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Symphonic Band

Dr. Gary Westbrook, Conductor

The Symphonic Band is under the direction of Dr. Gary Westbrook, Associate Director of Bands.

Symphonic Band membership is open to all Tarleton students, with permission of the director.  The Symphonic Band meets during the Spring semester on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

The Symphonic Band performs at least twice every spring semester.

Scheduled Performances

Spring 2012 Concert Season

An Evening of Chamber Music - Monday, February 27 - 7:30 PM

NATS singers, TSU Chamber Ensembles (Flute Choir, Horn Choir, Brass Ensemble, Clarinet Choir, Men's Ensemble, etc.) and the University Symphonic Band

Tarleton State University Invitational Band Festival - Friday, March 30 time TBD

The TSU Symphonic band has been invited to participate in the 2012 Invitational Band Festival.  The band will perform a concert as part of the festival.  The band will also receive comments from the esteemed panel of clinicians and Guest Clinician Frank Ticheli will provide additional feedback to the band following the Invitational performance.

Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble II in Concert - Monday, April 16 - 7:30 PM

The University Symphonic Band will accompany guest artist Jonathan D. Alvis (trombone).

Spring 2011 Concert Season

An Evening of Chamber Music - Monday, February 28, 2011 - 7:30 PM

   2011 Spring Chamber

Symphonic Band & Jazz Ensemble II in Concert - Monday, April 18, 2011 - 7:30 PM

Starry Nights