Band of Distinction
Welcome to the home of Arkansas Tech University Bands.The band program at Arkansas Tech serves as a center for instrumental music education providing support and resources for the entire region. Served by only 4 directors in its 100-year history, the program has always had music education at the center of its mission. We would like for you to be part of that tradition.
If you play in band in high school and are interested in the band program at Arkansas Tech, then all you need to do is fill out the "contact us" form from the left menu. We will take care of the rest.
Fellowships are available to both music majors and non-music majors. Auditions are required for those fellowships. Please click on the appropriate "fellowship" button on the left menu for additional information.
If you are considering a major in music, then Arkansas Tech University can provide all of the tools you need to have a successful career. Our graduates are in public school positions across the region, hold administrative positions, are attending the finest graduate institutions in the country, and hold music positions at universities. Anything that you wish to do is possible from Arkansas Tech University. The smaller environment guarantees the attention that each student needs in order to grow and compete inthis very competitive field, but the university is large enough to provide the highest levels of performance and resources you need in orderto achieve at any level. The faculty have a tremendous relationship with students, and the high placement rate for music education means that this is a smart place to attend if you want to land a job in the public schools. Please click on the "auditions" button on the left menu for more information.