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Welcome to EKU Bands!

The EKU Band Program offers an artistic environment in which to learn, grow, and make life-long friends. Opportunities exist for performing in one of our outstanding concert ensembles or athletic bands.

No matter

your major,

we have a

place for you!

the Marching Colonels pose outside in full uniforms with instruments

Whether you are a:

  • Prospective student
  • Current member
  • Alumnus
  • Or a friend of EKU Bands

Please enjoy your visit to our website and return often for updates and announcements!

If you are not an EKU student, consider our time-honored events for pre-college instrumentalists:


Check out the complete list of on-campus events for wind and percussion students that are hosted throughout the year.

Band Camp

Foster Music Building 2388 Crabbe Street, Richmond, KY, United States +2 more

Marching Colonels begin their season with band camp, which is the week before classes start in August. For more information, visit

EKU Large Ensemble Auditions

Ensemble auditions will take place in the Campbell Building and Foster Music Building Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18.

School of Music

521 Lancaster Avenue
Foster 101
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-3161

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