Welcome to the West Chester University bands website!
West Chester University bands proudly sponsor six different performing ensembles that involve more than 400 students. Opportunities for majors and non-majors are available in all of our concert and athletic bands. Our mission is dedicated to the cultivation and performance of the highest quality music while continuing the proud tradition of excellence that has been the hallmark of the bands at West Chester University.
Over the past few years, West Chester University bands have been invited to perform at numerous conferences, parades, athletic events and exhibitions. The bands embrace their role as musical ambassadors in the university and are a vital part of the university and civic artistic communities.
West Chester University Golden Rams Marching Band High Five Club Raffle
The drawing for the annual Marching Band raffle was held on Saturday, September 7, 2013. Winners are listed here. Congratulations to all and thank you to everyone who supported the “Incomparable” Golden Rams Marching Band.
Spring 2014 Ensemble Auditions
Auditions for spring concert and jazz ensembles will be held Sunday, December 1. Anyone planning on performing in an instrumental ensemble is required to perform an audition for ensemble placement and seating. Sign up sheets will be posted the week of November 18 and times will be determined based on the availability of your studio professors. For the audition, you should prepare excerpts from the pieces listed after your instrument below as well as all of your major scales.
Click here to go to download the audition materials and use the password provided in the email you received.
Email Dr. Yozviak or your studio professor with any questions.
Best of luck!