The Kent State University Bands offer you the chance to make music in nine performing ensembles to meet your skills 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 your goal is to become a performer, teacher, or to simply stay active and enjoy music, the Kent State Bands have a place for you!
The mission of the Kent State University Bands is to foster musical growth, enjoyment, and Flasher pride to our general campus community, prospective students, and alumni. Navigate to each ensemble in this section to discover how each group meets this purpose and what opportunities await you!
- The Marching Golden Flashes
- Kent Wind Ensemble
- Jazz Ensembles
- Flasherbrass Pep Band
- Kent Symphony Band
- Kent University Band (open to the greater Northeast Ohio community)
These ensembles present many performances throughout the year on campus, in the community, and at prestigious events throughout the state and region.