Symphonic Band

The Drake University Symphonic Band is dedicated to the performance of the finest symphonic band repertoire. Comprised of students from throughout the Drake University community, this ensemble is open to all Drake students through audition.

The band presents three on-campus performances per year and is designed to assist students with the continued development of their musicianship and ensemble skills.

Auditions for all Drake wind bands are held within the first month of the fall semester.

Meeting Times: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. (Fall Semester) and Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 – 3:20 p.m. (Spring Semester)

Conductor: Bob Schwartz, Assistant Director of Bands  

Fine Arts Events
October 21, 2017
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
October 22, 2017
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
October 27, 2017
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Fine Arts News
October 19, 2017
Drake senior Morayo Adeyoju, a native of the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, shares his cultural history as part of an art exhibition on display through Oct. 22 in The Anderson Gallery. Adeyoju's grandfather was a king of the Yoruba tribe.
October 3, 2017
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