PO Box 706, Indianapolis, IN 46206, US

Welcome to The Indianapolis Symphonic Band Inc

Who we are

Meet The Board

President - Steve Blanchard

General Manager - Edward S. Zlaty 

VP of Personnel  - Jeff Dick

VP of Public Relations - Amber Beams

VP of Operations - John Marshall

Treasurer - Jim Scott

Secretary - Nancy Cushman

Members - Bob Barton, Eric Hjelming, Peg Paulson

Conductor (ISB)

 The Indianapolis Symphonic Band is currently looking for a new conductor to lead the band. The band, which has a 60-year history in the Indianapolis area, is made up of both professional and highly skilled amateur local musicians. The ISB regularly presents about 10 concerts a year including 5 of those at the Warren Performing Arts Center where it is the ensemble-in-residence. Rehearsals are generally on Tuesday evenings at Warren Central High School. The conductor would usually have 2-4 rehearsals in preparation for concerts. If you are interested in this position, please send your résumé to Steve Blanchard, President of the ISB Board of Directors at sblanchard@indyband.org. Auditions will consist of conducting several pieces at upcoming concerts. This is a volunteer position.  


Assistant Conductor (ISB)


Steve Meurer is the Assistant Director of the Indianapolis Symphonic Band and a member of the ISBtrombone section.

He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in music education from Indiana State University.

Steve has an extensive background as a public school music educator, having served as Director of Bands at Western Boone Jr. Sr. High School, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, Lawrence Central High School, and Craig Middle School.

Steve has been the orchestra director at Lawrence Central and Fishers High Schools, and Key Learning Community in IPS.

He is currently the music director at Legacy Bible Church in Noblesville.

Conductor (Barton Rogers Band)

 Jane Dobson Poio is the leader of The Barton Rogers Big Band. Jane is a longtime member of the sax section of Barton Rogers Big Band as well as a 31 year member of the Indianapolis Symphonic Band in the clarinet section. Her jazz experience includes 20 years with the New Ventures Jazz Band in Indianapolis, the Normal City Music Company in Muncie, and jazz studies with Dr. John Spicknall at Indiana State University. In addition, Jane is an adjudicator for solo and jazz music contests and has performed in the past with the Carmel Symphony and with theater musical productions. Jane is a music teacher with the Indianapolis Public Schools.