middle school band in performance on chapel stage

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band provides dedicated woodwind, brass and percussion players the opportunity to prepare and perform challenging band literature. The ensemble is open to students in grades 7-12. Band members should have at least two years of experience on their instrument. The ensemble rehearses weekly and performs in November and March of each year.

2018-19 Registration

Registration for the 2018-19 season of Symphonic Band is now open. Click the link below to register.

Symphonic Band Registration

2017-18 Dress Rehearsal and Concert Dates

  • Tickets for the spring concert are available for purchase through the Lawrence University Box Office on Monday, February 26th at 12:30 p.m. Online ticketing will be available beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Spring Dress Rehearsal
Date Saturday, March 17
Time 8:30-9:45 a.m.
Location Lawrence Memorial Chapel
Spring Concert
Date Saturday, March 17
Time 4:30 p.m.
Location Lawrence Memorial Chapel

Electronics Policy

Cell phones, iPods, electronic readers, and other electronic devices are strictly prohibited during ensemble rehearsals and back stage during concerts.   If a family emergency takes place during a rehearsal or concert, please contact the ensemble manager.


  • Students will be given a folder with music that must be brought to every rehearsal. Students should also bring a pencil with them to rehearsal.
  • All folders and music are the property of the Lawrence Academy of Music and should be returned at the end of each semester or when the student leaves the ensemble.
  • Lost or damaged music will be billed at the cost of the complete score. 

Concert Attire

  • Students should wear all black or black bottoms and a white shirt; no jeans, tennis shoes or excessive jewelry.
  • If a student wishes to wear a tie, they must wear it with a collared white long-sleeved shirt. Students may also wear suits or black sport coats.
  • If a student wishes to wear a skirt or dress, it should be knee length or longer when seated and non-patterned.

The institution will comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and DPI's Nondiscrimination Provision for all students.

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