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A Tradition of Excellence

Founded in 1890, the OSU Band was the first band organized in what is now known as the PAC-12 Conference. Since then, the band has grown into a well-respected program both regionally and nationally. The band program serves over 450 students each year through marching, pep, concert, and jazz bands. Learn more...

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Founded in 1890, the OSU Band was the first band organized in what is now known as the PAC-12 Conference.

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The OSU Marching Band is comprised of students from all majors in the University and performs at home football games and select away games. The band prides itself in presenting energetic, entertaining performances and plays a big part in the game atmosphere at Reser Stadium.

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A full instructional staff listing can be found here.
Mr. Olin Hannum
Director of Athletic Bands
Olin Hannum is the Director of Athletic Bands at Oregon State University, where he leads the OSU Marching Band and oversees all band activities associated with athletic events.
Dr. Chris Chapman
Director of Bands
Christopher Chapman is the Director of Bands at Oregon State University where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds, and coordinates wind band conducting studies.
Dr. Jason Gossett
Assistant Marching Band Director
Jason Gossett is our newest faculty member, having recently joined the OSU community as a specialist in instrumental music education.
Dr. Robert Brudvig
Director of Percussion Studies
Bob Brudvig is the Director of Percussion Studies and Associate Professor of Music at OSU. In addition to his percussion duties, Dr. Brudvig teaches music theory, aural skills, and History of Rock & Roll.