University Community Band
Fall & Spring Sessions18+ or approved minorZelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 280)

There is no formal audition, but previous band experience is required. The band performs one concert each semester with repertoire including standard and contemporary pieces.


Rehearsals take place Mondays from 7–9:15 p.m. throughout the Fall and Spring semesters with a final concert to celebrate the season. Please visit the University Community Band page within the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for full dates and details.


Scott Corley Headshot
  • Teaching Professor, Instrumental Music Education & Conducting
  • Associate Director, University Bands
  • Music Director/Conductor, Youth Wind Ensemble (UWAY)
Thomas Gamboa HEADSHOT
  • Assistant Professor, Instrumental Conducting
  • Director, University Bands, New Music Ensemble


Auditions are not required to join. Instrument selections are made at time of registration. You must be registered prior to the beginning of the session. No walk-ins are allowed. Participation will be available on a first come-first served basis. Once slots are filled, you will be placed on a waiting list.

Community members & non-credit students:

Students seeking college credit should register by enrolling in one of the following:

  • MUS 30 – undergraduate students (1 credit, non-major)
  • MUS 334 – undergraduate students (3 credits, non-major, fulfills GER with additional assignments)
  • MUS 730 – graduate students (1 credit)