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!

2019 SOTOGAB Leadership Team

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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,"

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Thoughts on a Successful Band Camp

August 28, 2017

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

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

August 4, 2017

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

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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."