Symphony Band on stage at Hall Auditorium

Symphony Band

The Miami University Symphony Band is offered every spring semester for students to study and perform the finest original and transcribed repertoire for wind band. Under the direction of Stephen Lytle, the ensemble typically performs concerts twice a year for the Miami community. Comprised of approximately fifty-five performers, the Symphony Band consists of music majors and students across the entire university, providing a challenging rehearsal and performance experience for qualified students. In addition to traditional works by composers such as Holst, Vaughan Williams, Persichetti, and Schuman, the ensemble performs works by emerging composers that are rapidly joining the standard repertoire.


Auditions are held in November for spring semester placement. Please contact Dr. Lytle ( for more information regarding audition details and sign-ups.