About St. Thomas University Bands

STU Marching Band approaching the field

The St. Thomas University Marching Band performs at St. Thomas University Bobcats home football and basketball games, and a host of exciting on-campus and community events throughout the year.

STU Concert Band

St. Thomas University Concert Band

The St. Thomas University Concert Band produces a Holiday Concert in the fall and a Spring Concert in April.

STU Band Students

St. Thomas University Basketball Band

The Bobcat Basketball Band performs at STU Men’s and Women’s Basketball games. The BBB provides school spirit, electricity, and entertainment at STU athletics and community events.

Eligibility

All actively enrolled students at St. Thomas University are eligible to enroll and participate in the STU Band program. Membership is open to winds, brass, percussion, and color guard members. Band members must enroll into the BAND 103 course (1 unit) to participate.

Students who have never played an instrument can join the Bobcat Cubs program and learn to play, becoming eligible to join the band in one year.

Rehearsals

During the school year, the band meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4:30 to 6pm in the Bobcat Hall of Fame.

Academic Credit

Academic credit is necessary for participation in band. This applies to all curriculum electives. Students interested in participating in band must register for the 1unit course (University 103, 203, or 303).

Attendance

STU band members are required to attend all rehearsals and performances for all ensembles.

Band Camp: Fall ’22 August 11-19, 2022

All STU band members are required to report for the entirety of band camp.

Location: St. Thomas University,
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami, FL 33054

Contact: Matt Roche
mattroche@stu.edu