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    The Concert Band is open to all university students. The band meets three days per week for students who want to make great music, but simply don't have the time to commit to a more involved ensemble. The Concert Band typically consists of approximately 50 musicians, a majority of whom are pursuing degrees other than music. Degrees range from business to education, biology to philosophy. Regardless of the major, all of these students participate in the Concert Band to continue their performance skills on their respective instruments and to escape from the pressures of academic classes.

  • Grise, Monte
    Faculty
    School of Performing Arts

    Office: CA 107
    Phone: 218.477.2103
    Email: monte.grise@mnstate.edu

    Monte C. Grisé is the conductor of the MSUM Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band and directs the athletic bands. He also teaches secondary instrumental conducting and instrumental methods. In addition, Grisé also serves as the applied saxophone instructor. Grisé earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Conducting and Pedagogy from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, a Master of Music in Performance and Pedagogy from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Montana State University – Bozeman.