These ensembles consist of outstanding wind and percussion players from all areas of the TAMU campus. Literature performed by the bands is chosen from the best of traditional and contemporary band works. The bands perform two concerts per semester and occasionally participate in off campus concerts and tours. Students from all majors are welcome in the band and Corps of Cadets membership is not required.
The Symphonic Winds and Symphonic Band each rehearse three times per week and the Concert Band rehearses two times per week during the regular academic day. Preparations are done without the use of sectional rehearsals or other additional rehearsals to allow students to focus on studies and to have the ability to join other organizations and activities. You can see our repertoire here.
Ensemble Courses and Times:
Symphonic Winds: Music 280, Section 502, MWF, 1:50 AM-2:40 PM, 1 Hour Credit
Travis Almany – Conductor
Symphonic Band: Music 280, Section 503, MWF, 11:30 AM-12:20 PM, 1 Hour Credit
Russell Tipton – Conductor
Concert Band: Music 280, Section 504, TTh, 11:10 AM-12:25 PM, 1 Hour Credit
Lance Sample – Conductor
Membership in the Texas A&M University concert ensembles is based on a live audition. You can find more information here.