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Wind Ensemble and Saxophone Professor Move to Final Round of American Prize
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.
Razorback Marching Band Announces 2019-2020 Drum Majors
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.
Works by Maslanka and Grainger Highlight Close of Spring Semester for University Bands
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.
Christopher Knighten Elected to the American Bandmasters Association
Christopher Knighten, director of bands in the Department of Music, has been elected to the American Bandmasters Association.
North American Saxophone Alliance Conference Concerts Feature Department of Music Ensembles
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.
400 Saxophonists to Visit the U of A for North American Saxophone Alliance Region 4 Conference
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.
University Bands See Record Enrollment and Academic Success
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.
Award-Winning Brass Quintet Anchors Two Weeks of Summer Music Camp Concerts
The 60th annual Summer Band Camp will feature a series of free performances, including two by the Axiom Brass Quintet.
Robert and Karen Smith Back the Bands With $100,000 Campaign Commitment
Texas couple’s two $50,000 gifts will promote recruitment, outreach and general needs for the University of Arkansas Razorback Bands.
Razorback Marching Band Announces 2017-2018 Drum Majors
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.