More than 200 students contribute to the musical environment of the Wichita State University Bands. A rich variety of experiences are created for listeners and participants alike. Concert ensembles include the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. The Athletic Bands consist of “Shocker Sound” Basketball Band and "Shocker Sound Machine" Marching Ensemble.

Band Faculty

Lucas Hulett

Assistant Professor and Director of Athletic Bands


(316) 978-5725

Dr. Timothy Shade

Associate Professor, Director, School of Music and Director of Bands


(316) 978-3500