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Wind Symphony

The TCU Wind Symphony is recognized as one of the premier collegiate wind bands in America. It regularly performs the best in wind band literature and commissions new works — from the Renaissance masters to the most recent prize-winning composers.


The Wind Symphony frequently hosts visiting composers, soloists and conductors in rehearsal and performance providing important interaction during the creative process. Symphony guests have include d John Corigliano, Michael Colgrass, Mark Fonder, Jay Gephart, Gary Green, James Keene, Ray Lichtenwalter, John Mackey, David Maslanka, Tim Reynish, Eric Rombach-Kendall, Frank Ticheli, Christopher Tucker, John Whitwell, and the American Brass Quintet.

The Wind Symphony has performed at Carnegie Hall, Texas Music Educators Association Convention, College Band Directors National Association Convention, American Bandmasters Association Convention and Bass Hall in Fort Worth.

Graduates of the Wind Symphony hold positions in professional symphony orchestras, military bands and recording studios, in addition to serving as teachers and conductors.

Learn more about the University Bands at TCU.

Visit Wind/Percussion Auditions for ensemble audition information.

For more information, contact:
Bobby R. Francis, director

Fall auditions for the Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band will take place prior to the start of the semester.

Specific audition information can be found by visiting Wind Percussion Auditions.