RIT Concert Band

The RIT Concert Band performs music written by a diverse array of voices in a variety of styles, including classic band repertoire, new commissions, and transcriptions. The Concert Band presents two concerts each semester and is open to all qualified wind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists by audition.


Concert Band White
Primarily Grade 2-4 Repertoire
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:30 - 7:45 p.m
SAU A130

Concert Band Orange
Primarily Grade 3-5 Repertoire
Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:00 - 9:15 p.m
SAU A130

Please click here for audition information. 


Enroll in Concert Band via FNRT-252. Contact Luke Camarillo for enrollment details.

About the Director

Luke Camarillo has conducted ensembles throughout the United States and abroad, most recently the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Nov Simfonichen Orkestŭrof of Bulgaria, and the OSSIA New Music Ensemble at the College Music Society National Conference. He has been selected as a Conducting Fellow at the Eastern Music Festival and the Juilliard Conducting Intensive. Trained as a clarinetist, he studied at Le Domaine Forget with Yehuda Gilad and Paul Meyer, and privately with Patrick Morgan, Richard Shanley, and Jun Qian.

Luke is currently pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Conducting at the Eastman School of Music where he studies with Mark Davis Scatterday. At Eastman, he is the Donald & Polly Hunsberger Fellow and recipient of the Frederick Fennell Conducting Fellowship. He serves as Assistant Conductor of the Eastman Wind Ensemble, and regularly appears as a conductor with the OSSIA New Music Ensemble. Prior to his studies at the Eastman School, he received the Master of Music degree in Conducting from the New England Conservatory. While at NEC, he led performances with the New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble and conducted premieres with the NEC Symphonic Winds and New Music Ensembles. After completing his undergraduate music training at Baylor University, Luke taught in the public schools of Austin, TX.

Recently Performed Repertoire

  • Frank Ticheli: Blue Shades
  • Alfred Reed: Armenian Dances
  • Kathryn Salfelder: Reminiscence
  • John Mackey: Strange Humors
  • Katahj Copley: Halcyon Hearts
  • David Holsinger: On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss
  • Gustav Holst: First Suite in E-flat
  • Omar Thomas: A Mother of a Revolution
  • David Maslanka: Give Us This Day
  • Dmitri Shostakovich/Hunsberger: Galop from Moscow
  • Cheremushky Morton Gould: American Salute
  • John Williams: The Complete Harry Potter

Ensemble Images


Luke Camarillo
Luke Camarillo
Director of Concert Band