Skip to main content

MSU Bands

Morehead State University has a long-standing tradition of band excellence. The University Bands are part of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance’s comprehensive music education program. Seasonal student participation opportunities are available in Marching Band with year-round performance opportunities in Concert Band, Symphonic Winds, and Symphony Band. Outstanding invitational performances by the MSU Symphony Band for state and national music conventions have included performances for the Kentucky Music Educators Association, the National Band Association, the College Band Directors National Association, and the 54th National Biennial In-Service of the Music Educators National Conference. Internationally, the MSU Symphony Band and Percussion Ensemble have recently performed in The People’s Republic of China, Brazil and Spain.

Educational Events

  • Blue and Gold Championship of Marching Bands – Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Blue and Gold will continue in fall 2021.
  • Tri-State Middle School Honor Band Clinic – Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Tri-State Clinic will continue in fall 2021.
  • 61st Annual High School Concert Band Clinic – Planning continues for this event pending changes in the COVID-19 situation.


Concert Band Performances
All fall 2020 performances will be Livestream only. Spring 2021 performance TBD.

Symphony Band Concerts

All fall 2020 performances will be Livestream only. Spring 2021 performance TBD.

Marching Band Events

The Pioneer Football League has canceled all games for the 2020 fall season. The MSU Marching Band will return in the fall of 2021.

Band staff