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Symphonic Band

Key Information

Conductor: Courtney Snyder

Rehearsal Time: Sundays, 4:00-6:30 PM

Rehearsal Location: Moore Building Rehearsal Hall


Provides the opportunity for students to explore college-level wind repertoire and enhance their performance skills through instrumental sectionals with U-M students and rehearsals led by faculty. Select members of the Symphonic Band form the MYSB Woodwind Quintet.

2015-16 Schedule

Fall Term

  • Rehearsals: September 20, 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8
  • Dress Rehearsal: November 15; 4:00-6:30 PM; Hill Auditorium
  • Concert: November 16; 7:00 PM; Hill Auditorium

Winter Term

  • Rehearsals: January 10, 17, 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21; March 6
  • Dress Rehearsal: March 13; 4:00-6:30 PM; Hill Auditorium
  • Concert: March 14; 7:00 PM; Hill Auditorium


Application Procedure

Interested students must complete the MYE online application. Applications are released in January of each year. The $45 non-refundable application fee can be paid online by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or Discover) or mailed as check/money order payable to University of Michigan.


All students interested in MYSB must audition for the group. Please visit the auditions page for audition dates and requirements.

Admission Notification

All students who audition in April will be receive their admission notification by June 1st. Students who audition in September will be notified in the week after the audition.

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Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

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Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

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