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Candid photo of marching band students on a bus with their uniforms on.  The photo is from the mid-1900s.
Historical photo of the A-State Concert Choir on risers.  Women are in white tops and black shirts, men are wearing tuxedos.
Historical photograph of an A-State choir around the grand staircase in the front of the Fine Arts Center.  Students are wearing their two toned dresses and tuxes.
Historical photo of A-State Mens Choir from the 1960s.
Historical photo of the marching band drumline on the field in a V shape.  The middle drum head says Arkansas State College Band.  There are four snare drums, a cymbol player, and two other bass drums.
Historical Marching Band photo of the band on the field in a formation that creates two beamed 16th notes.
Photograph of a trumpet student from the 1970s.  He is playing the trumpet, eyes closed with a handlebar mustache.
Historical photo of the A-State Jazz Band from the 1960s.  The front row contains saxophones and trombones seated behind box stands, the second row contains standing strumpets and the rhythm section.

  • Alumni Band

    2022 Alumni Band

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    We are excited to welcome you back to campus for the 2022 A-State Alumni Band Reunion!
    The Alumni Band will have a mixer on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Jonesboro. On Saturday alumni will meet for a pregame rehearsal, enjoy the "Sound Town" tailgate and play with the Sound of the Natural State in the stands during the Oct. 1 Homecoming game.
    Schedule of Events
    Friday, September 30
    8pm - Mixer at Courtyard by Marriott (use discount code "BAN" for the A-State Band Alumni Discount Rate when reserving your room)
    Saturday, October 1
    12pm - Registration (Fine Arts Building - Lobby Steps)
    1pm - Rehearsal (Minx Rehearsal Hall)
    2pm - "Sound Town" tailgate (Parking Lot S-11B)
    4:30pm - In Section UU seats at Centennial Bank Stadium
  • Latest News

    July 1, 2022: We have a number of recent graduates with new jobs!  Let's celebrate these talented young graduates and wish them good luck on their new jobs!

    Trevor Bateman: Elementary Music - Health, Wellness, and Environmental Studies Elementary School
    Victoria Brownhill:
    Assistant Band Director & Elementary/Vocal Music - McCroy School District
    Lynnley Dodd:
    Assistant Band Director & Elementary Music - Batesville School District
    Shannon Johnson: Elementary Music - International Studies Elementary School
    Trey Goff:
    Band Director - Blytheville School District
    Alyssa Perry:
    Assistant Director of Bands - Southside School District
    Jazmin Selvy:
    Vocal Music - Newport High School

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    June 15, 2022: We have a few recent graduates continuing their studies in graduate schools.  Let's celebrate these talented graduates and with them good luck on starting their new degrees.

    Ryan Baldwin: Master of Music Performance, Baylor University
    Alec Black: Master of Music Performance, Arkansas State University
    Harrison Bruner: Master of Music Performance, University of Alabama
    Brittney Ditto: Master of Music Education, Arkansas State University
    Noah Wright: Master of Music Performance, Bowling Green State University

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    May 7, 2022:
     We are excited to send off another class of graduates out into the world.  We are eager to see what these graduates are able to achieve in the coming years!  Here's to the class of 2022!

    Bachelor of Music Education (Instrumental): Trevor Bateman, Victoria Brownhill, Brittney Ditto, Lynnley Dodd, Grayden Fields, Trey Goff, Alexandra Guedea, Brett Murdie, Jodie Seaborn
    Bachelor of Music Education (Vocal): Jazmin Selvy
    Bachelor of Music: Ryan Baldwin (trombone), Alec Black (oboe), Harrison Bruner (horn), Alitza Cabibi-Wilkin (composition), Noah Wright (clarinet)
    Master of Music: Izak Atherton (trombone), Tyler Worsham (conducting)
    Master of Music Education: Alyssa Perry