Welcome to The University of Akron Bands. On behalf of the 300 music majors in the School of Music, and countless other academic majors represented in our band program, we want you to become a member of the UA Bands. Every ensemble in our program is open to students in all majors.
We hope you take a look around, and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any additional questions about the UA Bands. Please feel free to peruse the answers to some of our more Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Concert Bands and Athletic Bands.
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Summer Symphonic Band
Sunday - Thursday, June 12-16
Concert at Akron’s Lock 3 Park
Thursday, June 16, 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Galen S. Karriker and Mr. Andrew D. Feyes,conductors
Receive college credit with no tuition cost - pay only fees!
Sunday, June 12, 4-6:30 p.m.
Monday-Wednesday, June 13-15, 6-9 p.m.
Concert at Lock 3 Thursday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Sign up online at My Akron, Summer 5-week 1
For more information, please call the Band Office at 330-972-6919.
Summer Band Camp
June 20-24, 2016
For students entering 7th - 10th grades
Galen Karriker, Director of Bands
Andrew Feyes, Assistant Director of Bands
Work with conductors and faculty from The University of Akron School of Music and area professionals.
• Band rehearsals with camp directors.
• Sectionals and technique classes.
• Recitals by UA faculty and students.
• Students will perform a concert at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 24, for family and friends.
1) Commuter student: $250 - lunch included.
2) Overnight student: $475 - all meals, housing and extracurricular activities.
Application forms must be completed before the camper is permitted to attend.
Call 330-972-6919 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.