The Symphonic Band performs a variety of historically
significant works for band, as well as transcriptions that are considered to be
the core repertoire of the wind medium.
The Symphonic Band provides essential knowledge for music
performance and music education majors. Mr. Elliott Tackitt, Associate Director
of Bands, is the main conductor.
We encourage students from all colleges at Northern Arizona University to join.
Membership in the Symphonic Band requires an concert ensemble audition, which takes place before the beginning of each semester.
If you are accepted you will need to enroll in one of the following:
- Freshman: MUP 170, Section 05
- Sophomore: MUP 270, Section 05
- Junior: MUP 370, Section 05
- Senior: MUP 470, Section 05
- Graduate: MUP 670, Section 05
The Symphonic Band rehearses in room 146 of the Performing and Fine Arts building
(number 37a). The schedule is:
- Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
- Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
The Symphonic Band also presents several
concerts each season.