Symphonic Band is a select group of the best wind and percussion players in the University. Repertoire includes the highest quality literature for winds available. The ensemble will have flexible instrumentation which meets the requirements of the repertoire chosen using from 8-50 players as needed. Membership is determined by skill level, instrumentation needs, and attitude/commitment. An audition is required for new members.
The Symphonic Band performs four on-campus concerts per year and tours every other year. Concert tours have included highly acclaimed performances at the Western States Collegiate Band Festival and the California Music Educators State Convention. They have also appeared in concert with the Dallas Brass. The Symphonic Band is conducted by Dr. Kenneth P. Ayoob.