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Augustana Concert Band

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Conductor: Tony Oliver

Rehearsals: T-W-Th from 5:45-7 p.m.

This band provides concert band experience for all interested students, and can be a credit or non-credit course. The band rehearses twice weekly and presents a concert every term.

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Dr. Tony Oliver conducts the Concert Band.

Formed more than 30 years ago, the Augustana Concert Band the largest music ensemble at Augustana. In addition to offering a balanced approach for ensemble involvement, the band also provides an opportunity for students who play in the Symphonic Band or Symphony Orchestra, or who sing in one of the choirs, to perform on a second instrument.

Auditions

Fall 2020 auditions will be virtual. Please see specific instructions and audition form.

Jared Reiling

When music meets math, advisors make it work

Math and music. Most people would think they are very different academic subjects but actually they're very similar, says double-major Jared Reiling '23.

Dr. Janina Ehrlich and Grayson Dixon

Award positions Ehrlich among top string teachers in Illinois

No one was surprised, especially current and former students, when Dr. Janina Ehrlich received the 2020 Outstanding Studio Teacher award from the Illinois chapter of the American String Teachers Association.

music video

Even without an audience, music students find joy, purpose

Music students aren't able to perform for an audience due to COVID-19, but in some ways this has caused them to look at music with fresh eyes: