MBU Bands - Missouri Baptist University

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The MBU CONCERT BAND is the premiere instrumental ensemble at MBU, dedicated to the quality performance of wind literature, both new and traditional. Under the direction of Shane Williams, the Concert Band rehearses three hours per week and performs, on average, two full-length concert per semester.

The MBU JAZZ BAND is the instrumental ensemble dedicated to all facets of the American Pop genre – jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, blues, Latin, and R&B, etc. The Jazz Band rehearses two hours per week, and performs, on average, one full-length concert per semester on campus, and minor performances throughout the year. The Jazz Band is open to all MBU students regardless of major who play the following instruments: saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drums.

The PEP BAND is a small combo that plays for home athletic events, primarily football and
basketball. The band’s main focus is contemporary pop and rock music. Pep Band rehearses two to three hours per week.

Students who perform with Concert Band, Jazz Band and Pep Band are eligible to receive a performance scholarship, regardless of major. Complete our online audition form and sign up for one of our upcoming audition dates.