The Xavier University Pep Band is a performance ensemble, with its members serving as musical ambassadors for the university. This ensemble performs at home Men's and Women's Basketball games, and also does special performances at several other on-campus university events. The band also travels to tournament games for Men's and Women's Basketball. The Pep Band reaches well over 750,000 people each season through its live performances at the games and millions through the broadcast media of television and radio.
Students enrolled in this course will learn a repertoire of audience-pleasing (popular music) literature. Students are exposed to select, specially arranged music, designed for this particular idiom, drawn from various musical genres.