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.

43rd Annual Ohio Band Directors Conference

Saturday, December 6, 2014

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

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

- OBDC Honors Band

- Gahanna Lincoln High School Gold Band

- Lake High School Symphonic Winds

- UA Symphonic, Concert and University Bands

OBDC Materials

7:15 a.m.

OBDC Registration Opens Student Union Ballroom

7:30 a.m.

OMEA Adjudicated Events Clinic Max Treier and William Guegold

Student Union 312

8:30 a.m.

CONCERT #1 UA University Band Galen S. Karriker and Laurie Lafferty, conductors

Student Union Ballroom

9:15 a.m.

CONCERT #2 Lake High School Symphonic Winds Mark Tryon, conductor

Student Union Ballroom

10:15 a.m.

CONCERT #3 UA Concert Band Andrew D. Feyes, conductor

Student Union Ballroom

11:15 a.m.

Concert #4 Gahanna Lincoln High School Gold Band Rob Cebriak, conductor

Student Union Ballroom

12:00 p.m.

OBDC Hall of Fame Luncheon
Open to all directors
preregistration required $12.00

Student Union Ballroom C/D/E

1:15 p.m.

CONCERT #5 UA Symphonic Band Galen S. Karriker, conductor

Student Union Ballroom

2:15 p.m.

Ralph Hultgren, Guest Composer Clinic “Inspiration or Apathy: Why Teach Music?”

Student Union 312

3:15 p.m.

CONCERT #6 OBDC Honor Band
Loras John Schissel, conductor
Student Union Ballroom
OBDC Hall of Fame Recipient Ceremony during concert

5:00/6:00 p.m.

Join Ralph Hultgren & Loras Schissel for Reception/Dinner Bricco Akron

(at directors expense)

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.