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.
- 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.
- USC Symphonic Winds
Symphonic Winds, conducted by Rebecca Phillips, performs music that represents both
traditional and contemporary genres. Audition is required.
- University Band
The University Band, conducted by Jayme Taylor, provides musical challenge and growth as well as fellowship to all who enjoy performing.
No audition is required.
- 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
- Concocktion Basketball Pep Band
The basketball pep band cheers on the men’s and women’s basketball teams.
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.
Members of the elite dance team for the Carolina Band are selected through a competitive
audition process in the spring before each football season.
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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