The Symphonic Band is a highly skilled ensemble composed of highly gifted songs majors, and non-majors selected by audition. Dr. Matthew O. Smith conducts the Symphonic Band. This ensemble carries out an array of arsenal for large concert band like the best musical organization masterworks in a full schedule of shows. The Symphonic Band satisfies on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:20 when you look at the autumn and Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 2:00-3:50 into the springtime.
Membership when you look at the Symphonic Band is by blind audition and it is available to all competent pupils within institution. Auditions take place the first few days of courses of every semester and heard because of the conductors additionally the appropriate applied songs professor.
Auditions contains prepared excerpts and sight-reading. The prepared excerpts can be found in the KU band company or could be installed here.
- Night burning - Mackey
- Sleep, My Son Or Daughter - Whitacre/Gershman
- Samba Picante (flute solo) - Barnes (world premiere)
- Nobles regarding the Mystic Shrine - Sousa