If you are interested in becoming part of the all the exciting opportunities the University Band can offer, welcome!Without a doubt, being a member of the Band Program is one of the most enriching, memorable, and worthwhile experiences available to students at University High School. You will grow personally and emotionally, develop your artistic and athletic abilities, and forge positive, lifelong friendships.
Important Dates"History belongs to those who show up!" If you are thinking about joining, the first thing you should do is join us for these upcoming new member events:
Percussion Clinics: March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22 | 4:30 - 7:00 PM
These clinics are for anyone interested in being in next year's percussion section.
Color Guard Clinics: May 1, 8, 15, 22 | 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
These clinics are for anyone interested in next year's color guard. No experience required.
Icebreaker: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 5 PM – 8 PM (Parent Meeting at 7 PM)
Our first meeting of next year's band: there is no commitment from coming to the Icebreaker, so anyone interested should check it out! There is also a Parent Meeting this night at 7 o'clock PM.
Mini-Camp: Thursday and Friday, June 1 and 2, 2017 | 10 AM – 4 PM
Auditions for Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Big Band happen at Mini-Camp. Also, to secure a spot in the marching band show, the $50 deposit is due on Friday.
After these dates, please refer to our Band Handbook for next year's calendar.
Frequently Asked QuestionsQuestions? Contact a band director or check our FAQ list.
Get Signed Up
Finally, you should contact your guidance counselor to make sure you are signed up for a band class. Most freshmen should be in the Concert Band or the Beginning Percussion Ensemble. Color Guard members should sign up for Eurhythmics.
Your guidance counselor is determined by your last name:
Last Names: A - Caq
Last Names: Car - Fif
Last Names: Fig - Kind
Last Names: Kine - Nd
Last Name: Ne - Riv
Last Name: Riw - Thi
Last Name: Thu - Z