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The Athletic Band Program at Wichita State University has a storied history. The award-winning Shocker Sound Basketball Band has been in existence for over 50 years. They're responsible for bringing down the house in Koch Arena for Shocker Athletic events. In Fall 2018 the Athletic Band program saw a significant enhancement with the addition of the Shocker Sound Machine. Shocker Sound Machine is a high-octane, explosive, and adrenaline-inducing marching ensemble that performs at Shocker Basketball Games, regional and local events, and special occasions.

The Vision for the WSU Athletic Bands is to have over 100 members of the Wichita State University student body working together to provide entertainment and excitement at Shocker Athletic events and around our local community and region. Students involved will be a part of ensembles that respect the traditions that make us who we are as well as forge new roads in education, performance, and entertainment.

Athletic Band Faculty

Lucas Hulett

Assistant Professor and Director of Athletic Bands

(316) 978-5725