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Concert Band

Concert Band is offered both Fall and Spring Semesters for one hour of academic credit. This organization performs at various concerts in the area and around the country. Membership in this ensemble is achieved by successful completion of an audition and/or by permission of the Director of Bands. 
For more information, please contact Rodney D. Chism, Band Director at (910) 672-1446 or rchism@uncfsu.edu.

Marching Bronco Express

The marching band at Fayetteville State University ("Marching Bronco Express" or "MBX") is the major performing organization of the university. The MBX has performed for thousands of people around the country at various parades, countless home and away football games and events at venues on campus and around the Southeastern NC region. This award winning band was also selected to represent the CIAA in the 2009 Honda Battle of the Bands in Atlanta, GA, an invitational band exhibition for HBCU Bands where only ten bands are selected to participate. Participation in the MBX is open to all students following audition and permission of the MBX Band Staff. 
For more information, please contact Rodney D. Chism, Band Director at (910) 672-1446 or rchism@uncfsu.edu.

Pep Band

Pep Band here at FSU is the main spirit and musical ensemble for the Men's and Women's basketball teams. The Pep Band performs music that is from the Marching Band repertoire along with special selections that will be arranged to that group. This ensemble will perform at all home men and women basketball games and at the CIAA Basketball Tournament, with the possibility of performing at NCAA Division II tournament games if one or both teams are selected for the tournament. A practice and performance schedule will be distributed in November. All students who performed in Marching Band are eligible to perform in this ensemble. 
For more information, please contact Rodney D. Chism, Band Director at (910) 672-1446 or rchism@uncfsu.edu.

 

 

Chism

Band Director

Chism, Rodney D 

Building: Rosenthal Building

Office: 227

Phone: 910-672-1446

FAX: 910-672-1572

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