What's your musical style? BC Bands offers several opportunities for students to improve their musicianship through membership in ensembles like the Screaming Eagles Marching Band and the BC bOp! Jazz Ensemble. Do you have questions about joining an ensemble? Email us at bands@bc.edu or call 617–552–3018.

Marching Band

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Founded in 1919, the Screaming Eagles has traveled the globe representing BC at football games, parades, and international celebrations. Membership is open to all students.

Wind Ensemble

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This highly skilled ensemble performs literature for winds and percussion. Members receive a small scholarship and free private lessons. Auditions are in the fall.

BC bOp!

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BC bOp! performs great jazz in a big band setting on campus, throughout New England, and nationally. Membership is by audition.

SymBa

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The Symphonic Band (SymBa), the largest concert ensemble at BC, performs a variety of literature. Membership is open to the entire BC community.

Pep Band

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Open to all wind and percussion musicians, this band travels to fun and exciting athletic events, including the Beanpot and ACC Tournaments.