UA Bands Calendar

For the full school of music calendar, please see:
http://music.arizona.edu/News-Events/

October 21, 8:00 AM at Arizona Stadium: 64th Annual Band Day
Venue

Arizona Stadium
540 North Vine Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85721

Tickets

$8, 5, 3 (day of event cash only)

Fine Arts Box Office
520-621-1162
tickets.arizona.edu

64th Annual Band Day
High School Marching Band Competition featuring The Pride of Arizona Marching Band
October 21, Saturday, All day
Arizona Stadium, $8, 5, 3 (day of event cash only)
Tickets at Fine Arts Box Office or online bandday.music.arizona.edu

October 24, 7:30 PM at Crowder Hall: UA Wind Symphony

Venue

Crowder Hall
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721-0004

Tickets

$5

Fine Arts Box Office
520-621-1162
tickets.arizona.edu

The University of Arizona Wind Symphony is made up of outstanding undergraduate and graduate performers at the Fred Fox School of Music. Under the direction of Associate Director of Bands Chad Shoopman, the Wind Symphony performs a wide variety of standard and modern wind band literature. This exciting program includes hallmark works by Mackey, Jager and Schuman.

October 26, 7:30PM at Crowder Hall: UA Wind Ensemble Featuring Matthew Tropman, tuba

Venue

Crowder Hall
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721-0004

Tickets

$10, 7, 5

Fine Arts Box Office
520-621-1162
tickets.arizona.edu

The University of Arizona Wind Ensemble enjoys a national and international reputation as one of the premiere ensembles of its kind. Under the leadership of Director of Bands Chad Nicholson, musicians represent many of the finest wind and percussion performers in the Fred Fox School of Music. This concert will feature faculty artist Dr. Matthew Tropman, performing “Three Visions of El Greco” for tuba and wind ensemble by Ethan Wickman.

November 8, 7:00 PM at Holsclaw Hall: UA Chamber Winds

Venue

Holsclaw Hall
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721-0004

Tickets

$Free

Contact Information

(520) 621-1655

Under the direction of Dr. Chad Nicholson, the UA Chamber Winds is a small, flexible ensemble consisting of distinguished woodwind and brass players from the Fred Fox School of Music. This ensemble provides these students with an important chamber music experience that places a high degree of musical responsibility upon each individual, and highlights wind music from the 17th century to newly composed repertoire.

November 30, 7:30 PM at Crowder Hall: UA Wind Ensemble; UA Wind Symphony
Venue

Crowder Hall
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721-0004

Tickets

$10, 7, 5

Fine Arts Box Office
520-621-1162
tickets.arizona.edu

Sharing the podium at this evening’s concert will be former Director of Bands at the University of Arizona, Gregg Hanson. Professor Hanson, who led the ensemble for 26 years, will be warmly welcomed back for a special selection in this program.

December 8, 6-7:30 PM at Rincon University High School: Regional Etude Workshop

Presented by The University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music
Hosted by Rincon-University High School

What: University of Arizona faculty or music students will hold masterclasses for each section in band (flute, oboe/English horn, bassoon, clarinet, saxophones, trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion) and the rhythm section for a jazz band (piano, guitar, bass, drum-set). Instruction will be decided by individual faculty, but may include group fundamentals, regional etudes, pedagogy for each specific instrument, and tips on how to audition.

When: 12/8/17, 6pm-7:30pm

Where: Rincon University High School, separate classrooms TBA, registration Band Room

Who: All High School Students

Information: bands.music.arizona.edu/etude

December 9, 1:30 PM at Crowder Hall: University of Arizona Outreach Honor Band 25th Anniversary Concert
The Fred Fox School of Music welcomes Dr. Matthew Williams to the faculty. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in music education, Dr. Williams will direct the UA Outreach
Honor Band, an ensemble open to advanced musicians in grades 6-9 from Southern Arizona music programs. Assisted by music education and music performance majors, repertoire is selected to challenge the members on several levels and features pieces by leading composers for wind ensembles and young bands. For more information contact Dr. Williams, mlwilliams@email.arizona.edu
December 9, 9-5 PM: Conducting Workshop
The event is for anyone that is looking to develop skills and knowledge of conducting and rehearsing concert ensembles, including rehearsal tips and technical conducting instruction.  The workshop is hosted by UA Bands and the Fred Fox School of Music and the conducting participants will conduct a wind ensemble of U of A music students. The clinicians are the band faculty members at the U of A: Dr. Chad R. Nicholson, Prof. Chad Shoopman, and Prof. Yudai Ueda.

Observers: $25 for observers
*Discounted Fee: $20 for observers if your high school or middle school student applies for the 2018 UA High School Honor Band or the UA Middle School Outreach Band

Please mail your check, made payable to THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, to:
UA Band Office
Band Conducting Workshop
Fred Fox School of Music
PO Box 210004
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721

Location:
University of Arizona – Fred Fox School of Music
Park Garage on the north side of the building is free on weekends.

