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  • Carolina Band

    The Carolina Band

  • USC Wind Ensemble at the Koger

    USC Wind Ensemble at the Koger

  • USC Wind Ensemble with Scott Weiss conducting

    USC Wind Ensemble and Scott Weiss

  • Symphonic Winds and Jayme Taylor

    Symphonic Winds and Jayme Taylor

  • Carolina Band Drum Line

    Carolina Band Drum Line

USC Bands

Committed to providing outstanding musical opportunities for students of all levels and abilities, regardless of major, USC Bands offer outstanding concert ensembles and the much-loved marching band.

Concert Bands

  • USC Wind Ensemble
    The premier wind band at the university, conducted by Scott Weiss, is one of the finest of its kind in the nation. Audition is required. See the 2014-2015 season.
  • USC Symphonic Winds
    Symphonic Winds performs music that represents both traditional and contemporary genres. Audition is required.
  • University Band
    The University Band, conducted by Stephen Meyer, provides musical challenge and growth as well as fellowship to all who enjoy performing. No audition is required.

Athletic Bands

  • Carolina Band
    The 340-member “Mighty Sound of the Southeast” performs in front of tens of thousands of Gamecock fans each week and is the largest and most visible student organization on campus.
  • Concocktion Basketball Pep Band
    The basketball pep band cheers on the men’s and women’s basketball teams.
  • Colorguard
    The Color Guard is an integral part of the Carolina Band. Members are selected through a highly competitive audition process in the spring before each football season.
  • Coquettes
    Members of the elite dance team for the Carolina Band are selected through a competitive audition process in the spring before each football season.
  • Drumline
    Carolina Band drumline members are selected through a competitive audition process.
  • Feature Twirlers
    Performers for the Carolina Band are selected through a competitive audition process.

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