Marching Band

University of Akron BandsSymphonic Band

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.


Be a part of the Homecoming Alumni Band!

Saturday, Oct. 4

InfoCision Stadium

For details, click here


High School Junior/Senior Day

Saturday, Oct. 11, kickoff TBA

Register online!

Gameday schedule:

• One hour, 15 minutes before kickoff - Meet at Coleman Common for pregame concert

• 45 minutes before kickoff - March with the Zips Band to InfoCision Stadium

• 20 minutes before kickoff - Watch "Ohio's Pride" perform pregame from the sideline

• Sit with the Zips Band durin ghte game and play!

• Halftime - Watch the halftime show from the sideline!

Click here to register or call 330-972-6919.  See you there!


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.