Bearcat Bands

Bearcat Bands Calendar

Weekly calendars are always a projection and a work in progress. They can change due to weather, facilities, and innumerable other reasons.

Last update: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Summary of Offerings for Academic Year 2020

Fall only. Audition is required. Participation in Basketball Band expected.

Marching Band Weekly Rehearsal Schedule
Day Time Who
Tuesdays & Thursdays all semester

5:30 PM

6 to 8:30 PM

Percussion sectionals

Full band rehearsals

Wednesdays all semester 6 to 8 PM Full band rehearsals or "flex" for other needs (ex. sectionals)
Saturdays and other game days prior to Varies Full band

Fall and spring semesters. Audition is required. The Marching Band is divided to create multiple Basketball Bands. Participation in Marching Band is expected.

Basketball Band
Rehearsals Performances
Prior to every scheduled game for each particular band TBA

There are fall and spring Concert Band opportunities. Audition is required.

Fall Concert Band
Rehearsals Performances
Mondays beginning 14 October, 5 to 7 pm

Friday, 08 November (Veterans Day Ceremony), TBA time in the morning

Thursday, 12 December in CCM Corbett Auditorium (Concert), 7:30 PM

Spring Concert Bands
Rehearsals Performances

Tuesdays and Thursdays all semester

Afternoon Concert Band from 2:45 to 4:45 PM

Evening Concert Band from 5 to 7 PM

Advanced Concert Band from 7:15 to 9:15 PM

Advanced Concert Band Thursday, 06 February in TUC Atrium, 7:30 PM

All bands Tuesday, 28 April in CCM Corbett Auditorium, 7:30 PM

There are fall and spring Jazz Band opportunities. Audition is required.

Fall Jazz Band
Rehearsals Performances
Mondays beginning 14 October, 7:15 to 9 PM Thursday, 12 December in CCM Corbett Auditorium (Concert), 7:30 PM
Spring Jazz Bands
Rehearsals Performances

Mondays and Wednesdays all semester

Jazz Band rehearsals Mon. from 5 to 6:45 PM (sectionals Wed. 7:15 to 8:00 PM)

Advanced Jazz Band rehearsals Mon. from 7:00 to 8:45 PM (sectionals Wed. 8:15 to 9:00 PM)

TBA

Spring only. Opportunities for those with no playing experience and for those that would like to learn a second (or third, or more) instrument.

Spring Beginning Band
Rehearsals Performances
Wednesdays all semester, 5:00 to 7:00 PM TBA

Spring semester only.

Winter Exhibition Color Guard
Rehearsals Performances
Wednesday evenings from mid-January thru early March Usually one or two at UC men's and/or women's basketball. Audition is required.

Spring only.

Spring Student Leadership Development Clinic
Rehearsals Performances
Wednesdays all semester, 3:00 to 4:45 PM None. Urged for those interested in Bearcat Bands leadership.

Spring only.

Spring Percussion Training Clinic
Rehearsals Performances
One evening per week TBD from mid-January thru mid-April None. Urged for those auditioning for the UC Marching Band percussion. Open to all college and high school students with experience.

Spring only.

Spring Color Guard Training Clinic
Rehearsals Performances
Wednesday evenings from mid-March thru mid-April None. Urged for those auditioning for the UC Marching Band Color Guard. Open to all college and high school students with or without experience.

Spring only.

Spring Drum Major Society Training Clinic
Rehearsals Performances
Friday afternoons from mid-January thru mid-March None. Open to all college and high school students with or without experience. Contact the band office for information.

Summer only.

Summer Community Band
Rehearsals Performances
Wednesdays beginning in May thru July; email coordinator Kristen Price at kris2006@gmail.com for more information

TBA

Fall Semester 2019 - weekly

2019 Pre-Season Camp Schedule on UC Main Campus
Dates Event
Monday & Tuesday, 12-13AUG2019 Student Leadership Team
Wednesday, 14AUG2019

New member orientation

Residence hall move-in

Full band begins

Thursday thru Wednesday, 15-21AUG2019

Full pre-season rehearsal days

Perform for "Buddy Roger's Music Ultimate Band Camp" attendees the evening of Sunday, 18 August, TBA pm - not a public performance

Thursday, 22AUG2019

Final pre-season rehearsal day

End-of-camp preview performance (FREE and open to the public!) @ Sheakley Athletics Center, 7 pm

Friday, 23AUG2019 New Student Convocation performance @ 5/3 Arena and Gettler Stadium, TBA pm
Bearcat Bands Week 1 Schedule
Date Event Location Time Additional Info
Tuesday, 27AUG2019 MB Rehearsal Rockwern Band Center & adjacent athletic facilities 6 to 8:30 PM Percussion sectional begins at 5:30 PM
Wednesday, 28AUG2019 MB Rehearsal Rockwern Band Center & adjacent athletic facilities 6 to 8 PM Percussion sectional begins at 5:30 PM
Thursday, 29AUG2019 MB Performance Nippert Stadium TBA Football vs. UCLA
Bearcat Bands Week 2 Schedule
Date Event Location Time Additional Info
Monday, 02SEP2019 No classes     Labor Day
Tuesday, 03SEP2019 MB Rehearsal Rockwern Band Center & adjacent athletic facilities 6 to 8:30 PM Percussion sectional begins at 5:30 PM
Wednesday, 04SEP2019 MB Rehearsal Rockwern Band Center & adjacent athletic facilities 6 to 8 PM Percussion sectional begins at 5:30 PM
Thursday, 05SEP2019 MB Rehearsal Rockwern Band Center & adjacent athletic facilities 6 to 8:30 PM Percussion sectional begins at 5:30 PM
Saturday, 07SEP2019 MB Trip & Performance Columbus, OH TBA Football vs. Ohio State