Upcoming High School Events

Horn Day

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

For interested middle and high school directors and their French horn students to join us for afternoon clinic sessions and an evening concert by The University of Akron Symphonic Band.

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High School Band Clinic Festival

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

This one-day festival includes a clinic session with a guest conductor, master-class sessions with UA Applied Faculty, a concert performance by the UA Bands ensembles, and a closing concert, featuring all of the participating bands.

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High School Junior/Senior Day

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Open to any Junior or Senior who is interested in attending UA and participating in the Zips Marching Band. Sit with the band and play in the stands, and observe ‘Ohio’s Pride’ Marching Band in pre-game and half-time performance from the 50 yard-line.

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OMEA Zips Invitational

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017

The show features marching bands from across the state and ratings are given by OMEA sanctioned adjudicators in preparation for OMEA State Marching Band Finals. All bands are welcome and many perform in “festival” class.

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High School Band Day

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017

Participating bands join the UA Marching Band for a performance during the half-time festivities of an Akron Zips home football game.

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