University Bands

  • Photo of the Symphonic Band performing on stage in 2013.
  • Musicians on stage
  • Photo of trombone players
  • Photo of musicians performing on stage.

Welcome to the university bands at Western Michigan University website. Here you will find information about each of our performing ensembles, how and when to audition, concert dates, pictures and sound clips as well as newsworthy items from our bands.

Upcoming events 

Western Winds
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, free
Scott Boerma, Conductor
 
University Symphonic Band
Sunday, Feb. 22, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, free
Scott Boerma, Conductor
Joe Busuito, Graduate Assistant Conductor
 
University Concert Band
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, free
David Montgomery, Conductor
Chet Aliga, Graduate Assistant Conductor
 
University Concert Band
Sunday, Apr. 12, 3:00 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, free
David Montgomery, Conductor
Chet Aliga, Graduate Assistant Conductor
 
University Symphonic Band
Thursday, Apr. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Spring Conference on Wind & Percussion Music
featuring composer Dana Wilson and the Dana Wilson All-Star Band
Miller Auditorium, free
Scott Boerma and David Montgomery, Conductors