Symphonic Band | LSU Department of Bands

Symphonic Band

Rehearsal Schedule

Please note that rehearsal order and foci are subject to change.

Monday, February 22

3:40 - 4:20 | Song for Ursa (brass only in OBH)
3:40 - 4:20 | Incantation and Dance (woodwinds/percussion in Union)
4:20 - 4:40 | Room Break
4:45 - 5:15 | Street Tango (full band in Union)
5:15 - 5:30 | Little Feet March

 Wednesday, February 24

3:40 - 4:00 | Song for Ursa (brass only, Union)
4:05 - 4:25 | Street Tango (full band, Union)
4:25 - 4:45 | Room Break
4:50 - 5:30 | Incantation and Dance


Students are expected to have ensemble music at each rehearsal.


About The Ensemble

The LSU Symphonic Band is the largest concert organization in the Department of Bands and is comprised of musicians from academic disciplines across the entire University. Membership is by individual audition and is open to all regularly enrolled students regardless of major. The LSU Symphonic Band performs classic repertoire of original band music in addition to select orchestral and keyboard transcriptions.

The ensemble meets on Monday from 3:40 PM to 5:30 PM in the Fall, and on Monday and Wednesday from 3:40 PM to 5:30 PM during the Spring. The ensemble performs one concert in the Fall and two concerts in the Spring. The enrollment for each band numbers approximately 70 - 100 musicians each semester, and the course number is MUS 4252.

The LSU Symphonic Band is under the direction of Dr. Kelvin Jones, Assistant Director of Bands.