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Kansas State Concert Band

The Concert Band, directed by graduate staff, performs some of the finest literature written for concert bands. Students are exposed to traditional "core" literature and some of the finest new music for concert band. Concert Band provides an excellent experience for many music majors and non-majors as well as a valuable podium time for graduate teaching assistants in the Music Education/Wind Conducting Masters/PhD Degree program.

Fall 2020 Concert Ensemble Audition Information

Fall 2020 Concert Ensemble Audition Letter

  • Audition instructions, excerpts, and other information are all contained in the letter above!

Fall 2020 Concert Ensemble Audition Sign-Up Google Form

  • Please complete the above Google Form before submitting your Audition Video!

Upload your 2020 Concert Ensemble Audition Video Here

Auditions results will be posted at 3:30pm on Monday, August 17th on this website. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Tracz (ftracz@ksu.edu).

2020-2021 Concert Band Graduate Student Conductors:

Cally Bitterlin - 2nd year PhD Student
Brett Butler - 2nd year Masters Student
Allegra Fisher - 3rd year PhD Student
Evan Ricker - 2nd year PhD Student
Eric Thompson - 2nd year Masters Student

2019 - 2020 Concert Schedule

October 24, 2019
McCain Auditorium
7:30 pm


Flourish for Wind Band - Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Seal Lullaby - Eric Whitacre
The Cave You Fear - Michael Markowski 
Metroplex - Robert Sheldon

December 5, 2019
McCain Auditorium
7:30 pm



March 3, 2020
McCain Auditorium
7:30 pm


Wizards & Warriors - Barrett 
They Led My Lord Away - Gordon/arr. Allen
Liberty Bell March - Sousa arr. Balent
Fanfare For Justice - Saucedo 
A Festival Prelude - Reed

April 27, 2020
McCain Auditorium
7:30 pm