The University of Akron Bands

Welcome to The University of Akron Bands. On behalf of the 175 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 ALL students regardless of your academic major. Students who are enrolled at Wayne College are also eligible to participate in the UA Bands.


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Zippy's All-star Marching Band

Summer Symphonic Band

New this year: Enroll for the class to receive college credit


Join us without having to enroll


This year's conference will resume in the UA Student Union, and we are thrilled to announce the 2022 OBDC Guest Composer, TBA.

  • Featured ensembles to come

Honor Band

The OBDC High School Honor Band

See OBDC details here

See Honor Band details here


Contact us if you have any questions about our UA Bands or review some of our more Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Concert Bands and Athletic Bands.

Contact us

Phone: 330-972-6919
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