Texas Tech University

School of Music Touring Symphonic Band in New Year

School of Music

November 14, 2019

Symphonic Band 2019-2020

The Symphonic Band is a 65-member ensemble led by Dr. Eric Allen, Dr. Sarah McKoin, and Dr. Joel Pagán. The tour will feature Faculty Soloist Lisa Garner Santa and Faculty Composer Jennifer Jolley as the Symphonic Band explores themes of mystery, conquest, and utter joy.

The School of Music at Texas Tech University's J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts announces their Symphonic Band will tour in February as part of their trip to the College Band Directors National Assoication's (CBDNA) upcoming conference.


The Symphonic Band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

February 16, 2020 – Hemmle Recital Hall, Lubbock, TX – 7:30PM

February 17, 2020 – Allen High School, Allen, TX – 7:00pm

February 18, 2020 – Marcus High School, Flower Mound, TX – 7:00pm

February 19, 2020 – University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK – 8:00pm.


"Performing at the CBDNA Southwest Divisional Conference is an incredible opportunity that speaks to the depth of musicianship within the School of Music," says Dr. Eric Allen. " I am so proud of our students and their applied studio faculty. We look forward to demonstrating what we do at TTU with those in the DFW area when we perform there on tour, and at the conference on the University of Oklahoma campus. There are many exciting things a happening in music at Texas Tech and we look forward to sharing them throughout the region!"

These shows are free and open to the public!