Jackson State University

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band is the premiere performing ensemble of the Jackson State University band program. The Symphonic Band consists of 73 talented students majoring in music and other disciplines throughout the University. The Symphonic Band performs a wide range of orchestral transcriptions and original band compositions, representing various musical styles, and periods. Emphasis, however, is placed on the standard band literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. All students must pass an audition for membership in this highly select group of musicians.