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 Symphonic Band
Friday, March 28, 8 p.m.
Society for Composers, Inc. Region V Conference
Dalton Center Recital Hall, free
Scott Boerma, Conductor
University Concert Band
Sunday, April 6, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, free
David Montgomery, Conductor
Joe Busuito, Graduate Assistant Conductor
University Symphonic Band
Thursday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.
Spring Conference on Wind and Percussion Music
Miller Auditorium, free
Scott Boerma, Conductor
John Mackey, Guest Composer