UA Marching Band

University of Akron Bands

The University of Akron

Symphonic Band - conducted by Galen Karriker.

Concert Band - conducted by Andrew Feyes.

University Band - conducted by Galen Karriker, Laurie Lafferty, Andrew Feyes and graduate assistants.

Marching Band - conducted by Galen Karriker and Andrew Feyes.

Blue and Gold - conducted by Galen Karriker and Andrew Feyes.

Participation in band is by audition. For details, call the Band Office at 330-972-6919.

Zips Invitational Marching Band Show

Saturday, Oct. 18, beginning at 10 a.m.

InfoCision Stadium, Summa Field

$7 general admission 

Children five and younger free


10:30 a.m. - Wellington High School Dukes Marching Band
10:45 - Shenandoah Zeps Marching Band
11:00 - Buckeye High School Marching Band
11:15 - Orrville Red Rider Marching Band
11:30 - Chippewa High School Marching Band
11:45 - Lunch
12:45 - Licking Heights Marching Band
1:00 - Avon Lake Marching Shoremen
1:15 - New Philadelphia High School Marching Quaker Band
1:30 - The Mentor High School Fighting Cardinal Marching Band
1:45 - Brunswick High School Marching Blue Devils
2:00 - Davidson Wildcat Marching Band
2:45 - “Ohio’s Pride,” The University of Akron Marching Band in exhibition
3:15 - Awards

43rd Annual Ohio Band Directors Conference

Saturday, December 6, 2014

- OBDC Honors Band

- Gahanna Lincoln High School Gold Band

- Lake High School Symphonic Winds

- UA Symphonic, Concert & University Bands

- Guest composer Dr. Ralph Hultgren, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.

- Guest conductor Loras John Schissel, conductor of the Blossom Festival Band.

OBDC Materials

Mark your calendars!

Band Clinic Concert

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

6:30 pm

E.J. Thomas Hall

Guest clinician, Frank Tracz, Director of Bands at Kansas State University.