Concert Band

The Drake University Concert 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 concert 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 News
September 22, 2016
The Drake University Chamber Choir, choirs from four Des Moines area high schools, and a professional orchestra will perform Gabriel Faure’s well-known Requiem at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
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