Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Fraternity for College Band Members, is an organization operating exclusively in the field of the college band. It's purposes are as follows:

  1. To promote the existence and welfare of the college and university band, and to cultivate at large a wholesome respect for their activites and achievements.
  2. To honor outstanding band members through privilege of membership extended as reward for technical achievement and appreciation for the best in music.
  3. To stimulate campus leadership and promulgate and uncompromising respect, through the medium of the college band, for gracious conduct, good taste, and unswerving loyalty.
  4. To foster a close relationship between college bands and promote a high average of attainment by the performance of good music and selection of worthwile projects.
  5. To provide a pleasant and helpful social experience for all engaged in college band work and to cooperate with other musical organizations in a manner consistent with the purposes of the institution at which chapters are located.

Preamble to the National Constitution of Kappa Kappa Psi fraternity