Concert Bands

Wind Ensemble

Conducted by Dr. Josh Byrd, The University of West Georgia Wind Ensemble is a select instrumental wind and percussion ensemble open to all UWG students by audition.  As the premier wind band at UWG, the ensemble is comprised of the most advanced woodwind, brass, and percussion players at the university. This ensemble performs a wide range of literature and regularly features some of the finest guest soloists and composers in the southeast.  The Wind Ensemble meets during both fall and spring semesters.  Audition materials can be found at

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band is conducted by Dr. Cale Self and serves as a non-auditioned concert band open to all students, faculty, and staff at UWG. The Symphonic Band meets during the spring and performs two concerts over the course of the semester.