High School Junior/Senior Day

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Akron Zips vs. SUNY Buffalo
Game time: To be announced 2 weeks prior to game

Each fall The University of Akron Bands welcomes any High School Junior or Senior who is interested in attending UA and participating in the Zips Marching Band to join us for our annual “Junior/Senior” Day.

Students can bring their instrument, sit with the band and play in the stands, and observe ‘Ohio’s Pride’ The University of Akron Marching Band in pre-game and half-time performance from the 50 yard-line – field level!

Please note: Drummers and Auxiliary performers (colorguard and twirlers) do not need to bring instruments or equipment.  The UA Bands will provide an instrument for Sousaphone players (bring your own mouthpiece).  All other wind players should bring their own instrument (case is optional).

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Game Day Schedule

  • 1 hour 45 minutes before kickoff: Meet at Coleman Common for pregame concert45 minutes before kickoff: March with Zips Marching Band to InfoCision Stadium
  • 20 minutes prior to kickoff: Watch "Ohio's Pride" perform pregame from sidelines
  • Sit with Zips Band during the game and play! (Bring your instrument* to perform with us)
  • Halftime: Watch the halftime show from the sideline

Sousaphones: Bring your own mouthpiece. We will provide an instrument
Percussionists: You will sit with the drumline. No need to bring your own instrument.
Colorguard/Twirlers: Just come and join us in the stands.