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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.

2021-2022 Concert Band Graduate Student Conductors:

Cally Bitterlin - 2nd year PhD Student
Olivia Bazanos - 1st year Masters Student
Preston Thomas - 1st year Masters Student
Travis Turner - 1st year Masters Student

2021-2022 Concert Schedule 

October 13, 2021
Concert Band/Wind Symphony Concert
McCain Auditorium
6:00pm Call/7:30pm Concert

Jubilance by James Swearingen

American Riversongs by Pierre LaPlante

Kindred Spirits by Brian Balmages

Courage March by Harold Bennett

November 30, 2021
Concert Band/Wind Symphony Concert
McCain Auditorium
6:00pm Call/7:30pm Concert

Triumphant Fanfare by Richard Saucedo

Fantasy on American Sailing Songs by Clare Grundman

Come Sweet Death arranged by Alfred Reed

Music For A Celebration by Dirk Brosse

March 8, 2022
Concert Band/Wind Symphony Concert
McCain Auditorium
6:00pm Call/7:30pm Concert

Liadov Fanfare by Beck

Within the Castle Walls by Balmages

Byzantine Dances by Chambers

Fivefold by Michael Oare

April 26, 2022
Wind Symphony/Concert Band/University Band Concert
McCain Auditorium
6:00pm Call/7:30pm Concert

Variations on a Ninth by Standridge

Let Your Spirit Sing by Giroux

Terracotta Warriors by Watson

Frogs by Curnow