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!

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Tim Heath to
Wake Forest and SOTOGAB!

Dr. Tim Heath

Dr. Tim Heath joins Wake Forest from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to his tenure at Samford, Dr. Heath received his Doctorate from the University of Alabama where he worked closely with the Million Dollar Band. Dr. Heath is excited to join the Demon Deacons and the Atlantic Coast Conference as the Director of Athletic Bands at Wake Forest.
You may find a complete biography of Dr. Heath here.

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2019 SOTOGAB Band Camp Schedule


Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Utah State Aggies
Season Record: 0-0 (0-0 ACC)

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Demon Deacons win 2018 Jared Birmingham Bowl in Thrilling Fashion

Wake Forest defeated Memphis, 37-34 in one of the most exciting bowl games of the 2018-2019 season. For a full recap of the game,
click here.

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

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

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."