The Symphonic Band performs both on and off campus representing the medium of serious wind music to diverse audiences. Founded in 1927, the Symphonic Band welcomes student membership from all academic areas. Each year, the band goes on tour. On tour in January of 2006, the band accompanied the Alumni Association to Orlando, Florida. where they performed at several Manchester University gatherings, in addition to a performance on the Galaxy Stage in Disney World. The band has performed at the Indiana Music Educators Conference, the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, and is part of the Public Service of Indiana “Powerful Performances” program. Interested wind and percussion players should contact Megan Fetters at (x5351) or visit the Manchester University Music department website.