The bands at BSU are passionate about music and encompass all instruments and music genres.

Blue Ice Jazz Band

 

The Blue Ice Jazz Band, established over 30 years ago, is a group of Bemidji State students with a passion for jazz. The band hosts Bemidji State University Jazz Fest annually. Blue Ice also performs at many community events such as dances and weddings.

Contact: Scott Guidry scott.guidry@bemidjistate.edu


Pep Band

BSU pep band

 

The BSU Pep Band pumps up the crowd at sporting events at Bemidji State University. The band plays fun music that excites the crowd creating an electric game-day atmosphere. This ensemble requires no audition and is open to all BSU students.

Contact: Ryan Webber ryan.webber@bemidjistate.edu


Symphonic Band

 

The Symphonic Band’s favorite sounds are from the traditional band classics of the twentieth century. The band is comprised of music majors, non-music majors, and community members.

Contact: Ryan Webber ryan.webber@bemidjistate.edu


Wind Ensemble

Jazz Band Saxophone

 

The Wind Ensemble at BSU has a long history of being recognized as one of the finest programs in the region. The ensemble performs twentieth-century pieces as well as contemporary works. The Wind Ensemble hosts the Bemidji State University Honor band annually. Below is a Wind Ensemble performance!

Contact: Scott Guidryscott.guidry@bemidjistate.edu