With nine diverse concert and athletic ensembles, the Kent State Bands have a place for you! 

The Kent State University Bands offer our students the chance to make music in nine performing ensembles to meet your skill and scheduling needs. Music majors and non-music majors have the opportunity to create and perform in athletic bands, jazz ensembles, and concert bands taught by outstanding and engaging faculty. Whether the goal is to become a performer, teacher, or to simply stay active and enjoy music, the Kent State Bands have a place for you!

As one of the most visible and active areas of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music in the College of the Arts, the Kent State Bands offers several options: 

Auditioned Ensembles

Non-auditioned Ensemble

These ensembles present many performances throughout the year on campus, in the community, and at prestigious events throughout the state and region.