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Wind Ensemble and Saxophone Professor Move to Final Round of American Prize

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A recorded performance by the U of A Wind Ensemble and Eric Troiano, instructor of saxophone, has been named a finalist for the 2019 American Prize.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards Band Music

Razorback Marching Band Announces 2019-2020 Drum Majors

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Band faculty members of Fulbright College have selected Connor Pocta, Tyler Osterman, Madison Spyres and Katie Craven as drum majors for the Razorback Marching Band for the 2019-20 academic year.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Arts Band Kinesiology Mechanical Engineering Music

Works by Maslanka and Grainger Highlight Close of Spring Semester for University Bands

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

University of Arkansas Bands will perform three concerts to celebrate the end of the spring semester at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center, April 23-30.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Band Music

Christopher Knighten Elected to the American Bandmasters Association

Friday, April 19, 2019

Christopher Knighten, director of bands in the Department of Music, has been elected to the American Bandmasters Association.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Arts Points of Pride Band Music

North American Saxophone Alliance Conference Concerts Feature Department of Music Ensembles

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The North American Saxophone Alliance Region 4 Conference, hosted by the Department of Music, will include four feature concert performances from March 14-17 at the Faulkner Center.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Band Music

400 Saxophonists to Visit the U of A for North American Saxophone Alliance Region 4 Conference

Friday, March 08, 2019

The University of Arkansas Department of Music will host the North American Saxophone Alliance Region 4 Conference March 14-17, which will include over 130 individual events.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Band Music

University Bands See Record Enrollment and Academic Success

Friday, March 02, 2018

Enrollment in University of Arkansas Bands hit new records for the 2017-18 academic school year with more than 400 students participating in the band program each semester. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Points of Pride Band Music

Award-Winning Brass Quintet Anchors Two Weeks of Summer Music Camp Concerts

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The 60th annual Summer Band Camp will feature a series of free performances, including two by the Axiom Brass Quintet.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Education Events Outreach Band Music

Robert and Karen Smith Back the Bands With $100,000 Campaign Commitment

Monday, May 22, 2017

Texas couple’s two $50,000 gifts will promote recruitment, outreach and general needs for the University of Arkansas Razorback Bands.

 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Giving Band

Razorback Marching Band Announces 2017-2018 Drum Majors

Friday, May 12, 2017

Drum major candidates go through a rigorous audition adjudicated by faculty. Students are required to teach marching fundamentals, demonstrate the traditional strut, conduct a musical selection, and complete an interview with band faculty.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Science Social Sciences Band Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry Kinesiology Mechanical Engineering Music Psychological Science
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