January 13, 5:00 PM at Crowder Hall: UA High School Honor Band Concert

UA High School Honor Band Concert
Youth Ensemble
January 13, Saturday, 5:00 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $Free

The University of Arizona High School Honor Band is a world-class musical experience for high school woodwind, brass, and percussion musicians. The band is led by UA Director of Bands, Dr. Chad R. Nicholson and Associate Director of Bands, Chad Shoopman.

More Info:
http://honorband.music.arizona.edu/

March 1, 7:30 PM at Centennial Hall: UA Wind Ensemble & UA Wind Symphony
Venue

Centennial Hall
1020 E. University
Tucson, AZ 85721

Tickets

$10, 7, 5

Fine Arts Box Office
520-621-1162
tickets.arizona.edu

UA Wind Ensemble & UA Wind Symphony
Featuring Theodore Buchholz, cello
March 1, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Hall, $10, 7, 5

The University of Arizona Wind Ensemble will be featured at the 2018 College Band Directors National Association conference at Sonoma State University. This concert will provide our home audience with a conference preview. The Wind Ensemble will showcase faculty artist Theodore Buchholz on a new work by acclaimed composer Carter Pann, which was co-commissioned by the University of Arizona. The High Songs for Amplified Cello and Chamber Winds is a work that broadens the possibilities of strings and wind band colors using a modern musical language.

April 13, 7:00 PM at Holsclaw Hall: UA Chamber Winds
Venue

Holsclaw Hall
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721-0004

Tickets

$Free

Contact Information

520-621-1655

UA Chamber Winds
April 13, Friday, 7:00 p.m.
Holsclaw Hall, $Free

April 20, 2:00 PM at Centennial Hall: Arizona All-State High School Festival

Venue

Centennial Hall
1020 E. University
Tucson, AZ 85721

Tickets

$Free

Contact Information

520-621-1655

Arizona All-State High School Festival
Fred Fox School of Music Host Concert: April 20, Friday, 2:00 p.m., Centennial Hall, $Free
All-State Orchestra, Band & Choir Final Concert: April 21, Saturday, 3:00 p.m., Centennial Hall, $Free

Every three years the University of Arizona hosts Arizona’s All-State Festival. Top band, orchestra and choir students from around the state visit our campus for an intense period of rehearsal with nationally known conductors that culminates in a final concert. The Fred Fox School of Music presents a dynamic showcase concert performed by our top ensembles for the 500 participating students and their teachers.

April 21, 3:00 PM at Centennial Hall: Arizona All-State High School Festival

Venue

Centennial Hall
1020 E. University
Tucson, AZ 85721

Tickets

$Free

Contact Information

520-621-1655

Arizona All-State High School Festival
Fred Fox School of Music Host Concert: April 20, Friday, 2:00 p.m., Centennial Hall, $Free
All-State Orchestra, Band & Choir Final Concert: April 21, Saturday, 3:00 p.m., Centennial Hall, $Free

Every three years the University of Arizona hosts Arizona’s All-State Festival. Top band, orchestra and choir students from around the state visit our campus for an intense period of rehearsal with nationally known conductors that culminates in a final concert. The Fred Fox School of Music presents a dynamic showcase concert performed by our top ensembles for the 500 participating students and their teachers.

April 26, 7:30, PM at Crowder Hall: UA Wind Ensemble; UA Wind Symphony
Venue

Crowder Hall
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721-0004

Tickets

$10, 7, 5

Fine Arts Box Office
520-621-1162
tickets.arizona.edu

UA Wind Ensemble
Featuring Jackie Glazier, clarinet
April 26, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $10, 7, 5

The Wind Ensemble presents its final concert of the academic year showcasing faculty artist Jackie Glazier as a featured clarinet soloist. The raucous piece, “Black Dog” by Scott McAllister, is a memorable modern work that will certainly dazzle from start to finish!

April 28, 7:30 PM at Crowder Hall: UA Concert Band
Venue

Crowder Hall
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721-0004

Tickets

$5

Fine Arts Box Office
520-621-1162
tickets.arizona.edu

UA Concert Band
April 28, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $5

UA Concert Band, formerly known as Symphonic Band, performs large ensemble works, including standard repertoire and popular musical settings for band. The group provides a positive musical outlet for all students, regardless of major.

May 5, 1:30 PM at Crowder Hall: Outreach Honor Band 25th Anniversary Concert
Venue

Crowder Hall
1017 N Olive Rd
Tucson, AZ 85721-0004

Tickets

$Free

Contact Information

520-621-1655

Outreach Honor Band 25th Anniversary Concert
Youth Ensemble
May 5, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $Free