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WIND ENSEMBLE AND SYMPHONIC BAND FALL 2016 AUDITION MUSIC

CONWAY COMMUNITY BAND BEGINS THEIR 2016 SEASON (see below)

PHANTOM REGIMENT DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS TO HOLD DRUM MAJOR CAMP AT UCA JULY 18-21 (see below)

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Whether you are a first time visitor or already a friend of the band, you will find a lot of information about the UCA Bands here on our site.  Our strength is the diversity of the programs and ensembles we offer our students.  Students get world-class opportunities with a personal connection.  We offer a comprehensive program of three concert bands, three jazz ensembles, our Bear Marching Band, the Purple Rage Pep Band, Bearly Contained Indoor Drumline/Colorguard, and a wide variety of chamber ensembles. Our wind and percussion faculty are internationally recognized for their artistry and teaching.  Unique to our band program is the close interaction of the applied faculty with our entire program.  YOU BELONG to the UCA band family.

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Conway Community Band…

Come be a part of the 2016 Conway Community Band. If you are in the Conway area during May and June, you are invited to participate in the 2016 season, April 25 – July 1. Rehearsals are Monday evenings beginning on April 25 at 7:00pm in the Conway High School Band Room. The CCB performs three concerts at Simon Park in downtown Conway and for the Dixie Band Camp. Come join us.

Phantom Regiment Drum Major Camp at UCA…

The UCA Bands in conjunction with the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce their inaugural Drum Major camp at UCA. The camp includes interactive sessions with the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps, housing, meals, and instruction from the staff of the Phantom Regiment. The camp dates are July 18-21. Commuter and group rates are available. Enrollment is limited so register today. Go to http://regiment.org/camps/ for complete details and registration. We look forward to seeing you in Conway with the Phantom Regiment! Commuter and group discounts are available. Contact Brantley Douglas at bdouglas@uca.edu for more information commuter and group discount rates.

BEAR MARCHING BAND…

Move-in date for Summer Band Camp is Sunday, August 7th.  For more information, contact Mr. Brantley Douglas, Director of Athletic Bands.

The UCA Wind Ensemble…

can be heard on the new Charles Booker, Roger Cichy CD “Glorious Journey,” just released Spring 2015 by Mark Records.  The UCA Wind Ensemble recorded the title cut for the CD, “Glorious Journey,” by Charles Booker.  The world premiere recording of “Crossover,” commissioned for the Centennial Anniversary of the band, can be heard on composer David Gillingham’s webpage http://gillinghammusic.com/compositions.

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