The Wake Forest University Athletic Bands consist of the Marching Band and Pep Bands and are collectively referred to as the
Spirit of the Old Gold and Black (SOTOGAB).

 SOTOGAB is part of the Wake Forest University Athletics Department and the Wake Forest Department of Music and is
the epitome of Wake Forest passion and pride.

A collection of the finest and most dedicated students,
SOTOGAB is what it means to be a Demon Deacon.

Go Deacs!

2017 Belk Bowl

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Texas A&M Aggies

Season Record: 7-5 (4-4 ACC)

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"Dear old Wake Forest, Thine is a noble name; Thine is a glorious fame, Constant and true."

Men’s Basketball Dominates Army

(6-4, 0-0 ACC)

The Demon Deacons took down the Black Knights on a cold and snowy night, 109-80. For a full recap of the game, click here.

Women’s Basketball Overwhelms Maryland Eastern Shore

(6-5, 0-0 ACC)

The Demon Deacons helped Jen Hoover achieve her 100th career victory with a 92-50 win over Maryland Eastern Shore. For a full recap of the game, click here.

Wake Forest Falls to Duke

The Demon Deacons (7-5, 4-4 ACC) fell to the Blue Devils, 31-23 (6-6, 3-5 ACC) in their season finale. For a full recap of the game, click here.

"We give thee of our praise, Adore thine ancient days, Sing thee our humble lays,"

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Thoughts on a Successful Band Camp

The 2017 season for SOTOGAB has already been one of the most successful in recent years. The quality and amount of material covered over...

Countdown to the BEST time of the year (MARCHING band season)!

Hi from SOTOGAB’s Recruitment Coordinator! My name is Daniella Feijoo. I’m a Junior at Wake Forest studying Politics and...


Future SOTOGAB Members

Learn more about what it means to be a member of the Spirit of the Old Gold and Black.


Current SOTOGAB Members

SOTOGAB Members, this is your hub for all the important information you need. Go Deacs!


Learn More About SOTOGAB

Discover our history, view our band staff bios, and see what being a Demon Deacon is all about.

"Mother, So Dear."