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 

University Symphonc Band and Bronco Marching Band
Sunday, Sept. 28, 3 p.m.
WMUsic Showcase Spectacular
Miller Auditorium, tickets required
Scott Boerma and David Montgomery, Conductors
 
University Symphonic Band
Sunday, Oct. 19, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, free
Scott Boerma, Conductor
Joe Busuito, Graduate Assistant Conductor
 
University Concert Band
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, free
John Lychner, Conductor
Chet Aliga, Graduate Assistant Conductor
 
Western Winds
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, tickets required
Scott Boerma, Conductor
 
University Symphonic Band and Concert Band
Sunday, Nov. 23, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, free
Scott Boerma and John Lychner, Conductors
Joe Busuito and Chet Aliga, Graduate Assistant Conductors
 
University Symphonic Band and Concert Band
Sunday, Dec. 7, 3 p.m.
Holiday Concert
Miller Auditorium, free
Scott Boerma and John Lychner, Conductors
Joe Busuito, Graduate Assistant Conductor