Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band offers performance opportunities and experience in the standard and contemporary wind band literature. Students are provided an opportunity to develop technique and artistic expression through ensemble preparation, individual practice, and on-campus performances.


To schedule an audition, please visit our Next Steps page, contact the CBU School of Music office by phone at 951-343-4251, or email us at


Mr. Dan St. Marseille

Conductor, Symphonic Band
Mr. Dan St. Marseille is a renowned Jazz saxophonist/clarinetist who plays in the tradition of all the jazz legends. Employing a warm tone and melodic approach, he has won praise from jazz critics worldwide and has worked with many major jazz and commercial artists and bands.

Dan's recordings are heard internationally on jazz radio and have been the subject of articles in such publications as Downbeat, JazzTimes, Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, Japan's Jazz Critic magazine, France’s International Herald Tribune, among others. St. Marseille's recordings have received four-star ratings in the third edition of the All Music Guide to Jazz; The Experts Guide to the Best Jazz.

Dan holds a B.M. in Clarinet Performance from Chapman University and an M.M. in Saxophone Performance with Jazz Studies Emphasis from California State University Fullerton. His private teachers include George Waln, David Atkins, Gary Foster, and Arthur Hoberman.

Recent Symphonic Band Concerts/Appearances

  • December 9, 2020

    Virtual Ensemble Recording
    CBU Campus

  • December 7-8, 2019

    A CBU Christmas
    CBU Campus

  • November 10, 2019

    Magnolia Church
    Riverside, CA

  • April 7, 2019

    Magnolia Church
    Riverside, CA

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