Whether at a concert venue, on the football field, or in the jazz club, the University Bands in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State honors its rich history while reflecting the “Excellence in Action” through dynamic and innovative performances. With nine active ensembles, you will find a band that fits your skill and schedule, regardless of major. Three wind bands, the Marching Golden Flashes, two jazz ensembles, two jazz combos, and Flasherbrass present a wide array of performances on campus, in our community, and at prestigious events in the state and region.
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 on the left to discover how each group meets this purpose and what opportunities await you!