Bearcat Bands

Bearcat Bands Calendar

Last update: Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Rehearsals and Performances for Academic Year 2020-21

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

For a list of home football performances, please see the team schedule at GoBearcats.com.

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
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.

For a list of home basketball performances, please see the team schedules available at GoBearcats.com.

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

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

Fall Concert Band
Rehearsals Performances
Mondays beginning 19 October, 4:40 to 6:55 PM

Veterans Day Ceremony, TBA date and time (morning) in TUC Atrium

Concert, TBA date and time (evening) in CCM Corbett Auditorium

Spring Concert Bands
Rehearsals Performances

Tuesdays and Thursdays all semester

Afternoon Concert Band from 3:30 to 5:15 PM

Evening Concert Band from 5:30 to 7:15 PM

Advanced Concert Band from 7:30 to 9:15 PM

Advanced Concert Band, TBA date in TUC Atrium, 7:30 PM

All bands concert, TBA date in CCM Corbett Auditorium, 7:00 PM

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

Fall Jazz Band
Rehearsals Performances
Mondays beginning 19 October, 7:05 to 9:20 PM Concert, TBA date in CCM Corbett Auditorium, 7:00 PM
Spring Jazz Bands
Rehearsals Performances

Mondays and Wednesdays all semester

Jazz Band rehearsals Mon. from 4:40 to 6:25 PM (sectionals Wed. 7:05 to 8:00 PM)

Advanced Jazz Band rehearsals Mon. from 7:30 to 9:15 PM (sectionals Wed. 8:15 to 9:10 PM)

Advaned Jazz Band Swing Dance, TBA date in TUC Atrium, 2:00 PM

All Jazz Bands Concert, TBA date in Kresge Auditorium, 7:00 PM

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, 4:40 to 6:55 PM Concert, TBA date in Rockwern Band Center band room, 6:00 PM

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. Strongly encouraged for those interested in holding a position of student leadership in the Bearcat Bands.

Spring only.

Spring Percussion Training Clinic
Rehearsals Performances
Wednesdays 7:05 to 10:00 PM 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