Troy University Bands
The Troy University Band Program is a comprehensive, student-oriented, multi-faceted
organization that encourages participation from all disciplines and academic majors
on the university campus. In addition to performing in the renowned “Sound of the South” Marching Band, auditions are held each semester for the opportunity to perform in
the Symphony Band, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Basketball Pep Band,
and various small ensembles.
Interested in Joining The Sound of the South
Frequently Asked Questions
Absolutely not! A musician may participate in any aspect of the band program regardless of their chosen major.
No! There is no formal audition for instrumentalists to be a member of the Marching Band, the Spring Semester Concert Band(s), the Jazz Ensemble II, or the Graduate Conducting Ensemble. Students wishing to participate in the Symphony Band, Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Combo I, and the Basketball Pep Band are required to audition.
No! There are many of our current members who came from bands that were smaller than the section in which they are now playing. The only requirement to become a member is to have a great attitude and a willingness to work.